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Consumer Voice Interim Executive Director Lori Smetanka Quoted in New York Times Article on Residential Care for Elderly

November 24, 2015

A recent article in The New York Times highlighted the rise of small residential homes, like Green House, as an alternative to nursing homes.  Small residences for the elderly are designed to feel more home-like and offer more customized care than a nursing home.  Another alternative to nursing homes is residential care, also known as adult foster care, which are often single-family homes adapted for elder care.  Consumer VoiceInterim Executive Director Lori Smetanka was interviewed for the article and pointed out that residential care home quality varies widely and that there is less oversight by regulators than at nursing homes.  Read the full New York Times article here.

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