More and more old people choose assisted living — programs that offer them a range of care and the promise of an independent life. But critics say it also leaves them vulnerable to abuse and neglect. A discussion of how assisted living programs can be made to work better.
Senator Larry Craig (R-ID)
* Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on the Aging
* NPR reporter
* Director of Assisted Living and Continuing Care at the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
* State nursing home and assisted living regulator
* President of The Association of Health Facility Survey Agencies