101st B-Day for Leona Bedard!
LeonaBedard celebrated her 101st birthday, last Friday, with her fellow residents and staff members at Manoir Stanstead. Cook Patricia Buzzell organized the surprise event for Mrs. Bedard who has been living there for almost four years. “We decorated the dining area with pink balloons and gave Mrs. Bedard a bouquet of roses and a cake all for herself. She was really happy and excited, and celebrating her 101st birthday last the other residents wished her Friday at the Manoir Stanstead, gets a little help a ‘Happy Birthday’,” said Ms. from to blow out the candles on
her cake. Buzzell. “It’s not too often that someone celebrates their 101st birthday!” added Patricia.
Mrs. Bedard was described as a “very gentle, happy-go-lucky woman”. Every day, she puts on her coat and grabs her walker and goes out for a walk on the property, and sometimes heads down to the l’Age d’Or Club to see friends. And now you know the secrets of long-living: be kind, don’t worry too much, stay active and visit with friends!