To celebrate the landmark 100th Birthday of Gwen Mason, the care team at The Heights, gave her a party to remember as she received her traditional congratulatory letter from Her Majesty, The Queen, marking her milestone occasion.
Born in India, Gwen made the journey to her new life in England in the 70s, where she enjoyed living in London before her move to High Wycombe. Throughout her working life, she was praised for her diligence and expertise in a various Personal Assistant jobs across many sectors. She had great enjoyment of sport, jazz music and would love to play the piano for the local community.
In honour of Gwen, The Heights pulled out all the stops with a musical soundtrack from Sheralyn Edwards of ‘Musical Sunshine’, great food and an impressive celebratory cake. Gwen was also joined by members of her immediate family as well as her friends at the home.
Gwen’s daughter June commented: “Mum has always had a keen sense of humour and a very happy outlook on life. We’re so happy to be able to celebrate this incredible birthday with her at The Heights.“
When asked about her secret to living to such an incredible age, Gwen commented: “By keeping a positive outlook on life, an interest in people and combining it all with a firm hold on my Christian faith.”