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Posted on Monday, January 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Christina Medvescek
Like hotels and hospitals, there are good and bad nursing homes. Even the best isn't the same as living at home, but residential facilities offer round-the-clock care that may be impossible to get at home.
Some people with ALS choose to go to nursing homes as an act of control over "being a burden...
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2006 - 10:06, By: Christina Medvescek
Linda Parr had a hard time convincing her husband and caregiver Larry to take a little break and let someone provide respite care for her. Larry worried Linda wouldn’t get the quality of care he could provide. If she hadn’t pushed for it, he probably wouldn’t have done it.
Posted on Saturday, November 1, 2003 - 10:44, By: Freelance
Hospice is a choice that many people with ALS make for their care during the final stages of the disease.