When Randy Trout began looking for an assisted living facility for his mother, Alva, he took care to find a place that was clean and pleasant, so his mother would be comfortable Eventually, his mother died, and Randy, a former police investigator, became convinced that neglect at the assisted living facility played a role. It is one of a number of cases uncovered in an investigative series by the Miami Herald and WLRN. Carol Marbin Miller is one of the reporters on that investigation. Also in thie episode: writer Kane Smego. And, a writer follows David Sedaris around the country on a "shadow tour."