John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades and oversees content production. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Step up efforts to combat Alzheimer's disease, experts urge

Step up efforts to combat Alzheimer's disease, experts urge

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Expanded efforts to understand and treat Alzheimer's disease will be essential to unlocking its cure, according to experts at a national summit.

Appeals court upholds ruling against California's aid-in-dying law

Appeals court upholds ruling against California's aid-in-dying law

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A California appellate court has upheld a lower court's ruling that rejects the state's aid-in-dying law.

CMS needs to improve handling of beneficiary data, GAO says

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services needs to improve how it handles shared beneficiary data, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Tech Awards adds senior living categories this year

Tech Awards adds senior living categories this year

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The 2018 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards program is expanding to two tracks while doubling the number of available categories.

Workers successfully challenge pension funding based on 'church plan'

Workers successfully challenge pension funding based on 'church plan'

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In a case ripe with implications for religiously affiliated senior living organizations, employees at a Kentucky medical center earned a key victory in a lawsuit alleging inadequate pension funding.

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In Focus

June 20

107 years young

Chambersburg, PA 

Irene Rebok, a resident of Magnolias of Chambersburg, will celebrate her 107th birthday with a visit from a state representative and a "card shower."