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Today is the Day for the McKnight’s Fall Online Expo!

Grab a cup of coffee and join us this morning for the McKnight’s Fall Online Expo, giving you vital insights into PDPM and technology’s role in strategic change — for free! The virtual doors are open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. Payment expert Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, is hosting “Leading Your Team Through…

Tech-enabled rehab targets residents with dementia in Brookdale pilot

A first-of-its-kind program is embedding technology in dementia care to reduce risks and improve patient outcomes. Brookdale Senior Living is testing the approach in its skilled living facility at Brookdale Overland Park in Kansas. “This is a unique skilled care and rehabilitation program, offering so much more than just a secured, skilled dementia care environment,”…

NIC announces new partner in data-transparency effort

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care has added PointClickCare as its newest NIC Actual Rates Software Partner, adding new data sources and analytic tools used to inform decision making in the senior housing sector. “NIC’s Software Partners support transparency in senior housing by enabling the most accurate benchmark data available on the…

Updated mobile PERS system debuts

Safety firm Nortek Security & Control has introduced a new generation of its popular mobile personal emergency response system and fall-detection solution called Numera Libris® 2. “This device is upgradeable and future-ready,” said Michael Pirie, Nortek Security & Control Vice President of Health & Wellness. “Families can better rely on it today, and in the…

Congress, Consigli build urban SNF in NY

Construction firm Congress Building Corp. and Consigli Construction recently completed construction of the $60 million White Plains Institute for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Located in downtown White Plains, NY, the 110,000-square foot, five-story community features two full rehab gyms — one solely dedicated to short term rehab residents — activity programs, a specially designed Dementia/Memory Care…

Clover Health adds to nationwide presence

Clover Health, a technology company offering Medicare Advantage coverage, announced plans to expand into eight new counties in Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and South Carolina on January 1.  In the past 12 months, Clover has increased membership by 31%, outpacing the nationwide Medicare Advantage average growth of 8%. With this expansion, Clover will be available…

New textured wall finishes hide imperfections

Knockdown, splatter and orange peel textures in the next generation of Tuff Surface™ Premium Texture Finish from Sherwin-Williams help hide imperfections and create inviting spaces. The mildew-resistant coating is easily applied with airless and conventional texture spray equipment to deliver lasting results, ideal for hotels and other high-traffic spaces. Tuff Surface can be used as…

Tivoli lighting introduces fluorescent alternative

Tivoli Lighting has introduced TivoCove, a low-profile, dimmable fixture designed to replace fluorescent lighting with high efficiency LED for indirect interior commercial and hospitality applications. Available in 2700K and 3500K in 1- and 4-foot linkable sections, the compact, high-efficiency TivoCove luminaire allows for long linear runs of up to 100 feet operating at 120V and…

Manchester Manor Appoints Kraus as administrator

Manchester Manor, part of Connecticut’s only family-owned life care community,has appointed Jonah Kraus nursing home administrator.  Kraus has spent 15 years in long-term care. A graduate of Albertus Magnus College, Kraus previously worked at Sheriden Woods Healthcare Center, a 146-bed skilled nursing facility in Bristol, CT.  He has also served as administrator of Water’s Edge…

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