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Adventures in Old Age

Nursing home care

"Nasty, brutish, and long..."

With a nod to philosopher Thomas Hobbes, that's how psychologist Ira Rosofsky describes life in nursing homes and other eldercare facilities in his new book "Nasty, Brutish, and Long: Adventures in Old Age and the World Of Eldercare."

It's a harsh and startling assessment, based on his years of providing psychiatric services in such settings. He elaborates in this compelling conversation with host Mike Cuthbert.

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