Nursing homes try to achieve a balance for residents
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Like everyone else, Joe Bennett has good and bad days. But April 26 was especially sunny for the centenarian at the New Hampshire Veteran’s Home, who celebrated his 102nd birthday with a party conducted through the nursing home’s Town Meeting Room window.

Four generations of his family members gathered and stood outside with balloons and banners.  Inside, the meeting room was decorated with balloons and streamers. Outside, his great granddaughter held her hands up to form a heart. Bennett used an iPad to listen. “We’re so sorry we couldn’t do more,” his daughter said.

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