That is the title of an article which recently appeared in the Chicago Tribune. Top state officials who visited Illinois nursing homes said they were stunned and disappointed by conditions at some facilities, describing grim institutions crowded with surprising numbers of mentally ill residents who wandered aimlessly without proper treatment.
This is not a surprise and the same conditions exist in many Virginia nursing homes.
Why? Because the corporations which own the nursing homes are more interested in profit than in caring for the elderly. Don’t believe me? Go check out your local nursing homes for yourself.