What bothers me is that some are in there of there own free will but for many, they are put in there and then they are forgotten as if they never existed. That’s what gets me. I count myself lucky that I can live on my own and provide for myself. Once I had to ask for help and that was for medical reasons and I was helped right away and no questions were asked. I really appreciated that and those same people offered that I could go and live with them. I refuse because I felt that I would be interfering in their private lives. Besides my son is living with me now and he did not want to move.
Old people are not to be discarded. They are not old antiques. They are people with feelings and a lot of insights to offer those who might bother to listen. They don't belong in a warehouse. They did so much for others that some of that kindness and comfort needs to be repaid.
That is my Rant of the day.