The Nursing Home: A Nice Place for the Elderly
2.)Lost faculties (No need to drive)
3.)Away from con-artists
1.)Entertainment/Songs (Brownies example)
2.)Activities/Crafts (Beta Club example)
3.)People of similar age
1.)Takes stress off of the family
2.)Help with prescriptions and medicine
3.)In case of emergency…
The Nursing Home: A Haven for the Elderly
Today’s nursing homes are excellent environments for our elderly. These
for an individual who is slowly losing his or her faculties. During one’s
“golden years,” one should not have to worry about daily chores like washing the
Security is a primary focus in most nursing homes. Curfews exist to
insure the safety and protection of the residents. Also, busses take the
senior citizens to places of common interest, such as the grocery store and
residents who are losing some of their basic faculties, and creates a safer
driving environment for everyone. In addition, these older citizens are
protected from those con-artists who prey deliberately on the elderly.
Nursing homes are full of entertainment and activities. I recall
visiting a local nursing home with my second grade Brownie troop. We sang songs
and made crafts with the residents. It was an enjoyable experience for everyone.
Just last year, I went with my high school’s Beta Club to a nearby nursing home
where we held a Valentine’s Day party with cake and ice cream for all of the
residents. They really enjoyed our company. Aside from outside visitors,
residents have the opportunity to make new friends within the home itself.
get along well with their ‘neighbors.’
Family members can rest assured that their older loved ones are taken care of,
who can no longer care for him or herself. The facility helps residents with
their prescriptions and medicines. Nursing homes are usually located near
hospitals to ensure quick treatment. And in case of an emergency, trained
professionals are on site.
What a multipurpose establishment! Security, entertainment, and health
care. These days, there is no better place for our elderly. It is obviously
entertaining atmosphere. Honestly, after fifty-plus years working at a full-
-time job, do you really think you’ll want to get out the mower?