Where There’s Rarely a Doctor in the House: Assisted Living

March 29, 2019

As residents become older and more frail, some facilities are bringing in doctors and nurses instead of relying on 911.

“The assisted living industry has to recognize that the model of residents going out to see their own doctors hasn’t worked for a long time,” said Christopher Laxton, executive director of AMDA, a society that represents health care professionals in nursing homes and assisted living.