Although she now struggles to speak, that hasn't kept her from charming everyone -- even fans across the world.
"While she's very independent, she's always been happiest when surrounded by others," her niece, Judith Barrett added. The outlet reports that Flowers received a flood of cards (nearly 700!) and plenty of goodies like gin, flowers, chocolates, and naturally, champagne.
"I'm lucky to have made many happy memories during my life and -- even at 108 -- I'm still making more," Flowers reportedly said with assistance from her caretaker.
She's also not the first person to have such a... creative theory for her longevity. In 2017, a 109-year-old named Ruth Benjamin swore up and down that bacon was, in fact, the answer. So I guess I'll just incorporate both into my diet?
h/t Food & Wine