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Senior Living Communities has promoted George Wright to the position of Senior Graphic Designer. In his new role, Wright will lead the team of graphic designers responsible for the design, creation, printing and distribution of advertisements, collateral material, event programs, invitations and other promotional materials used by the company.
In honor of National Alzheimer's Month, Emeritus Senior Living has launched a new website--www.jointheirjourney.com--that provides a variety of resources for people living with dementia and the people who care for them. 'Join Their Journey' is the name for Emeritus Senior Living's family-centered approach to memory care, which is available at 300 Emeritus communities.
Brookdale Senior Living is adding a 28-apartment memory care wing to its community in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The new apartment will be finished within a year of the project's approval.
Senior Living Communities announced that Gary Ventola has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Finance for the 9-community portfolio.
Allegro Senior Living announced the groundbreaking of their newest senior living community in Boynton Beach, Florida. The community, which will contain 136 apartments, is expected to open in late 2014.
Status Solutions has launched MyGreenPages.net as a way to help senior living communities fund the deployment of the CATIE (Communication and Access to Information Everywhere) multimedia and self-service technology for their residents.
SeniorHomes.com, an online resource for families searching for senior care and housing, today announced the Winners and Top Rated communities in its Best Senior Living Awards. The Best Senior Living Awards program covers 20 of the largest metropolitan markets throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia, and North Carolina. A complete list of award winners in each market can be found online.
National Health Investors signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire 25 independent living communities from certain subsidiaries of Holiday Acquisition Holdings LLC , an affiliate of Holiday Retirement, for a total purchase price of $491 million. The acquisition is expected to close by December 31, 2013.
The number of calls to the Alzheimer’s Association national hotline about people with dementia who have wandered away traditionally increases 10-percent during the November and December holidays. To help families with this issue, Emeritus will launch its “Memorable Moments” initiative in November, National Alzheimer’s disease Awareness Month.
SeniorHomes.com, an online resource for families searching for senior care and housing, today announced the Winners and Top Rated communities in its Best Senior Living Awards.
Senior Living Communities announced the promotion of Andrew Ketchum to the position of Vice President of Creative Services.
Caremerge announced the addition of Joe Steier, President and CEO, Signature HealthCARE, to the Caremerge Board of Directors. Steier brings over 20 years of leadership experience in long-term care innovations to the board of this fast-growing, Chicago-based company.
Watercrest Senior Living Group has appointed Michele Thompson as Vice President of Operations. Thompson brings over 15 years of experience to Watercrest, having previously worked with Horizon Bay, Brookdale, HarborChase and Arden Courts.
PharMerica Corporation announced that Christopher Schaefer has been appointed Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, a newly created position, effective immediately. He will report to Greg S. Weishar, Chief Executive Officer of PharMerica Corporation.
Prestige Healthcare on Thursday closed the acquisition of 15 senior care properties in Michigan from a local owner and operator, funding the purchase with a loan from LTC Properties Inc. In August, LTC agreed to a $141 million mortgage with Prestige which includes 2,092 licensed skilled nursing and 24 independent living apartments.
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, a time to focus on finding ways to prevent the disease and enrich the lives of millions of Americans who live with, or care for, someone with Alzheimer's. During November, Brookdale Senior Living will offer opportunities for the public and health care professionals to learn more about Alzheimer's and related dementias.
National Health Investors announced a $17 million commitment for two senior housing communities with its current tenant, Chancellor Health Care. The commitment includes a $9.5 million acquisition and planned renovation of Woodlands Assisted Living in Baltimore, Maryland along with a $7.5 million commitment to construct a free-standing assisted living and memory care community on the Linda Valley senior living campus in Loma Linda, California already leased from NHI.
Emeritus at Emerson, an Emeritus Senior Living community, has earned the designation of Advanced Standing, a program that is the collaboration between the Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ) and the new Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).
RF Technologies has released version 2.1 of its Help Alert® Wireless Staff Duress Solution, which provides priority-based alerts, universal device access through HTML5, and a simple desktop application.