FRONTLINE

How Emeritus Became a Billion-Dollar Business

Clip: Season 31 Episode 13 | 1m 53s

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.

Aired: 07/29/13

Rating: NR

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