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Dropping the guilt: "I promised I'd never put her in a nuring home"

Many of us have been back into a corner when we are reminded that, decades ago, we "promised" a once healthy parent or grandparent that we wouldn't even "put them in a nursing home." Yet, as decades pass, and a parent has a stroke or gets a disease that needs expert medical care 24 hours a day, we sometimes have no choice. How do we cope with the guilt of "breaking the promise."

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