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Kindred targets Gentiva

May 15, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Kindred Healthcare launches a hostile takeover bid for Gentiva Health Services.

Brookdale and HCP partner in a $1.2 billion CCRC joint venture

April 25, 2014  |  Sandra Hoban, Managing Editor

Pending regulatory approval, Brookdale Senior Living’s billion-dollar deal positions it to become the largest senior living provider in the country.

Effort seeks new name for CCRCs

April 24, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Older adults’ perceptions of the services offered at continuing care retirement communities are fueling a high-profile effort to develop a new name for the entities. The renaming process, one person predicts, may force providers to think about the services...

Mentoring future residents

April 23, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

An expert at helping older adults downsize and move to senior living communities has some advice for those communities.

LTC insurance premiums can be tax-deductible

March 17, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

If a prospective resident were to ask you about the tax deductibility of long-term care insurance premiums, would you know what to tell him or her?

Focus groups: A window into your organization

March 6, 2014  |  Michael Lepore, PhD

Stakeholder surveys can reveal what organizations and residents value—and where long-term care facilities are missing the mark.

Aviv REIT inks $48M acquisition

March 3, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Chicago-based AvivREIT continues to increase its portfolio of skilled nursing facilities.

The weight of first impressions

February 27, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

More seniors are skipping the quickie day-tour and researching possible CCRCs through longer-stay visits. What kind of impression would your facility make if the "guest tour" lasted for four days and nights?

The youngest boomers

February 26, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

The U.S. Census Bureau defines those born between 1946 and 1964 as the Baby Boom generation, but that doesn’t mean everyone in the group is the same. Making assumptions about them could hurt you personally and professionally.

Brookdale, Emeritus to merge in $2.8 billion deal

February 21, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Once the merger of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. and Emeritus Corp. is complete in the third quarter of this year, the company will have communities in 330 markets, near 80 percent of the U.S. population.

5 strategies to position your facility as a care leader

February 20, 2014  |  Jeff Stewart, NHA

Relationships with external decision-makers, such as physicians and hospital CEOs and directors, are key to your being able to serve their post-acute and long-term care needs and are vital to maintaining a consistently strong skilled resident census at your...

7 strategies for 2014

February 5, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Grooming your business for 2014 and beyond involves fresh views, retrained skills and new ways to interact with the local markets.


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