There are more than 1 million residents in nursing homes in the US. Nursing facilities are a popular choice for older people who need more support than their families can offer or aren’t able to stay with their families.
However, some people are hesitant to send their loved ones to a nursing facility. They worry that by doing so, they may remove their family member from their house and leave them with strangers.
Much of the stress comes from the idea of a major transition and the fear of losing independence. But for many folks, the change ends up being extremely beneficial. Here are 8 great benefits of living in a nursing facility.