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John O'Connor

Older residents ahead?

Conventional wisdom holds that the sweet spot for long-term care residents is around age 85, give or take. But what if that figure were to increase dramatically?

Also in the news for June 30, 2014 . . .

AHCA/NCAL names Silver award recipients … Nursing home operators face racketeering charges … Japanese nutritional drink helps protein-deficient residents

Gary Tetz

Prodigies in reverse

I experienced many crushing disappointments growing up. A trespassing fairy with a tooth fetish didn’t leave a dime under my pillow? Ernie and Bert aren’t brothers? Affordable healthcare isn’t a right? But the worst was realizing I was too old to be a prodigy. There’s an age limit, apparently, or maybe it’s height or weight. Regardless, I didn’t qualify.

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