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 in a Nursing Home
“Making Myself at Home in a Nursing Home” by Sandra Gaffney is a first-person guide for people contemplating entering a nursing home. Sandra describes how she chose the right one and how to communicate with staff and family about “how to help others help me” in order to still “live a good life.”
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