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Nursing staff at the continuing care retirement community have noticed that Sarah Jones, age 94, is not her usual self. Over the past 24 hours, the elderly resident has become uncharacteristically lethargic and refuses to eat. For brief transient periods of time, she becomes agitated and confused before slipping back into a quiet somnolent state.