Lois A. Bowers

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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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Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

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A model that integrates onsite ancillary services with social supports and residential care may make senior living communities more attractive to payers and investors because it improves outcomes and saves money, according to new research presented Wednesday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's Spring Investment Forum.

Opioids threaten seniors' retirement savings, health

Opioids threaten seniors' retirement savings, health

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The opioid epidemic, which finds an increasing number of older Americans raising their grandchildren, could increase older adults' need for seniors housing and care while decreasing their ability to pay for it, suggested speakers at a recent Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing.

Assisted living worker convicted of raping resident

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A former caregiver at a California assisted living community has been convicted of raping an 83-year-old resident with dementia, according to a media report.

Kentucky to establish review panels for malpractice cases

Kentucky to establish review panels for malpractice cases

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Three-member medical review panels will examine the merits of malpractice and neglect claims against assisted living communities and other healthcare settings before the claims go to court under a new law signed by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on March 16.

Proposed border wall would affect senior community

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A senior community in southern Texas has put a $1 million expansion plan on hold as it waits to learn more about the federal government's plans for a border wall between the United States and Mexico.

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March 16

A wee bit o' fun

San Antonio

Poet's Walk San Antonio had an early St. Patrick's Day celebration on Wednesday.

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