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'Green Houses' for golden years

Innovative units come to Mass.

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / September 30, 2006

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A nursing home with the potential to transform elder care is coming to Massachusetts. Its hallmarks: A self-contained house for 10 private rooms, home-cooked meals, and daily routines set by the residents. Scheduled to open in Chelsea in 2008, the new facility represents the cutting edge of a national movement to replace institutional care with a more home-like atmosphere. (Full article: 1064 words)

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