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Autumn Care resident, healthy at 106, was 4 during 1918 epidemic

July 1. Brigit Velletta, born in Manhattan, raised in Brooklyn and now living at Autumn Care in Cornelius, turned 106 years old on May 24. She has three sons, nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Son Sal and daughter-in-law Terry Velletta, both 75, live in Cornelius. Terry explains that Sal Sr. passed away in 1978. She […]

Becky Morton visits her mom, Louise Knox, 95, at Autumn Care.

COVID-19 outbreak at Autumn Care under control

By David Yochum. No one could have foreseen what was going to happen this spring at Autumn Care, the 102-bed nursing home on the Senior Campus at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, the historic congregation just south of downtown Cornelius. Since March, a total of 20 elderly residents of Autumn Care died from COVID-19 in […]