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Regency Assisted Living celebrates three over 90 birthdays in style


The Regency Assisted Living had three over 90 birthday celebrations on April 26. Safe and sound in their home, three residents celebrated with their families virtually. 

Jeanne Geib turned 97 and her family sent in special cupckes from The Cake Don in Carle Place. Regency staff delivered the cupcakes to her with balloons and sang "Happy Birthday." Then photos were sent to Jeanne's family to share her milestone celebration. 

Babette Cohen, 95 years young, started the day with the Regency staff celebration. Balloons and a personalized birthday sign made her morning. In the afternoon, she had an international Zoom meeting with three generations of her family members. Babette was thrilled to see all of her family, especially her great-grandchildren. 

"In this crazy time of quarantine, the enforced distance from my mother makes it hard to feel connected," her son Gary Cohen said. "The Regency arranged the call for her and 15 family members to be able to connect over Zoom and it was a thrill for all of us." 

Adele Bennett, the baby of the group, turned 91. She received a Regency birthday celebration with a specialty cupcake, balloons and a personalized sign. Later in the day, her family rejoiced together with her on FaceTime.