Deaths in adult homes hidden and ignored

The deaths of hundreds of seniors at adult family homes may have been the result of neglect or abuse, but were never investigated. Full Story »

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Naomi Isler
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by Naomi Isler - Sep. 17, 2010

It gets at a problem caused by lack of regulations for what really are health care institutions. And though it does not go into it, people probably go into these homes because they are less expensive than assisted living or nursing homes, and don't require the spend down for Medicaid eligibility. As more of us age, this kind of situation is going to come up more and more.

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