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Bon Secours, Mercy Health merger will create fifth-largest Catholic health system

Marriottsville, MD-based Bon Secours Health System and Cincinnati-based Mercy Health announced merger plans Wednesday. When complete, the combined entity will operate more than 50 senior living and post-acute care sites across seven states.

Acts Retirement-Life Communities, The Evergreens affiliate

West Point, PA-based Acts Retirement-Life Communities expands its operations to New Jersey with an affiliation with The Evergreens, a continuing care retirement community in Moorestown, NJ.

People in the news, Feb. 20

People in the news, Feb. 20

Appointments and promotions at Care Dimensions, Crestavilla, Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, Epoch Senior Living, Erickson Living, Harbor's Edge, Heritage Senior Living, Integrace Buckingham's Choice, KTGY Architecture + Planning, Omega Communities, Primrose Retirement Communities, Solutions Advisors, Timber Ridge at Talus, Tutera Senior Living & Health Care and Wesleyan Homes.

Presence, Ascension reach partnership agreement

Presence, Ascension reach partnership agreement

Chicago-based Presence Health will join St. Louis-based Ascension to become part of AMITA Health under the terms of an agreement announced Thursday. The two entities had announced a non-binding letter of intent related to the deal in August.

People in the news, Feb. 13

People in the news, Feb. 13

Promotions and appointments at Allegro, Asbury Communities, Benchmark Senior Living, Cadence Senior Living, Holiday Retirement, Lancaster Pollard, LCB Senior Living, Luther Manor, P.B. Bell and Wingate Healthcare.

Brookdale associates, partners raise $2.1 million for Alzheimer's

Brookdale associates, partners raise $2.1 million for Alzheimer's

Brookdale Senior Living associates and partners together raised $2.1 million for the Alzheimer's Association in 2017, according to the company.

Senior living placement firm acquired by home care franchisor

Senior living placement firm acquired by home care franchisor

Senior placement franchise CarePatrol will be acquired by in-home care provider ComForCare Health Care Holdings in an agreement announced by the parties on Tuesday.

People in the news, Feb. 6

People in the news, Feb. 6

Retirements, promotions and appointments at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, Epoch Senior Living, Golden West, HCP, HJ Sims, LCB Senior Living, LifeSpan Network, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, SoftWriters, Springpoint Senior Living, Timber Ridge at Talus, the Veterans Home at King and Welltower.

MatrixCare tops 2018 Best in KLAS rankings for long-term care software

Bloomington, MN-based MatrixCare has ranked highest on the Best in KLAS list of long-term care software companies for the second consecutive year.

People in the news, Jan. 30

People in the news, Jan. 30

Appointments and promotions at Carter Bank & Trust, Dominion Senior Living, Epoch Senior Living, Erickson Living, Harbor Retirement Associates, Integrity Housing, Jefferson's Ferry, Judson Services, K4Connect, Lifespace Communities, Masterpiece Living, The Mercy Community, SAGE, Sun Health and WesleyLife.

Eclipse Senior Living assumes management of Elmcroft communities

Eclipse Senior Living assumes management of Elmcroft communities

Familiar faces at a new operator, Eclipse Senior Living, have assumed management of 76 private-pay seniors housing communities owned by Chicago-based real estate investment trust Ventas, the REIT announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Jan. 23

People in the news, Jan. 23

Promotions and appointments at Epoch Senior Living, GlynnDevins, HumanGood, Juniper Communities, Lancaster Pollard, LCB Senior Living, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, Primrose Retirement Communities, Solvere Senior Living, the Texas Organization of Residential Care Homes, Watercrest Senior Living Group, Watermark Retirement Communities and Ziegler.

Allegro Senior Living announces new brand

Allegro Senior Living announces new brand

Allegro Senior Living has launched a new brand, Alto Senior Living, with the addition of three new properties to its portfolio.

People in the news, Jan. 16

People in the news, Jan. 16

Promotions and appointments at Harmony Senior Services, Landmark Connect, LCS, Legend Senior Living, Regions Bank, Richfield Living and University Village.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.