John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades. He oversees the editorial team and the content they produce. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Less heads in the beds: NIC

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How low can it go? That's a question many operators are ask- ing in the wake of a report by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care that reveals declining census numbers.

These 3 won't happen

These 3 won't happen

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There's nothing quite like a new calendar to get media types acting like story forecasters. What might be more helpful is a brief list of things that won't be taking place.

It was a matter of pride

It was a matter of pride

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For most of his adult life, my dad was an operating engineer for Sears Roebuck & Company.

Skilled nursing occupancy rate hits 5-year low

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Occupancy levels in skilled care settings dropped to a five-year low of 81.6% in the third quarter, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

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