Fiction Friday presents a Nursing Home

…..Women’s Society, one of the nation’s earliest old age homes, in 1823, “that through the indulgence of Divine Providence, our efforts have, in some degree, been successful, and have preserved many who once lived respectfully from becoming residents of the Alms House”.

Fiction Friday – Poorhouse – If Walls Could Talk

The insane and infirm were given their own shelter, shared, I heard, with those who were dying from tuberculosis. It was a grim time.