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New Life Safety Code requirements begin July 5

June 16, 2016  |  Stan Szpytek

Stay compliant with CMS requirements by using the proper editions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes and Standards.

NorthStar, Colony to merge in $58B REIT

June 3, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The new mega REIT will involve hundreds of healthcare properties.

CCRC expands by demand

May 27, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Chateau Girardeau is making room for more residents. The continuing care retirement community plans to add eight single-dwelling estate homes to its community, which already has a wait list. 

ALF license revoked for violations and risk to residents

May 27, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

State health officials have suspended an assisted living facility’s operating license for two of its buildings. The facility has received dozens of deficiencies and reports of two resident falls in the last six months.

Brookdale exec VP to step down

May 18, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Glenn Maul will step down as executive vice president and chief people of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. by July 15. 

Anthem Memory Care expands into Kansas

May 9, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The memory care provider adds a new market to its portfolio through the acquisition of two communities in the heartland.

SNF care quality caught in the buy-sell swirl

May 6, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The flurry of mergers and acquisitions in long-term care may not be helping the quality of care delivered by the properties involved, notes a new study in Health Affairs journal.

CMS imposes fines of more than $278k for Woodbriar Health Center

April 8, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has imposed steep fines and threatened to terminate Woodbriar Health Center from its programs if serious problems are not resolved by next week.

Training went unheeded at Woodbriar Health Center, say Mass. regulators

April 5, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Employees at Woodbriar Health Center were retrained on falls-related injuries following the death of a resident, according to a revised plan submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Helath. The department says the second fall-related resident death...

TL Management buys Bon Secours NY

March 31, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Bon Secours Health System sells its NY arm, including the Schervier Nursing Care Center and other senior living properties.

Case Study: Assistive services bridging the gap

March 30, 2016  |  Rebecca Evans-Slone, CSA

Sometimes a bit of help and some occasional services are all seniors need to retain independence a little longer—and stay out of a higher level of care. Read how one senior living organization’s idea for boutique services changed its residents’ lives in...

Woodbriar residents in 'immediate jeopardy,' say Mass. regulators

March 25, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

In the course of an investigation of a resident's death, state regulators determined substandard care resulted in a second resident death and resident fall at Woodbriar Health Center, the latest in a mounting citation list for owner Synergy Health Centers.


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