Live a Good Life in a Nursing Home

One nursing home resident dictates a first-person account to her loved ones about her decision to enter a nursing home and how she’s navigated “living a good life” there.

Live a Good Life
My name is Sandra. In 1994, at the age of fifty, I entered my first nursing home for long-term care. While it was diffi­cult to give up living in my own home, as time passed I developed strategies for leading a meaningful life in the nursing home set­ting.
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