REPORT: Nursing Homes Lie To Keep Elders Drugged Up

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A report by the New York Times shows how some nursing homes are unnecessarily treating elders with antipsychotic drugs to keep them sedated. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks. Watch LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. youtube.com/theyoungturks/live

Read more HERE:  nytimes.com/2021/09/11/health/...

"The handwritten doctor’s order was just eight words long, but it solved a problem for Dundee Manor, a nursing home in rural South Carolina struggling to handle a new resident with severe dementia.

David Blakeney, 63, was restless and agitated. The home’s doctor wanted him on an antipsychotic medication called Haldol, a powerful sedative."

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