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Woman Celebrates Her 103rd Birthday in Care Home with Rave-Themed Party: It Was 'Full of Joy'

The event featured neon balloons, flashing lights and glow sticks

<p>St Philips Care/SWNS</p> Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

St Philips Care/SWNS

Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

Young at heart!

Earlier this month, an elderly woman celebrated her 103rd birthday with a rave-themed party in her care home, according to SWNS.

Vera Sak, who is a great-great-grandmother, marked the celebratory occasion at the Chestnuts Residential Home in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, in the U.K. on March 1.

For the event, workers at the care home transformed one of their day rooms into a club, complete with neon balloons, flashing lights and glow sticks.

Celebrating with others residing at the location, Vera was also joined by her two sons, Robert and John.

<p>St Philips Care/SWNS</p> Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

St Philips Care/SWNS

Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

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Speaking about the heartfelt gesture for his mother that was made possible by the care home, John told SWNS, "They've gone above the call of duty, I think the staff here are so wonderful."

"Rather than just leave the residents to their own devices, there's always something going on here," he continued. "It's a two-way thing — some residents can't respond as well as others, but this room today is full of joy."

John added: "If there's ever a special occasion, they do push the boat out."

<p>St Philips Care/SWNS</p> Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

St Philips Care/SWNS

Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

In a statement of her own, care home manager Emma Phillips said, per SWNS, "We always plan special events for our residents’ birthday."

"The team [has] worked incredibly hard on this party, but it's not every day that someone turns 103," she further explained.

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<p>St Philips Care/SWNS</p> Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

St Philips Care/SWNS

Vera Sak celebrating her 103rd birthday.

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Tracy Atkins, the chief operating officer of the group, meanwhile, noted to SWNS, "All of our care homes promote the uniqueness and individuality of their residents."

"Our staff do an incredible job of bringing joy and entertainment to the residents every day, but this is something special," she continued, adding, "I am so impressed by the dedication and hard work of our staff to plan and hold such an amazing event to celebrate Vera’s birthday."

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