Three generations have passed, and A Mão Branca has renewed itself every generation according to the Geriatrics and Gerontology developments of that time. Today, in the dawn of a new century, and after achieving excellence treating elderly and providing loving care ...
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My name is Hugo and I am 98 years old. I am a retired bank clerk, was married for more or less 67 years and have a very loving son.

I live in A Mão Branca for about 6 years.

I came to the institution because I lost my wife and was living alone. I felt lonely and a little isolated from the world, even with the frequent visits of my son. Therefore, my son and I decided that I should try to live in A Mão Branca for some time to see if I could get used to it.

I was observed in my first days and didn’t feel depressed. I only missed what I’ve left behind.

Along the days, I began to adjust myself and then understood that nothing that I’ve left behind fulfilled my needs. I started to feel confident as helpful, kind and loving employees surrounded me.

I found here one way to get back to life with good friends to expand my ideas and remember the good youth times.
I maintained the habit of listening to good music, reading poetry and telling my life experiences to young people.

I feel protected, loved and calm, because I know that my son has no concerns, as I am in an excellent place.

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