It was the fifth time Rafaela’s feeding tube clogged, on the fifth consecutive Friday, that drove Steve Simmons to threaten to bring a shotgun into the nursing home.
When Pepito Burlaza retired ten years ago, he and his wife began building their vacation home in the Philippines. With just a final coat of paint left to finish, their life took a dramatic turn when Pepito suffered a debilitating stroke.
inewsource on PBS NewsHour
inewsource's special report, "An Impossible Choice," aired on PBS NewsHour Sept. 30, 2014. The 10-minute video featured footage shot within a California subacute facility and interviews with doctors, researchers, caregivers and family members.