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 Posted: Tue Dec 13th, 2016 12:13 am
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Spatulapup wrote: And just because someone has been placed in a nursing home does not mean they are dying. That should be clarified. its not always a tragic thing. My grandmother went into one because she could not live on her own anymore. she made friends etc and was actually better off.
Depends on the person.  Hard-headed independent types rarely do well there.  After my grandmother died, my step-grandfather was put in a nursing home by his kids, against his and my family's wishes, and he died a few months later, basically just lacking the will to go on. 

This thread was great before AA ruined it.