John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades and oversees content production. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Lutein consumption preserves brain health, study finds

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Older adults who eat a pigment commonly found in leafy greens better retain their skills and knowledge, a new study finds.

National Labor Relations Board takes aim at employee handbook

National Labor Relations Board takes aim at employee handbook

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Employee handbooks with seemingly innocuous policies can land your organization in trouble with federal officials. At least, that appears to be the message contained in a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling.

North Carolina police nab arson suspect

North Carolina police nab arson suspect

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A man who allegedly set an assisted living facility on fire has been arrested in Lincolnton, NC.

New law's provision may encourage many operators to change insurance coverage

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President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law earlier this week. Tucked away in the omnibus package is a provision that should help many senior living operators.

On second thought, many Republican governors OK with expanded Medicaid payments

On second thought, many Republican governors OK with expanded Medicaid payments

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Republican lawmakers preparing to repeal the Affordable Care Act are getting blowback from an unlikely source: Republican governors whose states have benefitted from enhanced federal Medicaid funding.

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Jan. 11

Merry marriage

Tyrone, PA

It was a first for the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone — a wedding held on site.

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