Helen Maislan, a resident of Salisbury Estates in Pittsfield, is one of the residents honored on Thursday at the independent living community. At 96, she
Helen Maislan, a resident of Salisbury Estates in Pittsfield, is one of the residents honored on Thursday at the independent living community. At 96, she is what is called a nonagenarian, and credits her long life to staying active, playing tennis and golf. (Holly Pelczynski / Berkshire Eagle Staff)