Margaret M. Flint is vice-president of Friends and Relatives of Institutionalized Aged, a nursing home advocacy organization. She received her A.B. degree from Barnard College and her J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law. She teaches Elder Law and the Equal Justice America Disability Rights Clinic at Pace University School of Law. She is the author of A Consumer’s Guide to Nursing Home Care in New York City (1982) and A Consumer’s Guide to Nursing Home Care in New York State (1987).