I Don’t Think That’s What They Mean By “Golden Opportunity”

Would you like your parents to be taken care of by the Carlyle group?

A caravan of over 200 healthcare workers organized by the SEIU arrived in Washington DC today to demonstrate outside the Carlyle Group headquarters.

What does that have to do with Jeralyn Merritt’s mom?

Jeralyn’s mom lives in a Manor Care facility. Manor Care is one of the many companies being targeted by private equity firms as profit centers. The New York Times recently ran an article on what tends to happen when PE firms get into the managed health care business looking for profits:

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