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  Right at home

The small state of Rhode Island may have found an innovative way to save money while providing better care with better results. They’re paying loved ones – like family members – to stay at home and take care of the elderly.


  Interview: Robyn Stone

Robyn Stone served in the Clinton White House as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging and Long-term Care Policy and is now the Executive Director of the Leading Age Center for Applied Research. Find out more about long-term care and other pressing medical issues from the series Prescription America.


  Think outside the cell

September 12, 2012, by VII Photographers The United States imprisons more people than any other nation in the world. For the first time US history, more than one in 100 American adults are in prison. China is second, with 1.5 million people behind bars. Support systems for persons leaving prison are stressed because of the [...]


Super Tuesday offers crucial test for Republicans hurt by protracted primary campaign

Republican voters describe themselves as “depressed” and “underwhelmed” by the primary campaign. A muddled outcome on Super Tuesday would only make their depression worse.

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