Elder Care Nursing Home Brave Old World
“The hardest thing was having to depend on others.”
Living in a nursing home in Delmar, N.Y.
Produced by Aaron James and Mary Plummer
For 1.6 million seniors, home is a nursing facility where they receive round-the-clock care for physical and cognitive disabilities. Medicaid will pay for nursing home care, which averages almost $70,000 a year for a semi-private room, once residents have drained their assets.