Colorado Nursing Homes Adopt New Model

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16min 44sec

More than a dozen nursing homes in the state have adopted a model called the Eden Alternative. Its premise: improve the environment and you can improve health and quality of life. But, are the claims overstated? Ryan Warner talks to Dr. William Thomas, author of Life Worth Living: How Someone You Love Can Still Enjoy Life in a Nursing Home, who came up with the approach, and Roger Harper, administrator of Littleton Manor, which has adopted the model.