Caring for seniors where they live

Caring for seniors where they live

For most elders who become gravely ill in the middle of the night, there is only one option: Call 911 and let an ambulance take you to the nearest emergency room.

But Phyllis Hall, a resident of the Sunnyside Manor assisted-living facility in Sarasota, had a less drastic and more comfortable alternative. When she experienced trouble breathing, the facility’s nursing staff sent for Cindy Drew.

Nurse practitioner Cindy Drew checks in on Barbara Scott, 90, at Sunnyside Manor assisted-living facility in Sarasota on recently. (Staff photo by Dan Wagner)

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