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How do they want to live?

Sometimes we all ask the wrong question and, even worse, form opinions, solutions and policies based on the answers — without wondering about the question.

Let me start with a question that is fundamental to many in care for the Elderly.

Do you agree with this statement?

“ When asked, most elderly folk overwhelmingly say, that they want to stay in their own homes”

Let’s examine the question

Was the question

“Do you want to move into a 5 Star hotel with all facilities or stay in your own home?’

or

“Would you like to live in a warm sunny climate with great health facilities?”

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