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.
PARTNER CONTENT: Jane Gross of Market Research Answers sat down with McKnight’s Senior Living to share details of the company’s offerings, which include conducting surveys and data collection. No cookie-cutter surveys here; customization is the core of Market Research Answers’ business.
An operator of an Arizona assisted living facility has been sentenced to an additional 90 days in jail and three years of probation after pleading guilty to vulnerable adult abuse, a felony, for her role in the death of a resident who spent two days inside the home without air conditioning.
CMS withdraws proposed guidance on Medicaid block grants, funding caps … 94% of beneficiaries satisfied with Medicare Advantage plans … EEOC to hold hearing on proposed revisions to Employer Information Report (EEO-1)
Mention the baby boomer-related demographic forces that could be a boon for senior living operators in the coming years, and most minds in the industry turn to prospective residents. Two recent reports, however, suggest that baby boomers of traditional retirement age offer an opportunity of a different sort right now.
A person-centered approach to memory care led to the reduced or discontinued use of off-label antipsychotic medications in more than half of the residents of 53 long-term care communities, including assisted living communities, who participated in a study, the results of which were announced last week.
Independent living monthly fee increases in the not-for-profit senior living and care sector are expected to increase more in 2020 than are assisted living or skilled nursing fees, on average, according to estimates from a survey by specialty bank Ziegler.
A former school building in Boston will be converted to 74 income-restricted rental units for LGBTQ adults aged 62 or more years, along with gallery space, an arts studio, community gardens and recreational space.