chapter  6
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Finding the Right Place: Life in a Nursing Home jon F. Nussbaum and Lorraine M. Bettini

It is not uncommon for each of us to sit and daydream. Often, those dreams place us in the future, fantasizing about pleasant, rewarding events that somehow satisfy our unending desire for reassurance that everything is "OK." Rarely, when we dream about the future, do we picture ourselves living in a nursing home. Most of us would consider thoughts of life in a nursing home a nightmare, a tragedy. Some of us might even question whether life in a nursing home would be worth living.