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10 Things Your Assisted-Living Facility Won’t Tell You

A Smart Money article, prompted by an extreme nursing home care story of negligence and deception compiled a list of have common problems in the multibillion-dollar assisted-living industry. “Lack of adequate care, broken marketing promises and a dearth of federal regulation are just a few.”

10 Things Your Assisted-Living Facility Won’t Tell You

1. We promise more than we can deliver
2. We can raise our prices at any time
3. Our staff has very little training
4. Medication errors are common and our pharmacy charges too much
5. We face scant regulation
6. You’re practically on your own at night
7. You may have to hire a private-duty nurse, too
8. We stop spending once our beds are full
9. Practically anyone can hang an assisted-living shingle
10. Check your dignity at the door
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