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Lynette Sali leads stretching exercises with club members Bob Wecke, Don Willis and Maxinne Read at the Cathedral of the Rockies Methodist Church in downtown Boise, Idaho. Their club provides activities for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's. (Troy Maben/AP)
Lynette Sali leads stretching exercises with club members Bob Wecke, Don Willis and Maxinne Read at the Cathedral of the Rockies Methodist Church in downtown Boise, Idaho. Their club provides activities for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's. (Troy Maben/AP)
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The Department of Public Health has issued citations to dozens of nursing homes in Massachusetts for using misleading advertising for dementia care services, which could worry anyone with aging parents.

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Kay Lazar, health reporter for The Boston Globe. She tweets @GlobeKayLazar.

Jim Wessler, president of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

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The Boston Globe: State Cites Nursing Homes For Misleading Ads On Alzheimer’s Care

  • "State regulators are citing more than four dozen Massachusetts nursing homes for advertising dementia care services when they don’t actually offer the kind of care required to make such a claim, according to the Department of Public Health."

This segment aired on September 16, 2015.

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