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Home health and hospice M&A rebounded in 2015

Mergers and acquisitions recovered after a drop in the first half of 2015, according to The Health Care M&A report from Levin Associates, Inc. 

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The journey to rundown

Keeping up with appearances isn't easy. Even though maintenance and upgrades can be difficult, they are a necessary investment.

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Eden Alternative’s Bill Thomas joins Mainstreet

The investment firm's healthcare arm taps one of the country’s most famous senior care culture change gurus.

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Tornado damage causes whirlwind for LTC residents

Nursing home and memory care residents were moved to another facility until repairs can be made. Both facilities are owned by the same company but operate under different state regulations. The facility accepting evacuees doesn’t accept Medicaid, causing a major snag in the disaster preparedness plan. 

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One-on-one with… Doug Leidig

The economy has been a challenge for some CCRCs in recent years, but what’s next for CCRCs? Asbury Communities President and CEO Doug Leidig discusses the opportunities and challenges for this market sector.

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The perfect gift for your maintenance team: Life Safety Code compliance

CMS is expected to adopt a new edition of the Life Safety Codes soon, so give your facilities management team the gift of a head start on upcoming changes.

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CA advocates sue to stop illegal unloading of nursing home residents

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform and three nursing home residents have filed a lawsuit against the state saying it is allegedly illegally allowing residents to be "dumped" from nursing homes to hospitals.

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P&G’s Spic and Span wins IEHA’s first seal of approval for assisted living

IEHA, a professional organization for directors of housekeeping and facility operations, launched the seal of approval program to help long-term care communities choose products based on hand-on testing.

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Social media use triples among seniors

If your facility isn't on social media, the latest results from a Pew Research Center survey, could convince you to change your marketing plan.

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Sabra REIT acquires nine senior living facilities for $84.7M

Five facilities are memory care facilities in Illinois and assisted living units in Washington and Oregon.

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