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Mark Parkinson

Parkinson: 4 reasons operators will survive tough times

Las Vegas — Despite the “tough” political and regulatory environment, assisted living and skilled nursing providers “will make it through this. And many of you will not only survive; you will prosper,” American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living President and CEO Mark Parkinson told those attending the opening general session of the organization’s 68th Annual Convention & Expo. He gave four reasons.

Scott Tittle speaking

Tittle: No time for assumptions about assisted living regulation

Las Vegas — The state of affairs in the nation’s capital puts assisted living in a strong position to maintain regulation at the state level, National Center for Assisted Living Executive Director Scott Tittle said Sunday to the more than 200 assisted living professionals attending NCAL Day. “But that doesn’t mean we are without risk,” he said.

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