Staying active keeps 93 year old volunteer young

Volunteer serves as inspiration to others

BOCA RATON, Fla. - It's one of those chores no one wants to do - the dishes. Hank Feniger can't get enough.

"My late wife used to say 'you're never satisfied, you gotta do a little bit more, a little bit more'," said Feniger.

The Ohio native spends his Thursday mornings at Boca Helping Hands, cleaning up for those coming in for a good meal. 

He says staying active keeps him young at 93 years old.

"They need help here, they can't afford to hire people, I feel it's my job to help," said Feniger.

Once Feniger finishes washing dishes you may think he heads home to relax, but that's not for him. Instead he's out in the hot sun washing cars for $25 a pop.

"I clean the cars pretty good, inside and out, check the oil and washer fluid, not bad for an amateur," said Feniger.

He doesn't pocket the money, he gives it back to Boca Helping Hands. It's that kind of selflessness that makes him an inspiration to others."

"I see this guy at 93 years old, strong as an ox, he comes in all morning and doesn't stop working," said Aaron Silberman, a fellow volunteer.

He has some advice for you and me.

"People just need to get out and do something, they'll live longer and be happier," said Feniger.

It's certainly working for him.

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