Barbara Garwood, executive director of Abundant Living, poses in her office. Photo by Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post.
Barbara Garwood, former executive director of Trinity Living Center, holds a photo with her grandmother Pearle Wagoner at her 102nd birthday at the Lutheran Home. In the photo with Pearl is Daniel Garwood, Barbara Garwood and Josh Garwood.
Barbara Garwood hugs a Lutheran Services Carolinas co-worker during her surprise party. Submitted photo.
Barbara Garwood, right, and Christina Joyce,chat during Garwood's surprise party. Trinity Living Center. Submitted photo.
Barbara Garwood treasures these paintings her father, Wayne Koontz, created while he was in a nursing home many years ago. He was in only 46 when he suffered a devastating stroke, which put Garwood in a caregiver role when she was just 14.