A First Birthday Party At 90
For Caring Circle patient, Lolitta Walsh, her 90th birthday is one she won’t forget.
When Lolitta shared the news of her upcoming birthday, her hospice care team wanted to make it an extra special time. Lolitta had always enjoyed family dinners on her birthday but never had an actual birthday party. Her caregiver, Yolanda, began planning a full-blown party to surprise Lolitta.
Her birthday celebration included the minister and friends from her local church, which she had been unable to attend in a year, as well as family and friends from across the country. They enjoyed a meal from Martin’s Supermarket in Stevensville, a beautiful cake from Tosi’s, and a wonderful time celebrating together.
“It’s my first birthday party, so it’s like starting all over again!” said Lolitta.
Some of her favorite gifts were a purple orchid, a handmade shawl, and a lap robe to keep warm. It seems that no matter what your age, whether it is your first party or your last, time spent with friends and family can create a momentary youthfulness. Lolitta and her guests enjoyed feeling young and fun again!