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Investigation reveals fatal neglect in San Diego assisted living facilities

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A six-month investigation by the San Diego Union Tribune and the California Health Care Foundation pieced together some sobering information about the care of senior citizens. John Moore/Getty Images

A six-month investigation by the San Diego Union Tribune and the California Health Care Foundation pieced together some sobering information about the care of senior citizens.

State regulatory records indicate that hundreds of seniors in San Diego County have suffered injuries and illness due to poor care at assisted living facilities. Since 2008, at least 27 seniors have died because of the neglect.

For more on this, we're joined by Deborah Schoch, senior writer for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting.

 

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