Retirement Community

Former resident with pressure ulcer sues retirement community for falsely advertising skilled nursing services

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A retirement community in Pennsylvania does not provide the skilled nursing services it claims to offer in promotional materials, according to charges filed by a former resident who developed a serious pressure ulcer.

Amenities gone wild

Amenities gone wild

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Now and then, I agree to leave my safe, dark hole under the porch and interact face-to-face with actual residents of actual long-term care communities. I did this yesterday, wandering freely through an independent and assisted living campus seemingly inhabited and staffed by levelheaded people who were very glad to be there.

Erickson to be sold to private investment firm, files for bankruptcy

Erickson to be sold to private investment firm, files for bankruptcy

Erickson Retirement Communities, a manager and developer of large, campus-style retirement communities, has signed an agreement to be sold to Redwood Capital Investments LLC, a private investment company. The sale price was undisclosed.