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Nursing home alternative new to Kansas City area lets seniors live on their own

Nursing home alternative new to Kansas City area lets seniors live on their own

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Nursing home alternative new to Kansas City area lets seniors live on their own

By Andy Marso, The Kansas City Star, December 30, 2017

Bruce Johnson sunk two out of three putts Friday on the small replica green set up at a Midland Care day facility for seniors in Kansas City, Kan.

That may not sound remarkable, unless you know his medical history.

Johnson has survived a half-dozen strokes that affected his ability to speak and walk and threatened to land him in a nursing home last year even though he’s only 64. The Midland Care facility allowed Johnson to continue living on his own, said his cousin, Broderick Crawford.

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