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Choosing home over the nursing home

by Nikki Tundel, Minnesota Public Radio
May 2010

A smaller proportion of elderly Americans live in nursing homes today than in 1990. And the number of seniors staying in their own homes is on the rise.

Minnesota Public Radio reporter Nikki Tundel profiles 92-year-old Dort Gere. For the resident of Bertha, Minnesota, there's truly no place like home.