All too often the choice for moving to an assisted living facility or nursing home is made during an emergency. A hospital discharge worker calls around to see who will take a patient. The patient and her family seem to have little, if any, choice. But as anyone who has visited these facilities will tell you, they differ widely. We never plan to be in a nursing home or assisted living facility. We don’t want to even contemplate the possibility. But by facing reality and planning ahead, we can increase the likelihood that if we do have to live in one, we will live in one we can tolerate, where we enjoy life more and heal better.
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This year, instead of socks and perfume, consider gifts which will make life better all year round. Gifts which make it easier, safer and more enjoyable to live at home are available for every budget. Consider these 19 best gifts for grandparents this holiday season and all year.
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