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Gatesville nursing home residents looking for pen-pals during pandemic

Posted at 2:43 PM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 15:45:08-04

GATESVILLE, TX — Senior residents at a Gatesville nursing home are looking for pen-pals as they are unable to see their families in person.

Fifty-two residents from Hillside Medical Lodge have requested pen-pals from around the world.

"This has been a challenging time for seniors who are unable to see their families in person," a spokesperson for Hillside Medical said.

Those wanting to participate can send their letters to:
Hillside Medical Lodge
C/O “name”
300 S. Hwy 36 Bypass
Gatesville, Tx. 76528

To find the residents looking for pen-pals, check out their Facebook post below.

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