Few things are as important as where you live, where you call home. "Home Is where the heart Is." "There Is no place Like home."2 Home can be place where one has "deep-seated ties With family members And close friends" and "a harbor Of family traditions."3 For a frail, older person or an individual with disabilities, "home" can be a long-standing family residence, but might also be a room in assisted living, a nursing home, group home, or other option where support and services can be provided. Where you live conjures up fundamental values of independence, safety, comfort, and community engagement. A guardian with responsibility for determining where a person with diminished capacity will live takes on a charge that goes to the core of quality of life.

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