Los Angeles, CA - February 4, 2014 - LivHOME, Inc., one of the nation's largest providers of professionally led at-home care for seniors, announced today that it has appointed Richard (Rick) Slager to its Board of Directors.
Slager will focus on seeking new opportunities for LivHOME to grow and develop as it continues binging top-quality care to seniors living at home.
"We're delighted to have Rick Slager join our Board of Directors and help LivHOME explore new avenues for growth. The senior care market continues to grow and increasingly incorporates technology to help lower costs. Rick's expertise in senior care, hospice, and palliative care services and senior-focused technology platforms makes him uniquely qualified to help shape LivHOME's future growth," said Mike Nicholson, Chief Executive Officer of LivHOME.
Slager has served as CEO and President of Karrington Health, Inc., which he founded and grew into one of the nation's premier assisted-living companies before it was acquired by Sunrise Assisted Living. He has also served as Chairman and CEO of VistaCare, Inc., a leading provider of hospice services in the U.S. until its merger with Odyssey HealthCare, Inc. Most recently he was a Venture Partner focusing on the post-acute/managed care and end-of-life sector for S.V. Life Sciences and Bessemer Venture Partners. In 2008 Rick also founded the senior care technology company Acacia Living, Inc., where he continues as CEO and Chairman.
LivHOME is one of the nation's largest providers of professionally led at-home care for seniors. The company is dedicated to finding solutions that enable older adults to remain in their homes as long as possible. Based in Los Angeles, LivHOME delivers high-quality at-home care throughout California as well as Arlington, Va.; Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston; Silver Spring, Md.; and The Woodlands, Texas.