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Consumer Advocacy in Assisted Living

By Dorothy Siemon, Stephanie Edelstein & Zita Dresner

Assisted living is marketed as a new life-style option designed to provide comfort, autonomy, and security to older persons and their families at rates that are lower than the private-pay rates for nursing homes. This article describes the legal implications of assisted living and the problems consumers may face in choosing to move to an assisted living facility.

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