When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach

Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she's lived in since May. Finding an affordable home of her own has been difficult.i
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Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she’s lived in since May. Finding an affordable home of her own has been difficult.

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Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she's lived in since May. Finding an affordable home of her own has been difficult.

Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she’s lived in since May. Finding an affordable home of her own has been difficult.

Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN

Donna Giron is frail. She has Crohn’s disease and uses a wheelchair to get around because walking exhausts her.

But she doesn’t want to be in the nursing home where she has lived since May.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/12/24/369397959/when-home-and-health-are-just-out-of-reach?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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