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It is appalling for the House to continue to protect the assisted-living facility/nursing-home industry. As a volunteer ombudsman advocating for the rights of residents in these facilities our council in north Miami-Dade invites members of the community to spend a day with us entering the bad ones so that they can visualize their own loved ones being subjected to the neglect and abuse by money-hungry uncaring owners.

There are many loving, caring facilities, but lawmakers should help eliminate the dangerous ones.

Shirlee Leifert, Miami

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