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FRONTLINE

How Emeritus Became a Billion-Dollar Business

  • Aired: 07/30/2013
  • 01:53
  • Rating: NR
A lack of government oversight in the assisted-living industry has helped turn companies like Emeritus into massively profitable businesses. Emeritus earned $1.6 billion last year, and is set to drastically increase profits in coming years, as more and more baby boomers retire.
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It earned $1.6 billion last year and profits will sharply rise as more boomers retire.
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