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Birthday Celebrations at Penarth Based Care Home as Resident Turns 101

There were plenty of celebrations at a Penarth based care home as a resident turned 101.

Doreen Evans, a resident at MHA Morel Court celebrated her 101st birthday with a special birthday party.

She was surrounded by her family and a special guest in Cllr Laura Rochefort, Mayor of Penarth

The home offers 36 places for residential care and used the retreat room for the party, which included a beautiful birthday cake

June Mansell, community coordinator said:
“Doreen became a teacher when she left school and travelled for a while before settling down to become a wife and mother, had three children, five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

“She has been living at MHA Morel Court for more than 10 years and is a very popular member of the home.

“She enjoyed the company of the mayor and was in a good mood.

“Doreen really likes it when her family comes to visit and often refers to it as a party when she gets to see them all.”

“She was very happy to see her family and really enjoyed her day, for her the secret to a long life is to have a big family and one that is close by.”