Katibian, right, takes a short break after cleaning the bathroom. It took a lot of effort for Coker to hire personal care aides after staying at a nursing home for 10 months. “They just gave me a notebook and said you got to hire somebody … I really didn’t know what I was doing,” Coker said. “I would have appreciated if I had some guidance and some hands-on assistance.” Yehyun Kim / ctmirror.org