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elder care


  American Voices: Lynn Reichgott

Being able to age in place is being able to stay in your home in the community where you live or where you choose to live.


  Need to Know, September 17, 2010

This week on Need to Know: Soldiers on the front lines in Afghanistan. Neglect and abuse in adult family homes. And Andy Borowitz looks back at his best prognostications.


Cottage industry: Neglect and abuse in adult family homes

An alternative to nursing homes, state-licensed “adult family homes” house up to six seniors in private homes in Washington State. But Seattle Times investigative reporter Michael Berens found the homes rife with abuse and neglect.


Settlement reached in case of gay couple kept apart during man’s last days

A California man whose claims of elder abuse and discrimination have galvanized gay rights advocates across the country agreed to settle his lawsuit against Sonoma County Thursday.

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