The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1968 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 29, 1968
Page 7
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» ww iMT»^ejffls«iw^W'S^^ 1 '"" > T?''«rin3»-t-wt • ^'..^F**^ ,^ , fcymevnw (Ark.) Courier ffawt - Monday, April OT. Iflffl - Page &v«" •«• v** 1 *- j *^'?< This beautiful an'd spacious new nursing home will be constructed* in the Blytheville area immediately. Creating a new concept in nursing homes, this lovely structure is estimated to be in the $850,000 class. The 160 bed geriatic facility will be the first of this quality to be erected in Arkansas: An institution of this size and quality is something the people of Blytheville can well be proud of. The nursing home will be equipped to meet all specifications of the Arkansas State Board of Health and Federal requirements for Medicare and Medicaid. The new facility will have occupational and physical therapy. Also a thoroughly equipped pharmacy and modern Xray and laboratory departments. Mrs. Jackie Kilgore, one of the incprporqtors, will be operating the home. Mrs. Kilgore also heads seven other homes in Arkansas and is a trained expert in this field. The facility will not only offer warmth and strength to its guests but will incorporate a look and feeling of being in one's own home. Guests will be able to choose their own furnishings from such designs as Spanish, Early American or Modern. Several Lounges, Day Rrooms, Dining Rooms ana 1 a Chapel will be provided. A beauty shop, barber shop ariid library are also in the idesign. A completely enclosed courtyard, a perfection in landscaping will be Secoratea with lights, fountains and walkways. An office for reservations for guests will be established when construction is started.

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