People in the news, April 25

People in the news, April 25

Promotions, appointments and honors at Erickson Living, Glacier Hills, Legacy Senior Living, National Senior Campuses, Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services, Renaissance Assisted Living and The Harbor at Renaissance, Senior Lifestyle Corp., ThedaCare, Trilogy Health Services and more.

'Smart' senior living system implemented at five Spring Arbor communities

'Smart' senior living system implemented at five Spring Arbor communities

A technology platform newly implemented after a pilot project enables staff members to monitor care, hospitality and operational efficiency, but some of its main benefits relate to resident socialization and health, according to HHHunt's Spring Arbor.

People in the news, April 19

People in the news, April 19

Appointments and honors involving American Medical Facilities Management, Erickson Living, Harbor Retirement Associates, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Integrace Copper Ridge, Jefferson's Ferry, the National Council on Aging, Northbridge Companies, Presbyterian Communities and Service, SearStone, the Utah Health Care Association and more.

Senior living represented on MA governor's Aging Council

Senior living represented on MA governor's Aging Council

The CEOs of Benchmark Senior Living and Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly are two of 24 people named to a new group tasked with developing a plan to improve public and private efforts to support healthy aging in Massachusetts.

'Family is Forever' will be theme of National Assisted Living Week

'Family is Forever' will be theme of National Assisted Living Week

"Family is Forever" will be the theme of National Assisted Living Week this year, the National Center for Assisted Living announced Wednesday. The annual observance will be Sept. 10 to 16.

People in the news, April 11

People in the news, April 11

Retirements, appointments and honors related to Asbury Place, Harbor Retirement Associates, The New Jewish Home, The Terraces of Boise and more.

Senior living sees first Freddie Mac lease-up loan

Oakmont of San Jose, an assisted living and memory care community in Northern California, is the recipient of the first-ever Freddie Mac lease-up loan on a seniors housing property, said real estate lending, investment and advisory company Greystone on Wednesday.

People in the news, April 4

People in the news, April 4

Appointments, transitions and honors involving the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, HCP, LCB Senior Living, Masterpiece Living and the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care.

Assisted living, PACE are focuses for new AMDA president

The new president of AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine says she will continue to expand the organization's efforts to include care settings such as assisted living communities and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.

HCP completes $1.125 billion sale of 64 Brookdale communities

HCP has completed the sale of a portfolio of 64 triple-net assets leased to Brookdale Senior Living to affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P. at the previously announced aggregate sales price of $1.125 billion, the real estate investment trust said Wednesday.

Two operators expanding into additional states

Wichita, KS-based Legend Senior Living has entered the Pennsylvania market, and Wall Township, NJ-based Springpoint Senior Living will set up shop in Delaware, under agreements the companies recently announced.

People in the news, March 28

People in the news, March 28

Appointments and honors involving Aviva, Benchmark Senior Living, Centers Health Care, Lenbrook and Senior Lifestyle Corp.

People in the news, March 21

People in the news, March 21

Appointments at Baycrest Village, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Holiday Retirement, Van Dyk Health Care and Watermark Retirement Communities.

Ryan Companies expands presence in senior living

Ryan Companies expands presence in senior living

Ryan Companies is expanding its presence in senior living through projects with Grand Living and Life Care Services, an LCS company.

People in the news, March 14

People in the news, March 14

Promotions, appointments and honors involving Asbury Place, Capital Senior Living, East Ridge at Cutler Bay, Erickson Living and The LaSalle Group.

US-based operator plans expansion in India

Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Management and the affiliated alternative investment firm Columbia Pacific Advisors have acquired a senior housing operator in India and said they plan to significantly expand their portfolio in that country over the next five years.

People in the news, March 7

People in the news, March 7

Appointments, awards and promotions involving Amber Court Assisted Living, the American College of Health Care Administrators, Asbury Communities, Brightview Senior Living, Dominion Senior Living, Memory Care America and Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp.

Protect, strengthen public health workforce, advocacy groups tell president

The role of federal public health and biomedical researchers is critical and should be remembered as long-term policy regarding federal hiring is considered, several advocacy groups, including Argentum, told President Donald Trump in a Feb. 27 letter.

People in the news, Feb. 28

People in the news, Feb. 28

Appointments, promotions and awards at Chelsea Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Dominion Senior Living, LifeSpan Network, MBK Senior Living, National Health Investor, Pomperaug Woods and Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp.

ABHOW, Beacon, be.group to have new name 6/1

ABHOW, Beacon, be.group to have new name 6/1

American Baptist Homes of the West, Beacon Communities and be.group collectively will be known as HumanGood effective June 1, the companies announced Friday.

CNL Healthcare Properties II makes first acquisition

CNL Healthcare Properties II makes first acquisition

Orlando, FL-based CNL Healthcare Properties II Inc. will make its first investment by purchasing Summer Vista Assisted Living Community in Pensacola, FL, according to an agreement the non-traded real estate investment trust signed with Summer Vista Assisted Living LLC and Hardcourt Development No. 2 LLC.

Four CCRCs recognized for employee, resident engagement

National consulting firm Holleran has awarded "highest honors" to four senior living operators for the scores they achieved in employee and resident engagement studies conducted by the company in 2016.

People in the news, Feb. 21

People in the news, Feb. 21

Appointments, promotions and honors related to The Ambassador of Scarsdale, Anthem Memory Care, WM Daugherty & Co LLC, Hebrew SeniorLife, Jefferson's Ferry Foundation, Juniper Communities, KAI Design & Build, Lutheran Senior Services, Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities, Norterre, Peconic Landing, SCAN Group, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Senior Source Consulting Group, Solvere Senior Living, Spectrum Retirement, Touchmark, Watercrest Senior Living Group and Willow Gardens Memory Care.

252 earn new assisted living certification

252 earn new assisted living certification

The independent, nonprofit Senior Living Certification Commission, formed by Argentum in 2015, has awarded the certified director of assisted living designation to its inaugural class of 252 senior living professionals.

Brookdale raises $2 million to fight Alzheimer's disease

Brookdale raises $2 million to fight Alzheimer's disease

Brookdale Senior Living employees, residents, family members and business partners raised more than $2 million for Alzheimer's disease in 2016, the third consecutive year they've generated more than $1 million in donations, according to the company.

SoftBank to acquire Brookdale/Holiday investor Fortress for $3.3 billion

Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. will acquire New York City-based Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion in cash, the companies announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Feb. 7

People in the news, Feb. 7

Appointments and honors at Erickson Living, Holiday Retirement, Housing & Healthcare Finance, Peconic Landing, Sagora Senior Living, Solvere Senior Living, Sun Health Senior Living, Trinity Health Senior Communities, Via Christi and more.

AEW closes seniors housing fund with $500 million in commitments

AEW Capital Management has closed AEW Senior Housing Investors III with commitments totaling $500 million, reaching the fund's target fundraise and hard cap, the Boston-based real estate investment management services company has announced.

Senior Star's 12 communities receive CARF accreditation

All 12 Senior Star senior living communities have been accredited for three years by independent, not-for-profit accreditation firm CARF.

Scholarships benefit potential assisted living employees

Three college students each will receive $2,000 as winners of SeniorAdvisor.com's third annual Future of Assisted Living scholarship program.

People in the news, Jan. 31

People in the news, Jan. 31

Appointments, promotions and awards at Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Living, Front Porch, Green Hill, Jewish Home, Peconic Landing, Touchmark, Van Dyk Health Care, Watercrest and more.

People in the news, Jan. 25

People in the news, Jan. 25

Appointments, promotions, awards and other news from Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Cornerstone Healthcare Group Holding, Erickson Senior Living, HCP, Healthcare Realty Trust, Integrace, LCB Senior Living, LeadingAge New Jersey, Lifespace Communities, Morningside Ministries, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, New Perspective Senior Living, Presbyterian Communities and Services, Prestige Care, Sun Health at Home, Welltower, Wesley Homes and more.

Capital Senior Living mourns president

Capital Senior Living mourns president

Keith Johannessen, president, chief operating officer and a board member of Capital Senior Living, died Tuesday after battling cancer, the company announced Wednesday.

Shareholders approve merger to create Colony NorthStar

Shareholders of Colony Capital, NorthStar Asset Management Group and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. have approved the previously announced merger of the three companies. The new Colony NorthStar will manage more than $58 billion in assets.

US Memory Care communities sold

The four-property portfolio of US Memory Care communities in Texas has been purchased by an undisclosed investor. Managers of the properties have been announced, however.

People in the news, Dec. 20

People in the news, Dec. 20

Appointments and promotions involving Civitas Senior Living, Front Porch, Sonata Senior Living, Whirlpool Corp. Commercial Laundry and more.

Aegis Living makes Best Places to Work list

Aegis Living came in at No. 46 on Glassdoor's latest list of the top 50 large employers. It's the first time that a senior living organization has made the list.

People in the news, Dec. 9

People in the news, Dec. 9

Appointments, promotions and other news from Christian Living Communities, Civitas Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Senior Living, Jefferson's Ferry Foundation, LCB Senior Living, LeadingAge Indiana, Presbyterian Communities and Services, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Shell Point Retirement Community and more.

Juniper acquires PA CCRC for $13.65 million

Juniper acquires PA CCRC for $13.65 million

Bloomfield, NJ-based Juniper Communities paid $13.65 million to acquire Wood River Village in Bensalem, PA, on Nov. 30, financing the entire purchase with cash from its balance sheet.

Ziegler closes on $232 million financing for Acts

Specialty investment bank Ziegler has closed on $232 million in Series 2016 financing for Acts Retirement-Life Communities. The total transaction size is among the largest issues in the tax-exempt senior living marketplace, according to Ziegler.

Design Briefs for December 2016

Magnolia Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center, Pearl Garden and Brandywine Living at Livingston.

Argentum partners with Willis Towers Watson

Research will be a focus of the senior living organization's relationship with the risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company.

People in the news, Nov. 29

People in the news, Nov. 29

Appointments at Acts Retirement-Life Communities, the American College of Health Care Administrators, Bridges by Epoch, Caremerge and Solvere Senior Living.

Premier to pay $325 million for Innovatix, Essensa Ventures

Healthcare improvement company Premier Inc. will acquire group purchasing organizations Innovatix and Essensa Ventures for $325 million, the company announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.

People in the news, Nov. 23

People in the news, Nov. 23

Appointments, promotions, awards and other news related to Aegis Living, Brandywine Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Capital One, Capital Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Eliza Bryant Village, Genesis HealthCare, Greystone, Jefferson's Ferry, LeadingAge, Lifespace Communities, North Hill, Welltower, Wheelock Terrace and more.

Arcapita acquires 3 senior living communities for $110 million

Global investment management firm Arcapita has acquired a privately held portfolio of three U.S. senior living communities for $110 million.

Tanbic's big plans for seniors housing start with $15.4 million buy

Tanbic's big plans for seniors housing start with $15.4 million buy

Middle-market real estate private equity firm The Tanbic Company has entered the senior living space with the $15.4 million purchase of Friendship Village at La Cholla. The company said it aims to allocate $100 million to potential acquisitions or developments in seniors housing within the next year.

People in the news, Nov. 15

People in the news, Nov. 15

Appointments, promotions and awards related to the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, Anthem Memory Care, Brookdale Senior Living, Clearwater Senior Living, HCP, LCB Senior Living, Lifespace Communities, Menorah Manor, North Hill, Presbyterian Senior Living, WESTliving and more.

SQLC plans to buy Seniority Inc.

Nonprofit retirement community developer and manager Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp. is negotiating with Cornerstone Affiliates to purchase one of its companies, Seniority Inc., sister to ABHOW, be.group and Beacon Communities.

Ohio Living is new name for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Ohio Living is new name for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, the largest not-for-profit operator of continuing care retirement / life plan communities in the Buckeye State, has changed its name to Ohio Living.

People in the news, Nov. 8

People in the news, Nov. 8

Appointments, promotions and awards in senior living.

PointClickCare user conference sets attendance record

More than 1,600 participants are attending the PointClickCare SUMMIT, which began Monday in Orlando, FL.

A Place for Mom adds OurParents brand to portfolio

Senior living referral service A Place for Mom‎ is adding the OurParents brand to its portfolio of services focused on helping families find services and care solutions, the company announced Thursday.

NHI to acquire Connecticut CCRC for $74 million

Murfreesboro, TN-based National Health Investors will acquire an entrance-fee continuing care retirement / life plan community in North Branford, CT, for $74 million, the real estate investment trust announced Thursday.

Commonwealth rebranding replaces 'assisted living' with 'senior living'

Commonwealth rebranding replaces 'assisted living' with 'senior living'

Charlottesville, VA-based Commonwealth Assisted Living has changed its name to Commonwealth Senior Living, the company announced Tuesday.

LCB Senior Living celebrates groundbreaking of Massachusetts facility

LCB Senior Living celebrates groundbreaking of Massachusetts facility

LCB Senior Living LLC celebrated the groundbreaking of The Residence at Melrose Station in Melrose, MA. It offers 90 apartments in independent living, assisted living and memory care.

Mason re-elected as NCAL chair; board gets two new members

Mason re-elected as NCAL chair; board gets two new members

Christian "Chris" Mason of Oregon was re-elected as chairman of the board of directors of the National Center for Assisted Living Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Health Care Association / NCAL in Nashville, TN. It's his second term. The board also welcomes two new members.

Two senior living organizations announce name changes

Two senior living organizations announce name changes

Two senior living organizations in different parts of the country announced name changes on Tuesday.

People in the news, Oct. 18

People in the news, Oct. 18

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community, Brookdale Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, Jefferson's Ferry, National Lutheran Communities & Services, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Sunrise Senior Living, Windsor Rosewood Care Center and more.

4 assisted living measures added to LTC Trend Tracker

The National Center for Assisted Living added four new assisted living quality measures to LTC Trend Tracker, so member organizations now can track their progress on all of the NCAL Quality Initiative goals within one tool, the organization announced Sunday at NCAL Day.

People in the news, Oct. 12

People in the news, Oct. 12

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Ann's Choice, Erickson Living, Gardant, Genesis HealthCare, Integral Senior Living, Legacy Senior Living and Sunrise Senior Living.

Moceri plans $1.2 billion in seniors housing communities

Auburn Hills, MI-based Moceri says it plans to invest more than $1.2 billion over 10 years to build new senior living communities under the Blossom Collection name in its home state.

CareLinx, CareAcademy announce online education partnership

Online caregiver marketplace CareLinx and online caregiver learning service CareAcademy.com are partnering to provide professional courses and certificates for the 150,000 caregivers who are on the CareLinx platform, the companies have announced.

People in the news, Oct. 5

People in the news, Oct. 5

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Aspen House Memory Care Assisted Living, Evergreen Estates, IntegraCare, the National Center for Assisted Living, Newhaven Court at Clearview, the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, Prestige Care, the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, Symphony Senior Living and more.

Sodexo to launch new restaurant concept

Sodexo to launch new restaurant concept

Sodexo formally will launch a new restaurant concept later this month to supplement the traditional dining service in the senior living communities it serves. Bistro 464 should be available at more than 100 locations within its first year, the company said.

ABP looks to buy 20% of Five Star common stock

ABP Acquisition LLC announced Monday that it intends to make a cash tender offer for up to 10 million shares of common stock of Newton, MA-based Five Star Quality Care at a $3 per share, a 57% premium over Friday's closing price of $1.91 per share.

Getting ready for an excellent adventure

Getting ready for an excellent adventure

The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living's Randy Slikkers talks about the organization's strategic vision for the future.

People in the news, Sept. 27

People in the news, Sept. 27

Martha A. Roherty joins Center for Excellence in Assisted Living Board of Directors, James "Mac" McClelland receives Senior Service Award from Woodstock Terrace Assisted Living.

People in the news, Sept. 20

People in the news, Sept. 20

Lifespace says appointments designed to position organization for mergers and acquisitions, Norterre names chief operating officer, Lutheran Senior Services names director of clinical resources, Dominion Senior Living adds an executive director, Jewish Home Family CEO appointed to New Jersey elder abuse task force

Enlivant deals to increase portfolio size by 40%

Enlivant deals to increase portfolio size by 40%

Enlivant will increase the size of its portfolio by 40% when it finalizes the acquisitions of 48 senior living communities from multiple unidentified sellers, the company announced Thursday.

People in the news, Sept. 13

People in the news, Sept. 13

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Life Care Services, Lutheran Senior Services, Plante Moran Living Forward, Sedgebrook, Senior Care Development and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

Clearwater, Berkshire announce $500 million partnership

Newport Beach, CA-based Clearwater Senior Living and Boston-based real estate investment management company Berkshire Group will develop and acquire seniors housing communities in the western United States under a joint venture announced Monday.

Brookdale chief medical officer moving to Ascension

Brookdale chief medical officer moving to Ascension

Brookdale Senior Living Chief Medical Officer Kevin O'Neil, M.D., is joining Ascension Senior Living, where he will hold the same title, effective Oct. 31.

Forbes Cloud 100 list features familiar names

Forbes Cloud 100 list features familiar names

The inaugural Forbes Cloud 100 list of the top private cloud-computing companies in the world features several companies familiar to those in seniors housing and long-term care.

Brookdale unveils $4 million website redesign

Brookdale unveils $4 million website redesign

Brookdale Senior Living has spent $4 million to date redesigning its website after analyzing millions of visits to its former site, interviewing consumers and reviewing other types of websites with which many consumers already are comfortable, the company announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Sept. 6

People in the news, Sept. 6

Promotions, appointments and awards involving Argentum Florida, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Senior Living, Friendship Village, LeadingAge, LeadingAge Florida, Legend Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, Springpoint Senior Living, Touchmark, Trinity Senior Living Communities, United Methodist Retirement Communities, Vi and more.

Investors Real Estate Trust plans 2017 exit from seniors housing

Investors Real Estate Trust plans to complete its exit from the seniors housing arena in 2017 when $236 million in sales agreements for 27 properties close, the real estate investment trust announced late Wednesday.

Labor union questions Welltower plans

A labor union on Thursday expressed concerns related to Welltower's plans to use a RIDEA structure to lease properties it plans to purchase from Vintage Senior Living, but one of the REIT's executives previously said it can "manage risk and enhance value through a RIDEA structure better than anybody."

6 senior living properties included in $102 million WNC affordable housing fund

WNC Corp. 42, a $102 million institutional low-income housing tax credit fund, has closed, and six of its properties are senior living communities.

People in the news, Aug. 24

People in the news, Aug. 24

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Cushman & Wakefield, Erickson Living, Equinox Terrace Assisted Living, the Lutheran Home Association, National HealthCare Corp., Watercrest Senior Living, Welltower, WESTliving and more.

Argentum memory care meeting set for Oct. 5

Argentum will hold a free, one-day memory care symposium for its members on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C.

Agreement provides discount to show films in communities

Organizations representing senior living communities and those who work at them have negotiated a discounted rate on the license required to show DVDs and other programs that are protected under intellectual property rights.

Industry news, Aug. 19

Industry news, Aug. 19

News about Aldersgate Healthcare, Arbor Co, Blake Management Group, Brookdale Senior Living, Buckner International, Civitas Senior Living, CR Properties, MedCore Partners, National Lutheran Communities and Services, National Realty Group, Trilogy Health Services, Wentworth Senior Living and more.

People in the news, Aug. 16

People in the news, Aug. 16

Appointments, promotions and awards at Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Asbury Place, The Blossom Collection at Moceri Companies, Dominion Senior Living, Edgewater Pointe Estates, Jefferson Center Inc., John Knox Village of Florida, Juniper Communities, OakBridge Terrace Assisted Living, Penney Retirement Community, Westminster Oaks, Windham Terrace Assisted Living and more.

AHCA/NCAL announce Gold Excellence in Quality Award winners

AHCA/NCAL announce Gold Excellence in Quality Award winners

Providers in Scarborough, ME, West Hartford, CT, and Kent, OH, have won Gold Excellence in Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living this year, the organizations announced Friday.

People in the news, Aug. 9

People in the news, Aug. 9

Appointments and promotions at The Avamere Family of Companies, Crown Center for Senior Living, The Forum at Desert Harbor, Market Street Memory Care Residences, Otterbein Lebanon Lifestyle Community, The Village at Rockville, Wingate Healthcare and more.

People in the news, Aug. 2

People in the news, Aug. 2

Appointments, promotions and honors involving Beatitudes Campus, Carillon Assisted Living, the Gerontological Society of America, Hand in Hand Elder Care, LeadingAge, LeadingAge Florida, Lutheran Homes Society, Penney Retirement Community, Welltower and more.

Industry News, July 28

Industry News, July 28

News about Capital One, Elior Group, Erickson Living, National Home Health Care Corp., Sun Health Senior Living and more.

People in the news, July 26

People in the news, July 26

Appointments involving Avanti Senior Living, Hebrew SeniorLife, Lancaster Pollard, Legend Senior Living, Life Care Services, Scott-Farrar at Peterborough and more.

NCAL names four award winners

NCAL names four award winners

The National Center for Assisted Living announced the recipients of its 2016 awards on Tuesday.

People in the news, July 19

People in the news, July 19

Appointments involving Allegro, Benchmark Senior Living, Blue Harbor Senior Living, Christian Care Communities, Erickson Living, Kisco Senior Living, Lancaster Pollard, Lifespace Communities, MatrixCare, the National Center for Assisted Living, Terwilliger Plaza and more.

Industry news, July 15

News about Anthem Memory Care, Brookdale Senior Living, InnovAge, Integral Senior Living, Village Cooperative, The Watermark at Trinity and more.

OnShift now a LeadingAge Silver Partner

Human capital management software company OnShift is now a Silver Partner of LeadingAge, the organization announced Thursday.

Industry news, July 14

Industry news, July 14

News from Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Buckner Retirement Services, Capital One and Ecova.

People in the news, July 12

People in the news, July 12

Appointments and awards involving Agemark Corp., CareerStaff Unlimited, Century Park Associates, Erickson Living, Gardant Management Solutions, Integral Senior Living, Kisco Senior Living, Lancaster Pollard, LeadingAge Illinois, LeadingAge New Jersey, Mustang Creek Estates, the Texas Assisted Living Association, Walker & Dunlop and more.

Industry news, July 8

Industry news, July 8

News from Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Amada Senior Care, Caddis, CareTrust REIT, Civitas Senior Living, McGowan Senior Care, Prevarian Senior Living, Spectrum Retirement Communities, Sunrise Senior Living and more.

People in the news, July 6

People in the news, July 6

Appointments, promotions, awards and other news involving Anthem Memory Care, Avanti Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Erickson Living, Legend Senior Living, Life Care Services, National HealthCare Corp., PointRight, Touchmark and more.

Ventas to pay $1.5 billion to acquire Wexford assets

Ventas to pay $1.5 billion to acquire Wexford assets

Ventas will pay $1.5 billion to acquire almost all of the life science and medical real estate assets of developer Wexford Science & Technology from affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P., the real estate investment trust announced Tuesday.

9 AL communities earn AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Awards

Nine assisted living communities have earned 2016 Silver - Achievement in Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, the organizations announced Thursday. That's a record for the annual program.

ACHCA launches new online portal

The American College of Health Care Administrators has launched a new online portal that includes a new association management system and online communities.

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