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2014-03-25 23:00:25

Providigm's QAPI Accreditation is based on standards for excellence in continuously improving quality of care and life for nursing home residents. Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Sixteen Avamere Family of Companies skilled nursing facilities achieved Providigm QAPI Accreditation, which recognizes dedication to continuous improvement of quality in nursing home care. These facilities (located in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho) have met the excellence standards set forth by the...

2014-03-24 08:27:30

3.3 million Americans are expected to live in the nation's nearly 16,000 nursing homes in 2014. The patient and their family deserve to get the best possible service, but the question is how? DURHAM, N.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CMS created Five-Star Quality Rating System with the aim to help patients, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily. According to recent reports, a substantial number of nursing homes improved their overall Five-Star...

2014-03-19 23:01:19

Long Island Senior Health Center Receives Five Stars from U.S. News & World Report Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The health center of Nassau County’s first and only true life care senior living community is one of the 2014 Best Nursing Homes in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report. The Tuttle Center at The Amsterdam at Harborside in Port Washington received five stars on the annual report. The report rated communities throughout the U.S. on health...

2014-03-08 23:01:07

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, announced the grand opening of Doria Apartment Homes Phase II in Irvine - designed for workforce families who earn 30% to 60% of area median income (AMI). Doria is the first rental property to be developed and completed by Jamboree in joint venture with the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT), the only land trust established by a cooperative municipality in...

2014-03-07 23:01:45

The Skilled Nursing and Short-Stay Rehabilitation Building was Honored for its Commitment to Professional Therapy Services Brighton, CO (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Over the past twelve months, Pinnacle Quality Insight, a nationally recognized satisfaction firm, interviewed the customers of Avamere Transitional Care & Rehab – Brighton regarding satisfaction levels. “Customers were asked to evaluate several aspects of their received services,” says Stan Magleby, CEO of Pinnacle...

2014-03-07 12:26:40

Construction of New Mixed-Income Housing Will Generate 350 Union Construction Jobs SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $58 million financing commitment towards construction of 101 Polk, an $82.8 million multifamily development in San Francisco. The all-union construction is expected to generate approximately 350 union jobs. The HIT investment of union and public employee pension funds will help...

2014-03-05 20:21:29

NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Mason Tenders District Council: WHO: Justice 4 Homeowners Members of the Mason Tenders District Council, LiUNA WHAT: Public Rally in Support of Quality, Affordable Housing WHERE: Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue (corner of 44(th) Street) WHEN: Thursday, March 6 8:00AM WHY: NYSAFAH is the trade association representing contractors in the affordable housing industry. This...

2014-03-04 23:26:04

Online leasing provider On-Site.com helps housing providers comply with new “ban the box” rules for criminal background checks on low-income renters San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Ask your prospective renters if they have ever been convicted of a crime and it could end up costing you. Under a new Fair Chance ordinance, signed into effect by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee this month, affordable housing providers in San Francisco must first confirm that applicants meet initial...

2014-03-01 23:03:44

The majority of Long Term Care Insurance claims paid out to policyholders are used for home care, according to new data from LTC Tree. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The majority of Long Term Care Insurance claims paid out to policyholders are used for home care, according to new data from LTC Tree. According to internal statistics released by the Long Term Care Insurance marketplace LTC Tree, more than half of all long term care claims are for home care. The typical idea of...

2014-02-27 23:26:57

2014 Article Series Includes Articles "Helping to Choose a Nursing Home" and "Cost of Assisted Living in Richmond, VA" Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com, a comprehensive resource for retirement housing, services and home care in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Indiana, has begun 2014 with a series of articles that answer questions asked about moving to a retirement community. Assisted Living articles like, “Helping to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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