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It used to be that when an elderly person entered a nursing home, it meant they would spend the remainder of their lives as residents there.


But many area nursing homes are finding that an increasing percentage of their clientele are in need of short-term, rehabilitative stays only. When these clients have recovered from the injury, illness, major surgery, stroke or heart attack that required professional nursing care and/or rehabilitation, they go back home.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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