NO NURSING HOME FOR ME>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  

katsback 56F
15215 posts
7/16/2006 2:39 pm

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NO NURSING HOME FOR ME>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

No Nursing Home for Me

About 2 years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the western Mediterranean aboard a Princess liner. At dinner we noticed an elderly lady sitting alone along the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room. I also noticed that all the staff, ships officers, waiters, busboys, etc., all seemed very familiar with this lady.

I asked our waiter who the lady was, expecting to be told that she owned the line,but he said he only knew that she had been on board for the last four cruises, back to back.

As we left the dining room one evening I caught her eye and stopped to say hello. We chatted and I said, "I understand you've been on this ship for the last four cruises".

She replied, "Yes, that's true."

I stated, "I don't understand" and she replied, without a pause, "It's cheaper than a nursing home".

So, there will be no nursing home in my future. When I get old and feeble, I am going to get on a Prin cess Cruise Ship. The average cost for a nursing home is $200 per day. I have checked on reservations at Princess and I can get a long term discount and senior discount price of $135 per day. That leaves $65 a day for:

1. Gratuities which will only be $10 per day.

2. I will have as many as 10 meals a day if I can waddle to the restaurant, or I can have room service (which means I can have breakfast in bed every day of the week).

3. Princess has as many as three swimming pools, a workout room, free washers and dryers, and shows every night.

4. They have free toothpaste and razors, and free soap and shampoo.

5 They will even treat you like a customer, not a patient. An extra $5 worth of tips will have the entire staff scrambling to help you.

6. I will get to meet new people every 7 or 14 days.

7. T.V. broken? Light bulb need changing? Need to have the mattress replaced? No Problem! They will fix everything and apologize for your inconv enience.

8. Clean sheets and towels every day, and you don't even have to ask for them.

9. If you fall in the nursing home and break a hip you are on Medicare; if you fall and break a hip on the Princess ship they will upgrade you to a suite for the rest of your life.

Now hold on for the best! Do you want to see South America, the Panama Canal, Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, or name where you want to go?

Princess will have a ship ready to go. So don't look for me in a nursing home, just call shore to ship.

PS And don't forget, when you die, they just dump you over the side at no charge.

sexymamma662003 31F

7/16/2006 3:24 pm

sounds great to me!


katsback replies on 7/16/2006 7:06 pm:
sounds really good doesnt it!!


7/16/2006 3:24 pm

Back in town...sounds like a great way to retire! {=}

just a squirrel trying to get a nut

katsback replies on 7/16/2006 7:08 pm:
start saving for the big

druidrocker 62F

7/16/2006 3:25 pm

Now this is a plan ! I can't wait until I get old. You didn't even mention "shipboard romances" - thanks for the great idea.

katsback replies on 7/16/2006 7:09 pm:
ya the romances, all those old horny people on viagra,,,lol

Cowboy_Deluxe 38M

7/16/2006 3:27 pm

Kats, I know that you have your thing going, and that is fine, but please understand that I do not wish for you to advertise links in my blog. I choose to go where I want, and so do the readers. No pun inteneded, just being brash, and thats how I am. Keep doing what ya are doing, but please stop the advertising in my blog.

katsback replies on 7/16/2006 7:11 pm:
not a problem,

HBowt2 59F

7/16/2006 3:44 pm

sounds just like what i'd like kat...

katsback replies on 7/16/2006 7:12 pm:
me to h,,,,,im ready to go now!

rm_imtheone42 74M
485 posts
7/16/2006 4:10 pm

That sounds like a pretty good deal right now. If I wait until I`m old enough for a nursing home I wouldn`t be able to enjoy it as much. lol

katsback replies on 7/17/2006 2:55 pm:
thats true im, be more enjoyable now!,lol

canuhandle1968 49F

7/16/2006 4:43 pm

LOL... Very interesting outlook... I'm a nursing supervisor in a nursing home, but I'm thinkin' I like your idea better!!!

katsback replies on 7/17/2006 2:56 pm:
spread word around nursing home ,you'd be out of work,,lol

goodatpoetry2 67M
13111 posts
7/16/2006 11:24 pm

Sounds good to me!
I LOVE boats and water!

rm_4it921 61M
1371 posts
7/17/2006 2:32 pm

Ha Ha Ha !
loved it I think i'll do the same myself.
Dont have to pay over here in Ireland but what the hell i'll do it anyway. Nice one.

katsback replies on 7/17/2006 6:10 pm:
thanks ,,,lol

Passion247000 46F
3195 posts
7/17/2006 4:05 pm

You are so witty! ..Sounds like you have your retirement all plan out...see ya abroad Princes, in 50 yrs? LOL! LOL! LOL!

katsback replies on 7/17/2006 5:54 pm:
thanks passion{=}

rm_strat19542 62M

7/17/2006 5:10 pm

My mom is in an assisted living home. Beautiful but 3000.00 per month. Thing is it is the safest and prettiest place in the world for her to be for the rest of her life. It is the best she can handle anymore.

katsback replies on 7/17/2006 5:55 pm:
stratt , my dads in one to now, they take all his income and momis still at home, and doesnt have alot to survive on these days now that dads in one, its sucks,,,,

florallei 99F

7/17/2006 5:56 pm

That just sounds fantastic...will spread the word finally when I get old I can go on a permanent cruise, cool hehehe...amazing info.

katsback replies on 7/17/2006 6:12 pm:
sounds like the way to go flora to me!{=}

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