The Page family of Alexandria attaches a Medcottage to their house for grandma instead of sending her to a nursing home.
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Viola Baez combs her hair under a futuristiclooking light in the... News PhotoAlexandria - Virginia,Horizontal,Human Interest,Lifestyles,USAPhotographer The Washington PostCollection: The Washington Post 2012 The Washington PostALEXANDRIA, VA - JULY 20: Viola Baez, 86, combs her hair under a futuristic-looking light in the living room of her med-cottage, the first in Alexandria, VA, on Friday, July 20, 2012. Baez was apprehensive about moving into the one-room addition to her family's Vengo Ct. home, which is outfitted with remote-controlled cameras to monitor her health. As the weeks went by, she settled into the stain-resistant space. Baez now spends most days curled on a hide-a-bed, with a newspaper and a magnifying glass or in conversation with one of her granddaughters, who come in to watch movies. (Photo by Daniel C. Britt / The Washington Post via Getty Images)