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GECC Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday


Lawrenceville, Ga.—Gwinnett Extended Care Center, an affiliate of Gwinnett Medical Center, celebrated Helen Halper’s 100th birthday on September 3, 2008, with family, residents and associates.

Helen was born in Ohio, and moved to Georgia in 1994. She worked as a dental assistant for years until marrying at the age of 28, and then never worked another day. Helen enjoys reading and hanging out with friends. She has been a resident at GECC for the last 6 years. Her son, Joe Halper, also attended the celebration with gifts in hand.

“My mom has lead a very healthy life so far. She is full of joy and love,” says Joe Halper.
About Gwinnett Medical Center
Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network providing high quality facilities and services to Gwinnett and the surrounding community. With over 4,300 employees and 800 physicians, the GMC provided care in 2007 to over 400,000 patients.  In 2007, Gwinnett Medical Center launched Project PATH—to plan, advance and transform healthcare in Gwinnett County.