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By: Marissa Salvesen on June 10th, 2015

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Middlewoods of Newington Resident Celebrates 102 Years!


Edna_turns_resizeStaff and residents at Middlewoods of Newington Independent & Assisted Living Community recently celebrated the birthday of 102-year old resident, Edna Timpson, on May 23rd.

The community recognized the centenarian with birthday festivities, lots of birthday hugs, and a special birthday song. Born in Toronto, Canada, Timpson has lived at Middlewoods for over a year and worked as a school teacher throughout her life.

Her hobbies included singing, traveling and square dancing with her husband. She continues to enjoy playing bridge, listening to music, and taking advantage of the full calendar of events and activities at Middlewoods, living life to the fullest even at age 102!

Middlewoods of Newington is an award-winning independent and assisted living community located at 2125 Main Street in Newington. For more information about the community, please contact Kathy Braga at 860.667.1336 or visit our website at www.middlewoodsofnewington.org. Middlewoods of Newington is owned and operated by United Methodist Homes, a local, not-for-profit organization based in Shelton, CT.

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About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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