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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Survey: Picking a place to age is a balancing act for older adults, families

Survey: Picking a place to age is a balancing act for older adults, families

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Choosing whether and where to move is a balancing act for older adults and their families, according to the results of a new survey by Caring.com. The findings suggest an opportunity for senior living community marketers to educate prospective residents and their families.

Admission error, understaffing led to resident's loss of eye, lawsuit maintains

Admission error, understaffing led to resident's loss of eye, lawsuit maintains

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A former resident is suing the California memory care community where he lived, alleging that a faulty admissions process, poor worker training and understaffing resulted in him being the victim of two attacks by a roommate, necessitating the removal of his right eye.

Pushing for the right kinds of change

Pushing for the right kinds of change

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LeadingAge's board chair talks about the labor and policy challenges operators must face.

Flu, occupancy less challenging for NHI, leaders say

Flu, occupancy less challenging for NHI, leaders say

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The severe flu season and supply issues that seem to be affecting occupancy among some senior living operators don't appear to be having as much of an effect in National Health Investors' portfolio, leaders of the real estate investment trust said Friday during an earnings call.

Activist investor 'closely monitoring' Brookdale's strategic review process

Activist investor 'closely monitoring' Brookdale's strategic review process

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Land & Buildings will be "closely monitoring" the progress that Brookdale Senior Living is making on its efforts to sell some or all of its assets, activist shareholder Jonathan Litt, founder and chief investment officer of the registered investment manager, said Friday in a public letter to fellow shareholders.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.