Medicine: Nader v. Nursing Homes

You can dress like a gorilla,

You can frighten her and kill her,

But never put your mother in a home.

The unseen father of the film Where's Poppa? must have read Ralph Nader's latest report before he made his sons promise him on his deathbed that they would never put their mother in an old folks' home. For, as Nader made clear last week in a report to the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Momma may be far better off sharing an apartment with a homicidal son than in many of the nation's 24,000 nursing homes.

Researched by a team of six student...

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