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Additional probes were provided in the protocol to be used as needed to ensure that respondents discussed strategies, accountability, supervision, outcomes, and care planning in relation to delegation of care. The nephew he was staying with then rushed him to hospital. These costs threaten Americans’ financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing as seriously as any of the other phenomena that have motivated the creation of social insurance programs, including unemployment, outliving one’s savings, and medical spending in retirement.

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