Cedrus House is inviting the local community to join a sing-along to celebrate Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday.
Cedrus House is inviting people in Stowmarket to join them on Monday 20th March, from 11am, to strike a chord for the forces sweetheart’s milestone birthday.
Visitors will be able to enjoy entertainment from local singer, Jackie Raven, who will be performing selection a of Vera Lynn’s classic songs.
Residents and the care home team will be ensuring visitors are pitch perfect for the rendition of the popular wartime song “We’ll Meet Again”, with lyrics available and tasty treats on hand for all.
Michelle Webster, home manager at Cedrus House, commented: “We are all looking forward to taking a walk down memory lane and having a good sing-along to celebrate Vera Lynn’s milestone birthday. Singing can be a powerful reminiscence activity, and Vera Lynn has written a number of iconic songs that many residents are likely to have grown up listening to.
“Even when memories become particularly hard to remember, often music can still be recalled, so a group sing-along can often be very calming for those living with dementia, and can encourage them to talk about memories from their childhood.
“We look forward to welcoming the people of Stowmarket to Cedrus House for this special occasion.”