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Services Guide.

Introduction

Welcome to the Special Purchasing Guide devoted exclusively to Services.

Similar in format to our annual BUYERS GUIDE, this targeted Services Guide will direct you to companies providing ancillary, business, and resident care services to long-term care professionals.

With its 43 listings, we're sure you'll find the right provider for the services you need.

Please let me know if you have any comments or suggestions for this and future Specialty Purchasing Guides.

Cecily A. Andrews

Associate Publisher

Phone: (216) 391-9100, ext. 229

Fax: (216) 391-9200

E-mail: candrews@vendomegrp.com

ANCILLARY

ARCHITECTS

BeeryRio

Springfield, VA

Contact: Steven Ruiz

Ph. (703) 426-9057 Fax (703) 426-9280

Web: www.beeryrio.com

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Brown Calabretta Architects, Inc.

Columbus, OH

Contact: Richard Brown

Ph. (614) 298-2132 Fax (614) 298-2151

E-mail: rick@bcanet.com

Web: info@bcanet.com

Calvin L. Hinz Architects, PC

Elkhorn, NE

Contact: Emily Douglas

Ph. (800) 291-6941 Fax (402) 291-9193

E-mail: info@clharchitects.com

Web: www.clharchitects.com

Cubellis Ecoplan

Freehold, NJ

Contact: Steve Leone

Ph. (732) 294-0110 Fax (732) 294-8820

E-mail: sleone@cubellis.com

Web: www.cubellis.com

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Dorsky Hodgson Parrish Yue

Cleveland, OH

Contact: Cornelia Hodgson, AIA

Ph. (216) 464-8600 Fax (216) 464-8608

E-mail: chodgson@dhpy-arch.com

Web: www.dorskyhodgson.com

Dorsky Hodgson Parrish Yue is a national architecture, planning, interiors, and environmental graphics firm embracing fresh thinking, innovative design, and a collaborative approach to serving client needs. The Senior Living Studio received two Silver Awards from the 2006 Best of Seniors Housing Awards and was honored to feature two projects in the 2006 Design for Aging Review. DHPY's expanded leadership team provides a strategically focused organization in three locations--Cleveland, Fort Lauderdale, and Washington, D.C.

Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.

Nashville, TN

Contact: Sandy Dickerson

Ph. (615) 329-9445 Fax (615) 329-9482

E-mail: sandyd@esarch.com

Web: www.esarch.com

EGA, PC

Newburyport, MA

Contact: Gerald B. Menke, AIA

Ph. (978) 462-5515 Fax (978) 462-5525

E-mail: info@ega.net

Web: www.ega.net

EGA is an architectural design and planning firm that designed its first retirement community more than 39 years ago. EGA's primary practice is the design of award-winning senior living environments. The firm has completed more than 100 projects for the elderly. EGA has developed prototypes for a number of large companies and has also done work with nonprofit organizations. EGA has offices in Des Moines, Iowa, and Newburyport, Massachusetts.

Engberg Anderson Design Partnership, Inc.

Milwaukee, WI

Contact: Andrew Alden

Ph. (414) 944-9000 Fax (414) 944-9100

E-mail: andrewa@eadp.com

Web: www.eadp.com

Engberg Anderson Design Partnership, Inc., specializes in caring environments for the aged. We incorporate current research to develop innovative environments for residents, staff, and family members. Our 70-person firm includes planners, architects, and interior designers who work as a team with our clients to create holistic design solutions. We are dedicated to designing environments that help improve quality of life and quality of care. Please contact Partner Keith Anderson, AIA, or Andrew Alden for further information.

Francis Cauffman Foley Hoffmann Architects Ltd.

Syracuse, NY

Contact: John Ceresoli

Ph. (315) 423-0463 Fax (315) 423-9830

E-mail: jceresoli@fcfh-syr.com

Web: www.fcfh-did.com

Francis Cauffman Foley Hoffmann Architects has supported its clients for more than 50 years with innovative architecture, planning, and interior design services. The practice is recognized for being on the leading edge of new investigations in long-term care. Our depth and expertise include continuing care retirement communities, independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's facilities, skilled nursing, adult day care, rehabilitation facilities, and hospice care. The firm is a national practice with offices in Syracuse, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.

Jordan & Associates

Fayetteville, AR

Contact: Steve Jordan, AIA

Ph. (479) 444-9923 Fax (479) 444-9924

E-mail: sjordan@jordanassociates.com

KKE Architects, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Greg Woollums, AIA

Ph. (612) 339-4200 Fax (612) 342-9267

E-mail: gwoollums@kke.com

Web: www.kke.com

Dedicated to the needs of sponsors, owners, caregivers, and residents and their families, KKE's nationally recognized Designs for Aging team brings you broad expertise in the full spectrum of housing and care options: independent, assisted, dementia specific, skilled nursing, and subacute care.

Our team works closely with you to define goals and understand and expand your vision through a research-based approach. By designing from the "inside out," KKE expands understanding, produces state-of-the-art design and, most importantly, enriches lives.

Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc.

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Catherine Mahan

Ph. (410) 235-6001 Fax (410) 235-6002

E-mail: hr@mahanrykiel.com

Web: www.mahanrykiel.com

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Nelson*Tremain Partnership

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Gaius G. Nelson

Ph. (612) 331-7178 Fax (612) 331-8255

E-mail: gaius@ntp.cc

Web: www.ntp.cc

Perkins+Will

Chicago, IL

Contact: Jean Mah, AIA, FACHA, LEED AP

Ph. (800) 837-9455 Fax (312) 755-0775

E-mail: healthcare@perkinswill.com

Web: www.perkinswill.com

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Rees Associates, Inc.

Dallas, TX

Contact: Gina Konganda

Ph. (214) 522-7337 Fax (214) 522-0444

E-mail: gpk@rees.com

Web: www.rees.com

Reese, Lower, Patrick & Scott, Ltd.

Lancaster, PA

Contact: Kathleen Goff

Ph. (717) 560-9501 Fax (717) 560-2373

E-mail: kgoff@rlps.com

Web: www.rlps.com

RM Sovich Architecture

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Jennifer Reese

Ph. (410) 377-5487 Fax (410) 377-5553

E-mail: rmsovich@rmsarchitecture.com

RM Sovich Architecture is an architecture and interior design firm known for an experiential approach to the design of environments for the elderly with specific expertise in: skilled nursing care, assisted living, independent living, senior cooperatives, adult day care, and continuing care retirement communities.

We believe that good design contributes to one's health, well-being, emotions, and ability to learn. We strive to create places that stimulate the intellect, touch the emotions, and engage the senses.

SmithGroup, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

Contact: Joyce Polhamus

Ph. (415) 227-0100 Fax (415) 882-7718

E-mail: joyce.polhamus@smithgroup.com

Web: www.smithgroup.com

Todd & Associates, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Gary Todd

Ph. (602) 952-8280 Fax (602) 952-8995

E-mail: garytodd@toddassoc.com

Web: www.toddassoc.com

Tsomides Associates Architects Planners

Newton Upper Falls, MA

Contact: Constantine Tsomides

Ph. (617) 969-4774 Fax (617) 969-4793

E-mail: ctsomides@tsomides.com

Web: www.tsomides.com

WAI Continuum

Saint Paul, MN

Contact: David Wolterstorff

Ph. (651) 227-0644 Fax (651) 223-5092

E-mail: davidw@waicontinuum.com

Web: www.waicontinuum.com

WAI Continuum's repositioning designs, at the forefront of the industry, are creating dynamic environments for both providers and residents. Through our holistic approach, integration of alternative products (such as dementia care, wellness centers, or specialized care), and living architecture philosophies, our clients are observing positive influences on the resident quality of life and care--exploring firsthand how the environment can support the delivery of services while providing a stronger financial position to the provider.

FOODSERVICE CONTRACTORS

Unidine Corporation

Newton, MA

Contact: Christopher Chronis

Ph. (617) 467-3700 Fax (617) 467-3777

E-mail: info@unidine.com

Web: www.unidine.com

Unidine Corporation is a privately held food and dining management provider serving senior living communities, hospitals, and businesses. Unidine brings unparalleled management and culinary expertise to deliver a customized, quality dining experience that is second to none. We provide better food, variety, and service all while guaranteeing financial results through disciplined budgetary controls and operational systems. Unidine has 1,000 employees at 70 locations from Maine to Maryland. For more information call (877) UNIDINE (864-3463) or visit our Web site.

INTERIOR DESIGN

Direct Supply

Milwaukee, WI

Ph. (800) 634-7328 Fax (800) 770-1707

E-mail: deardirect@directs.com

Web: www.directsupply.net

See our ad on Cover 4

GMK Interiors Group

Columbia, SC

Contact: Brooke Muller

Ph. (803) 256-0000 Fax (803) 256-4378

E-mail: bmuller@gmka.com

Web: www.gmka.com

GMK Interiors Group, senior living interior design specialist, provides full interior design services, including total color schemes, interior architectural details, furniture selections, window treatment design, artwork selections, accessorizing, marketing collateral, development, and procurement and installation of furnishings. Experience includes full CCRC design, as seen at Bishop Gadsden, Charleston, S.C.; The Village at Brookwood, Burlington, N.C.; Westminster Canterbury at Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Va.; Carlton Cove, Huntsville, Ala.; and Givens Estates, Asheville, N.C.

Hanna Z. Interiors, Ltd.

Riverwoods, IL

Contact: Janet Merutka

Ph. (847) 729-1199 Fax (847) 729-1044

E-mail: janmerutka@aol.com

Web: www.hannazinteriors.com

KKE Architects, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Greg Woollums, AIA

Ph. (612) 339-4200 Fax (612) 342-9267

E-mail: gwoollums@kke.com

Web: www.kke.com

Dedicated to the needs of sponsors, owners, caregivers, and residents and their families, KKE's nationally recognized Designs for Aging team brings you broad expertise in the full spectrum of housing and care options: independent, assisted, dementia specific, skilled nursing, and subacute care.

Our team works closely with you to define goals and understand and expand your vision through a research-based approach. By designing from the "inside out," KKE expands understanding, produces state-of-the-art design and, most importantly, enriches lives.

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Merlino Design Partnership

Gulph Mills, PA

Contact: Bruce Hurowitz

Ph. (610) 313-9550 Fax (610) 313-9551

E-mail: bruce@merlinodesign.com

Web: www.merlinodesign.com

Merlino Design Partnership is an internationally recognized design firm with offices in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Orlando. We have considerable experience in designing active-adult retirement communities; independent living, assisted living, and nursing facilities; and special needs facilities, as well as hospitals, medical office buildings, and medical suites. We are confident in our ability to provide both functional and aesthetic designs that meet the highest standards.

SmithGroup, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

Contact: Joyce Polhamus

Ph. (415) 227-0100 Fax (415) 882-7718

E-mail: joyce.polhamus@smithgroup.com

Web: www.smithgroup.com

Snowden Design, Inc.

Fullerton, CA

Contact: Kristin Ellingsen

Ph. (714) 449-1654 Fax (714) 449-9137

E-mail: kristin@snowdendesign.com

Web: www.snowdendesign.com

BUSINESS

BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING

CareCentric, Inc.

Atlanta, GA

Contact: David Pridmore

Ph. (800) 254-9872 Fax (770) 384-1650

E-mail: info@carecentric.com

Web: www.carecentric.com

CareCentric's business process outsourcing (BPO) services include billing and collections, payroll and accounts payable, general ledger and financial reporting, treasury services, cost reporting, and tax filing--with real-time operations reporting through our Business Intelligence Viewer. Our BPO services are supported by information technology outsourcing services that includeapplication hosting, telecommunications infrastructure, operations monitoring, and help desk. Don't worry about your back-office and technology needs. Outsource them to us--all for a manageable monthly fee.

FINANCING

Cambridge Realty Capital

Chicago, IL

Contact: Katie Trice

Ph. (312) 357-1601 Fax (312) 357-1611

E-mail: info@cambridgecap.com

Web: www.cambridgecap.com

CapitalSource Finance LLC

Chevy Chase, MD

Contact: Steve Gilleland

Ph. (301) 841-2700 Fax (301) 841-2340

E-mail: info@capitalsource.com

Web: www.capitalsource.com

CapitalSource provides in-depth industry expertise and rapid execution capabilities to deliver innovative, flexible, and timely financing solutions to skilled nursing facilities: Floating and Fixed Rate Mortgage Debt financing, Bridge financing, Sale Leaseback, HUD financing, Asset-Based financing, Acquisition loans, Debtor-in-Possession financing, and Mezzanine loans.

Gershman Mortgage

St. Louis, MO

Contact: Mark Unangst

Ph. (314) 889-0600 Fax (314) 854-9565

E-mail: gershman@gershman.com

Web: www.gershman.com

Impact Leasing Solutions, Inc.

Chicago, IL

Contact: Dave Pleger, CPA

Ph. (888) 532-7339

E-mail: dave@impactleasing.com

Web: www.impactleasing.com

Do you need to overcome budget constraints? Do you want to be able to afford more of the best equipment or software now? Leave cash for growth or emergencies by using alternative financing solutions including:

* Equipment and software leasing

* Working capital loans

* Start-up funding

* Expansion loans

Impact Leasing Solutions provides comprehensive financing soltions from $5,000 to $5,000,000 for the long-term healthcare industry. Special nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization terms are also available.

INFORMATION RESOURCES, SENIOR CARE TECHNOLOGIES

Tech for LTC

Contact: Maggie Calkins, PhD

E-mail: info@techforltc.org

Web: www.techforltc.org

INSURANCE

Aon Association Services

Washington, DC

Contact: Maria Moreno

Ph. (800) 865-7307 Fax (800) 701-1982

E-mail: info@aahsa-insurance.com

Web: www.aahsa-insurance.com

The AAHSA-recognized Directors & Officers Liability and Property/Casualty Insurance programs provide broad coverages, competitive premiums, and comprehensive risk management education.

Earn a 10% premium credit on General and Professional Liability coverages by successfully meeting the requirements of the Aon Quality Institute.

Minimize and properly manage workplace wrongdoing, loss, and litigation with AGOSNET[TM], a loss-control platform for our D & O insureds. It is accessible online and offers an AGOS toll-free hot line for human resources consulting advice.

Evercare

Minnetonka, MN

Contact: Richard Dinsdale

Ph. (800) 582-9579 Fax (952) 936-6902

E-mail: rwdinsdale@uhc.com

Web: www.evercareonline.com

Evercare helps aged, chronically ill, blind, and disabled individuals living at home, in a community setting, or in nursing homes through a variety of Medicare, Medicaid, and private-pay long-term care plans. We coordinate a range of home- and community-based services designed to improve health outcomes and allow consumers to reside in their setting of choice. Evercare serves nearly 100,000 enrollees across the country. Evercare is part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies.

K & B Underwriters, LLC

Reston, VA

Contact: Ashley Watts

Ph. (888) 760-3194 Fax (703) 707-9696

E-mail: info@kbunderwriters.com

Web: www.kbunderwriters.com

K & B Underwriters is the premier national eldercare insurance expert. We partner with your agent, adding underwriting expertise, access to group buying power, and better rates with insurance companies. General and Professional Liability insurance programs are available for nursing homes, independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, CCRCs, adult day care centers, group homes, and home health agencies. Property and auto coverage may be available with GL/PL liability coverage.

LENDERS

CapitalSource Finance LLC

Chevy Chase, MD

Contact: Steve Gilleland

Ph. (301) 841-2700 Fax (301) 841-2340

E-mail: info@capitalsource.com

Web: www.capitalsource.com

CapitalSource provides in-depth industry expertise and rapid execution capabilities to deliver innovative, flexible, and timely financing solutions to skilled nursing facilities: Floating and Fixed Rate Mortgage Debt financing, Bridge financing, Sale Leaseback, HUD financing, Asset-Based financing, Acquisition loans, Debtor-in-Possession financing, and Mezzanine loans.

MARKETING SERVICES

Marketing Dynamics

Hackensack, NJ

Contact: David Schild

Ph. (877) 442-3648 Fax (877) 537-4276

E-mail: dschild@mdu-inc.com

Web: www.webuildcensus.com

Marketing Dynamics leads the industry in using relationship-building strategies to build census. We pioneered and perfected the use of information-based programs to enhance case mix and increase Medicare short-term rehab admissions. Our accomplishments speak for themselves, and we are now recognized as one of the most innovative and productive senior-care marketing experts in the country.

* Strategic Planning

* Advertising and Direct Marketing

* Community Relations Programs

MEDICAL/RESIDENT CARE

PHARMACY SERVICES

PharMerica

Tampa, FL

Contact: Jim Carlson

Ph. (800) 770-9278 Fax (813) 318-6459

E-mail: solutions@pharmerica.com

Web: www.pharmerica.com

PharMerica is a leading long-term care pharmacy provider specializing in progressive services that simplify pharmacy management. Our fresh approach empowers your facility with an integrated pharmacy solution that blends tradition with innovation to streamline pharmacy management and enhance care. As a full-service provider, we offer electronic medication and medical records management, pharmacy consulting, infusion therapy, and more.

Call today for overall cost reduction, increased accuracy and compliance, and progression beyond traditional pharmacy services.

REHABILITATION SERVICES

Aegis Therapies

Delafield, WI

Contact: Customer Service

Ph. (877) 877-9889

E-mail: contactus@aegistherapies.com

Web: www.aegistherapies.com

See our ad on page 9

SYNERTX Rehabilitation

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Brian Hatch

Ph. (888) 873-4221 Fax (888) 543-2289

E-mail: sales@synertx.com

Web: www.synertx.com

SYNERTX is a national contract rehab provider that specializes in recruiting and staffing. We service SNFs and CCRCs coast-to-coast, focusing on the superior financial and clinical performance of our clients. We staff buildings, urban and rural, every day that other rehab companies can't or won't. Please call us to find why more and more facilities and chains are turning to SYNERTX for a complete rehab solution.
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