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Elnora Andrews knew she didn't want to leave the house she and her husband built 62 years ago, even after four heart bypass surgeries made it hard to manage the chores.
She said she likes watching the animals that pass through her lot, which looks out on a marshland. And she knew she didn't want to give up her independence.
“It costs a fortune to go into a nursing home,” the 87-year-old Muskegon woman said. “They take everything you've got, everything you saved.”