Life and Death in Assisted Living, A. C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones, 2013

A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones, Life and Death in Assisted Living. ProPublica and FRONTLINE, four-part series and documentary, 29 July-1 August 2013. “This FRONTLINE co-production with ProPublica features investigative reporter A.C. Thompson, who goes behind closed doors in assisted living facilities across the country to reveal how this multibillion-dollar industry is putting seniors at risk with little or no official scrutiny or regulation. Assisted Living has been marketed as a safer, more humane alternative to nursing homes, but Thompson uncovers just how far this is from the truth. In lively interviews and with unprecedented access, Thompson makes a strong case for tougher oversight and regulation of the facilities that house 750,000 seniors in America.” Sharon Tiller, an executive producer at The Center for Investigative Reporting.

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