Lois A. Bowers McKnight's Senior Living
Lois A. Bowers

Lois A. Bowers

Lois has spent almost her entire career covering healthcare, the business of healthcare and related topics via journalism or public relations. She holds a master's degree in journalism and mass communication (media management) from Kent State University and is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award as well as other honors.

Most recent articles by Lois A. Bowers

CDC director overrules advisory panel, recommends COVID-19 boosters for healthcare workers as well as older adults

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday endorsed boosters of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for long-term care residents and others 65 and older, frontline workers and those with underlying medical conditions that could put them at risk. The decision puts her at odds with an advisory panel but means that vaccination efforts could start immediately.

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Earn up to 3 CE as McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Fall Online Expo returns Sept. 30

Attendees can earn up to three continuing education credits at no charge when the McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Fall Online Expo returns on Sept. 30. Although created especially for those working in skilled nursing, senior living professionals will find useful information during sessions on data analytics, compliance and infection control.

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U.S. News contemplates best of home care

U.S. News & World Report expands its presence in long-term care with the Monday launch of a new program, “Best Senior Living,” for independent living, assisted living, memory care and continuing care retirement/life plan communities, are home care listings in the future?

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