PBS Frontline Program: Life and Death in Assisted Living

  • Written by David
  • July 30, 2013 at 4:31 pm
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  • While listening to NPR this morning, I learned about this PBS program being aired tonight.

    Life and Death in Assisted Living

    “More and more elderly Americans are choosing to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, which have sprung up as an alternative to nursing homes. But is this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry putting seniors at risk? In a major investigation with ProPublica, FRONTLINE examines the operations of the nation’s largest assisted living company, raising questions about the drive for profits and fatal lapses in care.”

    As we all ponder this very important matter in our lives and the lives of those around us, perhaps this program will help educate us all in this very emotion matter and how to better deal with the needs of assisted living for loved ones.

    Click here to check your local listing.

    Additional reading:

    Forbes: Don’t Miss PBS’ Assisted Living ExposĂ©

     

 

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