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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Sabra looking forward to 'fun part' now that CCP merger is approved

Sabra looking forward to 'fun part' now that CCP merger is approved

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Sabra Health Care REIT will continue efforts to diversify its asset base now that its merger with skilled nursing-focused Care Capital Properties has been approved by the boards of both companies, the real estate investment trust's CEO and chairman, Richard Matros, told McKnight's Senior Living on Wednesday.

Assisted living community rating site is unique in country, group says

Assisted living community rating site is unique in country, group says

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A new website is rating assisted living communities in San Diego County in what a consumer group says is unique effort in California and the entire country.

Brookdale sustainability efforts lead to 2.42% cut in energy use

Brookdale sustainability efforts lead to 2.42% cut in energy use

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Brookdale Senior Living continued to make strides toward reaching its sustainability-related goals in 2016, reducing energy use by 2.42% in the communities it owns or operates compared with 2015, the company said in a report released Monday.

Top services outsourced by senior living organizations

Top services outsourced by senior living organizations

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Outsourcing rehabilitation and therapy services is popular among senior living organizations, according to a recent poll by specialty investment bank Ziegler. See what other services made the list.

AdCare reorganization vote slated for Sept. 20

AdCare reorganization vote slated for Sept. 20

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Shareholders will vote Sept. 20 on a proposed reorganization after which AdCare Health Systems would be known as Regional Health Properties, Allan Rimland, the self-managed real estate investment company's president, CEO and chief financial officer, told participants in a second-quarter earnings call Monday.

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Aug. 16

'Pet therapy on steroids'

Chesterfield, MI

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin.