Monthly Archives: September 2017

Avamere and American Health Care Association Urges Senate to Oppose Graham-Cassidy Repeal and Replace Bill

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The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) President and CEO Mark Parkinson today issued the following statement regarding the Graham-Cassidy Bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) “The latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act once again tries to solve the complicated question of health care reform by slashing hundreds of billions of dollars from the Medicaid program that funds essential care for the aged and disabled. “The Medicaid cuts proposed in the Graham-Cassidy Bill –including a reduction in provider assessments that alone will result in billions of dollars less to long … Continue reading

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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Each year, Avamere and Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. And every year we are humbled and energized at the tremendous turnout and show of support for such a worthy cause. From the Alzheimer’s Association: When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. For over 20 years, Avamere has helped families cope and find comfort through our compassionate memory care services at select Avamere assisted living communities. The annual Walk is a fantastic … Continue reading