Skilled Nursing Must-Reads: Occupancy Drops, SNF’s Fraud Drama

The industry continues to sort out what went wrong in Florida, but there were other headlines from the week in skilled nursing, including some grim numbers from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and an interesting ownership shuffle for some former Kindred facilities. First, the bad news: Nursing home occupancy dipped […]

[Updated] SNF Operator Sues Former Execs Facing Fraud, Kickback Charges

A large skilled nursing and senior living provider in Indiana is taking several of its former executives to court amid federal charges stemming from their alleged involvement in a $16 million fraud, kickback, and money laundering scheme. Former American Senior Communities (ASC) CEO James Burkhart and COO Daniel Benson were among a group that “systematically looted” the Indianapolis-based company’s coffers between […]

Skilled Nursing Providers Help Spread ‘Old People Are Cool’ Message

A new campaign is trying to spark conversations about aging and senior care by spreading a simple message: old people are cool. These conversations are crucial to combating ageism and dispelling myths and fears about skilled nursing and other types of care, says Charles de Vilmorin, who started the project. He is CEO and co-founder […]