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Caring for the Elderly: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

Throughout my elementary school years, one of my family’s weekly activities was to go visit my maternal grandfather, Will Starkey, at Richardson’s Rest Home. He had a stroke in 1966 which

left him unable to care for himself so he became a resident there. My paternal great-grandmother, Minda Holloway Burnett, Continue reading