Celebrating 100 Years: Myra Blaker’s Memorable Experience with the Arizona Diamondbacks

Westminster Village resident Myra Blaker hit it out of the park for her 100th year of life celebration! Join us as we recount her unforgettable experience as a VIP with the Arizona Diamondbacks on the opening day of the 2023 season. Myra’s story is a testament to the power of holistic care and living a vibrant life at Westminster Village.

Myra’s VIP Experience with the Arizona Diamondbacks

On April 6, Myra Blaker, 100, embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime journey at Chase Field, where she was personally selected to join the Arizona Diamondbacks as a VIP guest. Myra’s Hospice of the Valley care team was able to arrange for her to be an inaugural guest of Diamondbacks Wishes for Seniors. This special program grants once-in-a-lifetime experiences to deserving seniors and is sponsored by the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and Arizona Complete Health.

Escorting Myra to the ballgame were her daughter Laura, WV Weyrich Health Care Center caregiver Paul Piperata, Hospice of the Valley nurse Kelly McGovern and social worker Renee Adams, who were on hand to monitor her oxygen and help make sure she had the time of her life!

Myra was gifted her own custom Diamondbacks jersey embroidered with with “MYRA” and the number ‘100’, met the players, captured cherished moments with photos and even collected autographs from her favorite baseball stars. If that wasn’t enough, she also made a heartwarming appearance during the national anthem, leaving a lasting impression on everyone present at the game.

During her time at Chase Field, Myra’s smile grew even wider when she had the pleasure of meeting Baxter, the lovable Arizona Diamondbacks mascot. The joy and excitement radiating from Myra were a true testament to the magic of this special day. It’s moments like these that make us realize the profound impact of creating memorable experiences for our residents.

The Significance of Reaching 100 Years

Reaching 100 years of age is akin to breaking a sports record that has endured for decades — it’s a feat only approximately 1 in 5,000 people achieve! Myra Blaker’s remarkable milestone serves as an inspiration to us all, highlighting the importance of holistic care for the mind, body and spirit. At Westminster Village, we strive to provide comprehensive support and services that enable our residents to live vibrant lives and continue embracing new experiences.

Holistic Care at Westminster Village in Scottsdale

We are proud to prioritize holistic care at Westminster Village, recognizing that nurturing all aspects of well-being is crucial for our residents’ overall health and happiness. From engaging activities and wellness programs to personalized attention and a supportive community, we are committed to helping individuals like Myra live their best lives — even beyond the century mark.

Myra Blaker’s centenarian celebration with the Arizona Diamondbacks was a momentous occasion, capturing the essence of joy, connection and vitality. Her story serves as a reminder to us all that age is just a number, and by embracing a holistic approach to care, we can extend and enhance the quality of life for our residents.

Live Your Best Life at Westminster Village Senior Living Community in Scottsdale

At Westminster Village, we are dedicated to creating exceptional experiences and empowering individuals to flourish throughout their remarkable journey. Learn more about how you can live your fullest life here are Westminster Village – contact us to schedule a tour or to get more information today!

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