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

Argentum asks government to address 'regulatory overreach' by NLRB

Argentum asks government to address 'regulatory overreach' by NLRB

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Congress and the new administration should prioritize addressing the "regulatory overreach" that has occurred via the National Labor Relations Board for the past eight years, Argentum President and CEO James Balda wrote in a letter to the leaders of the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

Ventas reportedly in talks to buy all or part of Brookdale

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Healthcare real estate investment trust Ventas is in talks to purchase all or part of Brookdale Senior Living, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

SoftBank to acquire Brookdale/Holiday investor Fortress for $3.3 billion

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Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. will acquire New York City-based Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion in cash, the companies announced Tuesday.

Anti-fraud efforts must include senior living, hearing witness says

Anti-fraud efforts must include senior living, hearing witness says

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Efforts to stop or prevent the financial exploitation of older adults should include assisted living and continuing care retirement communities, as well as personal care and nursing homes, because residents in such settings are targeted, a hearing witness told members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging on Wednesday during their first meeting of the 115th Congress.

Where assisted living is the most and least expensive: survey

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Average monthly assisted living costs range from $3,051 for a studio apartment in Louisiana to $6,936 for a two-bedroom apartment in Delaware, according to the state results of Lincoln Financial Group's annual What Care Costs study, released Wednesday.

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Feb. 10

Snow fun

Princeton, NJ

Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton in New Jersey ranging in age from 88 to 94 had a little outside fun after a snowstorm blasted the Northeast on Feb. 9.

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