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 from Kent State University (media management) 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

A new day in the battle against COVID

We all can agree that we’d like to see an end to the illness and death caused by the coronavirus. We’d like families and residents to be able to hug one another again. We’d like to stop having to wear PPE and stop having to stay six feet apart from each other.

One on One with McKnight’s

PARTNER CONTENT: Rapid point-of-care antigen testing is important whether you’re the biggest operator in the area or the smallest. Hear how Jenny Wirt, the administrator at Danville Care Center in Danville, IA, and her colleagues fended off COVID-19 for months and then put residents, family members and staff members at ease with rapid testing. Danville Care Center is one of the more than 12,000 nursing homes around the country seeing the benefits of using the BD Veritor Plus System rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test.

4 lessons for senior living from 2020

Five senior living industry leaders recently took the time to share with me — for you — their insights into the biggest challenges that faced owners and operators in 2020 and the challenges they will face in 2021. I’ve gleaned four lessons for the senior living industry for this year.

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