Looking for institutional care is important. One of the factors, what with Hurricane Isaac in the news, are the emergency responses staff will go to in the event of a catastrophe.
If your parents live in a long-term care facility, or if you are considering moving them to one, ask the administrator of the facility these questions, to ensure the safety of your loved one during an emergency. Click here to read the whole article, a few questions for you to think about.
"Illness is neither an indulgence for which people have to pay nor an offence for which people should be penalised. but a misfortune. The cost of which should be shared by the commmunity. " ~Aneuryn Bevan. Founder of the NHS
"I felt that no boy should have to depend either for his leg or his life upon the ability of his parents to raise enough money to bring a first-class surgeon to his bedside."
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