Megan Combs

Megan Combs was Associate Editor of I Advance Senior Care / Long Term Living from 2013-2018.

Genesis HealthCare acquires 24 skilled nursing facilities in $240M deal

Genesis signed the $240 million agreement with Revera on June 15. Read More »

CVS acquires Target pharmacies for $1.9B

CVS Health Corp. announced plans Monday to buy the retail chain's pharmacies.  Read More »

HealthSouth expands PAC presence with Reliant Hospital Partners acquisition

On June 11, the post-acute services provider announced plans to buy the operations arm of Reliant Hospital Partners for $730 million. Read More »

Study links environmental characteristics to apathy in dementia residents

A new Penn State study found that the more stimulating a senior living environment was, the less apathy a resident with dementia had. Read More »

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Millions of older adults experience elder abuse each year. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day aims to educate the nation on how to spot elder abuse and prevent it from happening. Read More »

Cancer pain management in older adults is not ‘one size fits all,’ study finds

New research in the Journal of Gender Studies finds gender and personality differences can affect cancer-related pain severity for older adults. Read More »

Improve depression symptoms with exercise

The results of 51 different studies don't lie: Exercise improves depression symptoms. Read More »

Studies find correlation between diabetes severity and Parkinson’s

Studies from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania find severe diabetes actually worsens Parkinson's symptoms. Read More »

Study: 2.5 million more long-term care employees needed by 2030

A new UC San Francisco study predicts 2.5 million more long-term care workers will be needed by 2030 to keep up with the rapidly aging population. Read More »

Older adults with cognitive impairment may experience altered pain response

A new research review in PAIN finds those with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment may have increased pain sensitivity. Read More »

Long-Term Living’s LinkedIn group celebrates 1,600 members

The Seahawks weren't the only team celebrating a win on Super Bowl Sunday. Read More »

Long-Term Living gets social

Join the conversation on Long-Term Living’s social media networks. Read More »