Dee came to Heart & Hearth early in 2012. Up until that point, she had lived on her own in an apartment in downtown Asheville. Dee is 89 years old. She worked with her parents in their dry cleaning business and also sold insurance.

Dee has traveled the world with friends, but in the later part of her life, walking has become a challenge for her. Every day she walks with her walker up the hallway to the back door and back several times for exercise. Most of the time, she thinks it’s cold outside, but she will go out if someone is with her. Of Heart & Hearth Dee says “In all of my life, who would ever have thought that I would end up in a place like this? It is just so wonderful and I am so happy to be here!”

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