Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

go to a nursing home or live with your kid (s) ?


Asked by gwen20 at 5:19 AM on Jan. 18, 2011 in

Level 35 (71,622 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (8)
  • while I would much much rather live with my children, I would hate to place that burden on them, so I would rather live in the nursing home

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 5:24 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Live with my daughter. I'd never agree to live in a nursing home... under ANY condition. My grandpa was murdered in one from neglect. They're not a safe place to be IMO and they just harbor death. She better be ready for me when I become elderly! =)

    Answer by Razelda at 5:27 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • If i am in my right mind, but just not able to stay by myself, & do for my self. I would want to live with one of my children. BUT, if i am struck with that Alzheimers or Dementia and am not in my right mind and doing all kinds of crazy things, then i would rather be in a nursing home and not a a burden on my children, but if they ever have to put me in a home, they better choose a good one & come see me often.

    Answer by Honda309 at 5:43 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • nursing home

    Answer by smiley745 at 7:51 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • with my kids

    Answer by carolinagirl075 at 8:47 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • assisted living if im active. a nursing home if i was unable to care for myself. would not want to burden my kids.

    Answer by lillie70 at 8:50 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • i agree i would not want to burden my kids if i needed my diaper changed or to be fed... i wouldnt want hem to see me like that

    Answer by zperez0809 at 8:54 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • assisted living place. maybe recover at the kids house but not burden them

    Answer by carolinablues50 at 2:47 AM on Jan. 19, 2011