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FatherDaugherStressed-caregiver-iStock-507832132 (1)The people we love and care for often reach a point where we can no longer be sole care providers and we need to look at options. This is painful because up to this point we’ve likely been partners in their care but haven’t had to make forceful decisions. Now, things have changed. Because so many people have a negative view of nursing homes, the idea of going to a care facility terrifies many older people and being the person to make this decision can be agony.

Read the full article o HealthCentral to learn more about what we need to think about while we comtemplate whether or not a nursinnghome is the next step:

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