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The Nursing Home Guide: A Doctor Reveals What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Spring

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by Joshua D. Schor, M.D. ’85 (Berkley/Penguin) The author guides the reader step by step through the process of placing a loved one in a nursing home or long-term care facility. He covers such topics as questions to ask about medications, meals and activities; deciding whether assisted living may be a viable alternative; determining whether a family member needs long-term or subacute care; and knowing your rights and getting the information you need.