This is a participant observation study of nursing homes. It includes additional observations on and experiments in medical care and related issues of freedom, including patients' rights to die. Contents: The Problem of Health Care; The Case Study and the Scams; The Experiment in Freedom and Dignity; The Social/Organizational Model; Experiment in Freedom-What Happened to It? General Problems with the Existing Health Care System; Contrasting Nursing Homes; The Picnic and the Halloween Party; Is Freedom Working? The Freedom To Die; The Living Will.