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Inside Assisted Living

The Search for Home

Inside Assisted Living( )
Author: Eckert, J. Kevin
Carder, Paula C.
Frankowski, Ann Christine
Morgan, Leslie A.
Roth, Erin G.
As told to: Clark, Leanne J.
Dobbs, Debra
Keimig, Lynn
Rubinstein, Robert L.
Schumacher, John G.
Zimmerman, Sheryl
Piggee, Tommy B.
Foreword by: Thomas, Bill
Publication Date:May 2009
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Assisted living is the fastest-growing alternative to skilled nursing care for frail older persons in the United States. The expectations, settings, and missions of these residences are varied, making it difficult for prospective residents and their families to anticipate what it would be like to live in them. This book is a unique portal into the real world of assisted living and the key issues facing consumers, providers, and policy makers. Drawing on in-depth interviews with...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Medical / Long-Term Care
Medical / Geriatrics
Medical / Physician & Patient
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.318 x 9.204 x 0.829 Inches
Book Weight:1.056 Pounds

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