05 Jan As you grow older, there’s no place like home
How many of you listed “move into a nursing home” as one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2014? I’m guessing very few of you.
According to national polls, many Americans fear living in a nursing home, also known as a skilled nursing facility, more than they fear dying.
Despite such fears, based on historic trends, hundreds of Southwest Florida residents will suffer illnesses, injuries, or disabilities in 2014 that will threaten their ability to continue to live safely and independently in their cherished homes and familiar neighborhoods, forcing them to sell their homes and transition into group care facilities.