Avamere Senior Health Care Blog

Avamere’s Newest Transitional Care Facility Brings Advance Short-Term Nursing and Rehabilitation Options to Tacoma

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Grand opening ceremony takes place on December 7, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The Honorable Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma, will give a commemoration speech. The Avamere Family of Companies will celebrate the grand opening of its latest transitional care facility – Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound; located at 630 S Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98465. The 39,936 square foot short-term, post-acute health care center will provide patients recovering from illness or injury with intensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Much like other Avamere transitional care facilities, Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound will focus on returning … Continue reading

Celebrating National Nurse Practitioner’s Week: Your Partner in Health, the Nurse Practitioner

National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers. It is also a national week full of advocacy, public awareness and community outreach on the role of Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and how consumers can seek NPs for quality patient-centered care. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses (RN) with advanced education and training in the diagnosis and management of common medical conditions, including chronic illnesses.  They provide some of the same services as physicians, maintain a close working relationship with physicians, and can serve as a patient’s primary health care provider. Some Avamere facilities partner with NP2U, which … Continue reading

Avamere Helps Raise Money and Awareness to End Alzheimer’s

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Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions! Avamere participated in a big way with staff across multiple locations joining in walks and other events to help raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, money raised helps fund support networks for individuals and families afflicted with the disease, drives research toward treatment, prevention and, … Continue reading

Laurelhurst Village Earns Three Perfect State Surveys in 2016

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The senior living and health care campus, located in Southeast Portland, received deficiency-free state surveys for skilled nursing and long-term care, assisted living, and fire & life safety. Portland, OR – As federal and state agencies ramp up scrutiny of senior service providers throughout the state of Oregon, Laurelhurst Village did something few can by achieving perfect results on three separate 2016 annual inspections. The post-acute care and senior living campus, which is managed by the Avamere family of companies and is located at 3060 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214, earned perfect surveys for skilled nursing and long-term care, … Continue reading

The Avamere Family of Companies Announces the Hire of Vice President of Growth and Development

Ryan Haller will oversee the further strategic expansion of the Oregon-based health care and retirement living company. The Avamere Family of Companies, a leader of post-acute care and senior living services for 20 years, announced a recent addition to the company’s executive team to lead the strategic expansion of its core businesses. Ryan Haller was appointed Vice President of Growth and Development. “We are very excited for Ryan to join our team to carry out our long-term strategic vision to continue the expansion of our services,” says John W. Morgan, CEO of the Avamere Family of Companies. “Ryan brings a … Continue reading