Jill Tucker, RN says:

“Safeguarding the health and well-being of the elderly is one of the most important and challenging responsibilities facing grown children and family members. Having in-home nurses allows for complete control and oversight of the care provided to an elderly loved one. With personalized nursing care in the safety of their own home, the elderly patient can maintain dignity and autonomy, extending and improving quality of life.”
Old And Overmedicated: The Real Drug Problem In Nursing Homes

NPR.org  December 8, 2014