Jonathan Jones

Elderly, At Risk and Haphazardly Protected
A ProPublica and FRONTLINE examination of the multibillion-dollar assisted living industry reveals a mishmash of minimal state regulation and no involvement by federal officials.
October 29, 2013
The Deaths and Disappearance that Haunt Assisted Living
These three deaths, an alleged sexual assault, and a senior's disappearance, are among the more than two dozen cases of questionable care uncovered by FRONTLINE and ProPublica at the nation's largest assisted living provider.
August 1, 2013
Life and Death in Assisted Living: "Close the Back Door"
Potentially lethal bed sores were spreading across Joan Boice's body, and Emerald Hills workers were trying to improvise help.
August 1, 2013
Life & Death in Assisted Living: "A Sinking Ship"
Joan Boice had spent just 19 days in a California assisted living facility when she developed a pressure ulcer on her foot.
July 31, 2013
Life & Death in Assisted Living: "They're Not Treating Mom Well"
When the ambulance crew arrived, about 8:20 p.m., Joan Boice was in the TV lounge, face-down on the carpet. But no one at the assisted living facility could say precisely how the accident had occurred.
July 30, 2013
Life & Death in Assisted Living: The Emerald City
Joan Boice needed help. Lots of it.
July 29, 2013
Forensic Tools: What's Reliable and What's Not-So-Scientific
From fingerprints to bite marks, not all evidence is backed up by rigorous research. Here are seven common types of forensics and how they stand up to this scientific scrutiny.
April 17, 2012