Sunday’s NYT pulls back the curtain on the practice of “flipping” nursing homes for profit. There is money to be made and some people are making lots of money. No problem there, this America after all and making a buck is an honored tradition. No, the problem is that there are real problems with safety, quality and dignity. The article can also be read as a cautionary tale regarding health care as a profit making activity. In my opinion, the best starting point is health care as a right not an industry. Click here to read the full article.
About Dr. Bill Thomas, ChangingAging.org
Bill is a visionary leader in the online Changing Aging movement and a world-renowned authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare. Bill is founder of two movements to reshape long-term care globally – The Eden Alternative and Green House Project. He is currently traveling the country influencing culture change with the Age of Disruption Tour.
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