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Most residents in assisted living facilities are in their 80s and 90s and arrive after a traumatic event, according to Martin Bayne, who writes about long-term care reform. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Advocate Fights 'Ambient Despair' In Assisted Living

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How Some Jellyfish Are Born Yo La Tengo
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered Brad Mehldau
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THE HARP-TONES: A Sunday Kind Of Love Various Artists

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Harmony, Teenagers And 'The Complete Story Of Doo-Wop'

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Little Miss Cypher (Reprise) Pepe Deluxe
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Many people use cellphones for purposes other than making calls. "If we call them trackers, then we're doing a much better job of informing ourselves what these devices are actually doing, and what we're really using them for," says ProPublica investigative reporter Peter Maass. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Why Your Cellphone Could Be Called A 'Tracker'

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L' Accident, Pt. 2 Louis Sclavis
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