A full skirt with rounded shoulders. French lace and a tea length. A white tie tuxedo with two-tone shoes. Brown leather suspenders and a floppy newsboy cap. For many of us, these clothing combinations are just retro fashion styles, but, for the residents of Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wakefield, MA, these were the outfits worn on the happiest day of their lives: their wedding day. Recently, a newly engaged young woman, one of our most frequent visitors, ca
Mrs. Betty (Mary) Delaney and Mrs. Maria DiRico joined the elite ranks of centenarians and celebrated their 100th birthdays on May 25th and May 31st, respectively. Family members, friends, and others gathered to honor Delaney and DiRico at their residence, Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wakefield, MA, with plenty of fun and memorable photographs and refreshments. One in 26 baby boomers is now expected to live to 100; many more will reach the mid- to late-90’s.