Comforts of Home with Assisted Living at Nelson Gables
May 10, 2021
By Nick Lenz
Read Gyra's Story
"I'm Gyra Rozell. I came from Overland Park, Kansas, and I'm living at the Nelson Gables."
"My husband worked in Kansas City and when he passed away, I moved up here because my son is up here. My son married a girl from Minnesota, settled on Lake Ida and here I am," Gyra chuckles.
"So I've been here eight years. And so we stopped in, and Linda showed me my apartment, and right away I said, 'I'll take it.'"
"I think because it is family to me, I feel comfortable. And I just like where it's situated too. It's close to everything. And it's small enough that it isn't huge and overwhelming to me."
"What I enjoy the most are the young people and when they visit with you because you feel so connected to the outside world that way. And particularly, I think when we've been closed up so much."
"I'm pretty independent in the way I live. I can think of two times I have fallen in the eight years, and I needed help because I could not get up. And if I was home alone, I could not have... I bet I'd still be on the floor," she said as she laughs.
"I know (Nelson Gables) was the right choice for me because of the size of it. It just felt like home."