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Making Tough Decisions: Is There No Choice But a Nursing Home?

CaregoverCredotniklas-hamann-418782-unsplashIt’s something many of us have done. Our parents are in their middle years and have come home from visiting someone in a nursing home. The hospital-like structure of the older nursing home was disturbing to them. While relating their experience to you they say that they’d hate to end up in a place like that. You jump in and say with feeling and genuine belief, "I’d never put you in a nursing home."

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