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FRONTLINE; Who Pays for Mom and Dad

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Who Pays for Mom and Dad
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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FRONTLINE examines the devastation facing middle-class Americans seeking long-term nursing care for elderly parents. The report focuses on the financial crisis facing some families in the state of Massachusetts.

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