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Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS), the parent company of Capitol Lakes® in Madison, Wisconsin, and Rogue Valley Manor in Medford, Oregon, among others (www.retirement.org), announced today that it is the new manager of Middleton Glen, an Independent Living retirement community located in the Middleton Hills neighborhood of Middleton, Wisconsin (www.middletonglen.com).

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Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS), the parent company of Capitol Lakes® in Madison, Wisconsin, and Rogue Valley Manor in Medford, Oregon, among others (www.retirement.org), announced today that it is the new manager of Middleton Glen, an Independent Living retirement community located in the Middleton Hills neighborhood of Middleton, Wisconsin (www.middletonglen.com).

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The electromagnetic waves generated by ordinary cell phones can prevent and even reverse the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in lab mice, according to a new study.

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Skilled nursing chain Sun Healthcare Group Inc. projects earnings per share of $0.92 to $0.98 for 2010.

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HCP (NYSE:HCP) announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Flaherty, will participate as a panelist at Oppenheimer’s Second Annual REIT and Real Estate Outlook Forum on Thursday, January 14, 2010 in New York City. Mr. Flaherty is …

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Camille Gavin’s ancestors were California pioneers. They arrived in 1851 during the Gold Rush era, when the state was just a year old. Gavin herself carried that spirit forward as a pioneer of another sort. She became a journalist in an era when female reporters were a rarity.

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Heading down a lonely Texas highway just after the end of World War II, drivers might have spotted something unusual – an Air Force training plane landing on the road then taxiing up to a gas station for a pit stop.

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Diana Shropshire, of Norwood, Pennsylvania, has been selected as the Caregiver of the Year by the Pennsylvania Culture Change Coalition, a group comprised of caregivers, providers, regulators, families, and consumers who are dedicated to improving the quality of long-term care by changing the culture in nursing homes.

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BURLEY — A California company that purchased a Burley long-term care facility does not plan any big changes. The Ensign Group took over the Burley center Jan. 1, along with a center in Emmett and a facility in Salt Lake City on Dec. 31. Ensign …

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Healthcare spending in the U.S. continued to outpace the overall economy in 2008, despite experiencing the slowest rate of growth in five decades. It climbed by 4.4% to roughly $2.3 trillion, according to a report released today.

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Fewer than one in five nursing homes provide end-of-life care services, according to new research from the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

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The health policy journal Health Affairs is releasing an issue today on long-term care and related services, and the challenges confronting caregiving.

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Life Care Vice President Miller Offered a presentation on Green House

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MISSION VIEJO, Calif. — Nursing services company The Ensign Group Inc. said Monday it acquired two skilled nursing facilities in Idaho and one in Utah for an undisclosed price. Ensign said it bought the Emmett Care & Rehabilitation Center, located …

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The properties being leased have approximately 295 units and a combined resident capacity of nearly 390 and include four assisted living communities … limitation to, the Company’s ability to find suitable acquisition properties at favorable terms …

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