Tag: Assisted Living
A.C. Thompson: Efforts to Toughen Oversight of Assisted Living FalterAugust 2014
Cost concerns may derail efforts by lawmakers and advocates to require more frequent inspections and a swifter response to allegations of abuse and neglect.
A.C.Thompson: Assisted Living Giant Is Focus of Federal ProbeMarch 2014
Assisted living needs its own checkups.
A.C. Thompson: Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly ProtectedOctober 2013
How assisted living went from humane solution to multibillion-dollar industry.
Joe Sexton: Victory for Assisted Living WorkersAugust 2013
Following the assisted living series by ProPublica and PBS Frontline, workers win a $2 million settlement from an industry giant.
A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones: Close the Back DoorAugust 2013
How the largest assisted living provider in the country proved to be an overpromising, understaffed, and grossly negligent real estate company.
A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones: A Sinking ShipAugust 2013
The perils of maintaining dangerously low staffing levels in the assisted living business.
A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones: They’re Not Treating Mom WellJuly 2013
Negligence abounds as one assisted living facility cuts corners in pursuit of larger profits.
A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones: The Emerald CityJuly 2013
Assisted living facilities are meant to preserve a patient’s independence and dignity. The reality is often far more desperate.