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CRUISE SHIP VERSUS ASSISTED LIVING, NURSING HOME?

Posted by: Laurence Harmon on 9/23/2010



According to a
recent report, living on a cruise ship might be a less expensive--and certainly more entertaining!--alternative to assisted living facilities or nursing homes.  Think about it:  The services on a cruise ship--anytime meals, physician access, cabin services--are at least equal to the best amenities in a senior housing facility. 

Doctor Lee Lindquist, instructor of medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, obsererves that a cruise ship "could be considered a floating assisted living facility.  
"Seniors who enjoy travel, have good or excellent cognitive function and require some assistance with activities of daily living are the ideal candidates for cruise ship care," Lindquist says.

 

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