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Peter Fitzgerald is the Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Technology and Director of the Cardiovascular Core Analysis Laboratory (CCAL
) at Stanford University Medical School.
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Not only is the article inaccurate in places, but just as concerning is its negative tone toward the Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL).
CCAL is the only independent national consumer advocacy organization dedicated to supporting the needs, rights and protections of consumers in assisted living, and educating consumers, professionals and the general public about assisted living.
The article's negative and unflattering tone toward CCAL is very surprising.
CCAL has sponsored a national Helpline since 1998, and hears regularly from consumers across the country.
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The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL) and its allies believe that the absence of federal regulation for assisted living places residents and their family members at risk.
The federal government contributes relatively little to financing the field and, moreover, CCAL Cochair Karen Love does not even suggest that the main purpose of regulation is to prevent federal tax money from being wasted.
The fact that all states regulate or license assisted living facilities to some extent doesn't answer CCAL's concerns, because "the regulatory variances among states are vast....
In their view, CCAL's issue of diverse state regulations is not relevant to most consumers, because families are unlikely to even consider assisted living facilities located outside the prospective resident's home state.