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

Bipartisan bill calls for $50 million per year to address geriatric workforce issues

Bipartisan bill calls for $50 million per year to address geriatric workforce issues

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Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate aims to increase the number of geriatric health professionals and direct service workers to support the aging population in the United States.

Gender pay gap less pronounced for caregivers than for some other jobs, Census Bureau says

Gender pay gap less pronounced for caregivers than for some other jobs, Census Bureau says

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A gender pay gap exists in caregiver positions, but it is not as great as the gap between men's and women's wages in some other professions, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2020 opening planned for third Margaritaville community

2020 opening planned for third Margaritaville community

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Developers are shooting for an early 2020 opening for Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, in the Florida Panhandle.

Learn how to prepare for disasters June 13

Learn how to prepare for disasters June 13

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Stan Szpytek, president of Fire and Life Safety and a retired deputy fire chief / fire marshal, will discuss how senior living communities can prepare for emergencies and disasters in the first webinar of the McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo, set for Wednesday, June 13.

Supreme Court arbitration ruling allows employers to prohibit class action lawsuits by workers

Supreme Court arbitration ruling allows employers to prohibit class action lawsuits by workers

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Private companies can include arbitration clauses in employment contracts to prohibit employees from filing class action lawsuits against them to fight perceived federal wage and hour and other labor law violations, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 5-4 decision.

More Articles by Lois A. Bowers

In Focus

May 16

Bringing in the outdoors

Hollidaysburg, PA 

Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence continuing care retirement community recently hosted an outdoor show, "Marching into the Woods."

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