Nursing Home Administrator

Walters leads Friendship

Walters leads Friendship

Jessica Walters, MHA, LNHA, is the new administrator of Friendship Health and Rehab Center, a 373-bed skilled nursing facility in Roanoke, VA.

Welch leads Clare Oaks

Welch leads Clare Oaks

Beth Welch has been named the CEO of Clare Oaks, a continuing care retirement community in Bartlett, IL. She joined Clare Oaks as executive director in 2013.

Would you want to live in the LTC home where you work?

Would you want to live in the LTC home where you work?

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I used to live in a fabulous old fourth-floor walk-up apartment in Manhattan. When I moved out of Manhattan to a borough of New York City for an elevator building with a laundry room in the basement, I made a conscious choice to pick a place I could live for the rest of my life if I had to. "That ramp could come in handy if I need a wheelchair, I reasoned. And if worse comes to worse, I'll move into a nursing home and blog from there."

Profile: The grateful gatekeeper

Profile: The grateful gatekeeper

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Close to 50 years ago, John F. Taylor made two important decisions. First, he married his wife, Paula. Then, he left college roughly 10 credit hours shy of graduating.