“IF I ever need to go to a nursing home, kill me first”

You do not need to leave your home

Aging in Place: You do not need to leave your home!

Given that 89% of people do not want to leave their homes, this statement featured on the article The Technology for Monitoring Elderly Relatives on The New York Times (July 28, 2010) about new technologies to help people stay at their home, makes total sense.

The purpose of many of these technologies is to provide enough supervision to make it possible for elderly people to stay in their homes rather than move to an assisted-living facility or nursing home — a goal almost universally embraced as both emotionally and financially desirable.

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One Response to ““IF I ever need to go to a nursing home, kill me first””

  1. Alzheimer's Care Jamaica Plain says:

    Yes I agree with you that 90% people don`t want to leave their homes because they want to stay with there family want keep in touch always and also keep in contact so the monitoring technology is the best way to keep an eye every where you want. I like this very much.
    Thank you for sharing with us.