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.

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Per-capita Medicaid cap could reduce dual-eligible spending by $44 billion over 10 years

Per-capita Medicaid cap could reduce dual-eligible spending by $44 billion over 10 years

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A per-capita cap on federal Medicaid funding growth based on medical inflation could reduce spending on dual-eligible beneficiaries by $44 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research.

Consumer website missing 60% of substantiated complaints against senior living communities: report

Consumer website missing 60% of substantiated complaints against senior living communities: report

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More than 60% of substantiated complaints of substandard care involving one state's assisted living communities, residential care facilities, adult foster homes and nursing facilities made since 2005 have not been posted on a state website for consumers, according to a newly published investigation.

Son hides in mother's closet to catch senior living thief; executive director arrested

Son hides in mother's closet to catch senior living thief; executive director arrested

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The executive director of a senior living community in Florida faces felony charges of burglary and grand theft after the son of a resident placed cameras in his mother's apartment and then hid in a closet while the employee allegedly entered the apartment and took money from the resident's purse.

Assisted living administrator vows cooperation as Judiciary Committee investigates social media incident

Assisted living administrator vows cooperation as Judiciary Committee investigates social media incident

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The administrator of a Florida memory care community has pledged complete cooperation with the Senate Judiciary Committee as it investigates an incident in which a worker allegedly secretly recorded two residents having consensual sexual relations in a private room and then posted the video to Snapchat.

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

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

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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.

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New Jersey newlyweds

Pompton Plains, NJ

Edie Dombal and Rich Cirelli both volunteer at Cedar Crest retirement community's TV studio, and now they have something else in common: each other.

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