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Sysco Corporation announced that Greg Keller has been appointed president of SYGMA, its Columbus, Ohio-based subsidiary focused on serving chain restaurant customers. Keller will report to Tom Bené, Sysco's president of Foodservice Operations, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
This year as part of the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, Sunrise Senior Living raised more than $500,000, all of which will help advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association®.
Holiday Retirement recently had 62 of its communities presented with a “Best of Senior Living” award from SeniorAdvisor.com for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families in 2014. In 2013, more than 40 communities received the honor.
The Meridian, a Brookdale senior living managed community, is now able to accept Medicare, having recently been certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This offers another solution for seniors living in the Temple area as they seek exceptional care for post-hospital, short-term recoveries and extended stays.
Holiday Retirement, one of the nation’s largest senior living providers, recently partnered with CLICK for Babies, a grassroots public education campaign organized by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome, to knit, tag, and organize purple hats for newborns. This year, 47 of Holiday’s senior living communities participated in the CLICK for Babies campaign, knitting more than 2,000 caps for the cause.
Willis Group Holdings announced Jennifer Barton, Chief Operating Officer, Willis North America Human Capital Practice, has been named to Business Insurance's 2014 "Women to Watch" list.
IntegraCare purchased the Candle Light Cove senior living community in Easton on Wednesday and announced both expansion and renovation plans for the assisted living and Alzheimer’s care community.
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc. ("Griffin-American") for approximately $4 billion in a combination of common stock and cash.
MatrixCare, the industry leading EHR for long-term care and senior living providers, has been made approvable for ePrescription transmission by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy; specifically for the use of its integration with Omnicare pharmacies, and FrameworkLTC and QS1 pharmacy software systems.
National Health Investors announced today it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire eight communities for a purchase price of $476 million. The acquisition is expected to close by December 31, 2014.
Health Care REIT, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell seven entrance fee communities and one rental community for $435 million.
Health Care REIT, Inc. announced today the completion of the previously announced acquisition of HealthLease Properties REIT. The acquisition includes a portfolio of high-quality seniors housing, post-acute care and long-term care communities that are managed by well-respected operators under long-term triple-net lease agreements. The purchase price represents a 7.0% initial cash yield.
Vi is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces for the second year in a row.
Nearly half (42%) of family members caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia spend $20,000 or more per year on caregiving, according to a new Caring.com report. Caregiving expenses include out-of-pocket costs for assisted living, professional in-home caregivers, medications and medical bills, incontinence products, wandering products, transportation, and more.
For the first time in the 25-year history of the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, a participating team has raised $1 million in a single calendar year. The feat was accomplished by associates who work for Brookdale, which reflects their dedication to serving a leading role in contending with the Alzheimer’s epidemic.
Caremerge announced the company has hired Terri Sullivan as Vice President of Sales. Sullivan has over 15 years of experience in software sales and account management.
OnShift announced that George Chapman, retired Chairman, CEO and President of Health Care REIT, Inc. (HCN), has been named to OnShift’s board of directors.
Holiday Retirement celebrated its resident military veterans with Walls of Honor. At more than 300 communities across the United States, the photos and names of each resident who served in a branch of America’s armed forces are proudly placed on public display for all to see.
RF Technologies announced its partnership with EnGenius Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance, versatile networking and telecommunications solutions for businesses and consumers, as a value added reseller of the EnGenius DuraFon PRO Phone Solution with direct 2-way radio and paging capability.
Combine great customer care with an even greater social need—and what do you get? Gavin Woody, vice president of operations at A Place for Mom, knows: Well-deserved recognition for being a customer champion in service to others.