Lois A. Bowers

Senior Editor

Lois has spent almost her entire career covering healthcare, the business of healthcare and related topics via journalism or public relations. She is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award as well as other honors.

Most Recent Articles by Lois A. Bowers

Senior living developer misused millions in investor funds, SEC alleges

Senior living developer misused millions in investor funds, SEC alleges

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a Chicago-based senior living community developer, accusing him of improperly commingling and misusing some of the $88.7 he raised from foreign investors to finance the construction of assisted living and memory care communities in Illinois and Florida.

Operator enhances security after intruder rapes resident

Operator enhances security after intruder rapes resident

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A senior living operator says it has enhanced security measures at one of its communities in Texas after an 88-year-old resident was raped by an intruder.

Senate healthcare bill would 'ruin Medicaid as we know it'

Senate healthcare bill would 'ruin Medicaid as we know it'

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As Senate Republicans released a "discussion draft" of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, advocacy organizations in senior living expressed concerns about the legislation's Medicaid-related components, and former President Barack Obama said the bill would "ruin Medicaid as we know it."

Granddaughter sues community over resident's alligator-attack death

Granddaughter sues community over resident's alligator-attack death

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The granddaughter of a 90-year-old senior living community resident who died last year after apparently being attacked by an alligator is suing the community for wrongful death.

3 approaches may help prevent cognitive decline and dementia

3 approaches may help prevent cognitive decline and dementia

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Cognitive training, blood pressure management for people who have high blood pressure, and increased exercise may help prevent cognitive decline and dementia, according to a report released Thursday. But there's a catch.

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June 21

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during June, which is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.