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.


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