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Nancy Wood Family Story

By Rose Meeks Jones Special to the Salisbury Post

Nancy Wood recently celebrated her 90th birthday leading a very full and active life for most of her years. She would get in her car and go when and where she needed until failing eyesight forced her to give up her driver’s license a few years back. Then in September, Nancy took a fall resulting in a hip fracture and spent time in a rehab facility before returning to her home. 

Her two daughters and son all live nearby and stayed with their mom initially, sharing in the responsibilities of her care, and after Nancy began staying by herself they continued to stop daily to take care of her needs. Even so, their mother wasn’t thriving. She couldn’t cook very much because of her poor eyesight and her daughter, Linda Overcash, admits that food became an issue. Neither she nor her …