Choosing an aged-care home is not easy
On the other side of the glass doors, a dozen or so women with the same length neat, bobbed white hair are looking out like a welcoming committee. I pass through the doors, preparing to smile and offer greetings, but rather than meet my eye they look right through me. I keep walking and take a seat on the periphery. It is as if they are all in a trance.
“They’re waiting for the mystery bus tour.” A young nurse, my guide, shakes my hand and brightly introduces herself.