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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

Avamere Family of Companies Selects WoundRounds® for Wound Management

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    Avamere Family of Companies, the post-acute care provider with more than forty retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, has partnered with WoundRounds®. Avamere facilities use WoundRounds, the leading wound management solution, to care for patients with wounds and leverage WoundRounds’ mobile technology at the bedside to provide better wound care. According to Carl Tabor, Vice President of Clinical Services, “At Avamere, our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve. With WoundRounds, we not only enhance the customer experience for our wound care patients, but we also make caregiving easier … Continue reading

A closer look at the man behind the friendly waves at Avamere at Seaside

If you have traveled along U.S. Highway 101 in south Seaside any time during the past few months, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of Gary Lewis doing one of his favorite pastimes: Smiling and waving at passersby, or perhaps soliciting a honk from a fleeting truck. On dry days, the 69-year-old resident of Avamere at Seaside – formerly Necanicum Village Senior Living before its recent acquisition by the Avamere Family of Companies – frequents the sidewalk in front of the facility, trying to brighten the days of those he sees. [Read full article]

Avamere Living at Berry Park Honors Resident’s 100th Birthday

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The celebration of Vernie B. Ohler’s life will take place at Avamere Living at Berry Park on Friday, April 24th at 1:00 PM Oregon City, Oregon – Vernie B. Ohler has outlived her husband, brother, sister, and her two children. The family she has now, the residents of Avamere Living at Berry Park, are joining together to give Vernie a Birthday celebration that will look back on her joyous life and look forward to the rest of her vibrant years. Born on April 24, 1915 in Arkansas, Vernie experienced a life full of travel and adventure. When she was 8-years-old, … Continue reading

The Avamere Family of Companies Adds Renowned Seaside Assisted Living and Memory Care Community to the Post-Acute Care Organization’s Robust Line of Senior-Centered Services

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Seaside, Oregon – The Acquisition of Necanicum Village Senior Living Community, now called Avamere at Seaside, adds another Avamere option for seniors on the Northern Oregon coast who require an extra level of care in their day-to-day activities. The Avamere Family of Companies also operates nearby Suzanne Elise Assisted Living Community. “Not only is Avamere gaining a renowned and beautifully situated assisted living community, but a compassionate memory care program that is unparalleled in the area,” says Nicolette Merino, Regional Director of Operations. “We are committed to enhancing the life of every person we serve, whether that is through providing … Continue reading