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Decosimo to Serve as Exhibitor & Captive Insurance Presenter at Tennessee Health Care Convention


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014

Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, will participate as an exhibitor and as an educational session presenter at the 2014 Annual Convention & Trade Show for the Tennessee Health Care Association and the Tennessee Center for Assisted Living. Decosimo Assurance Principal Renee Ford, CPA, will serve as one of the presenters during the THCA/TNCAL annual meeting, which will take place at the Music City Center in Nashville, August 24-27.

Addressing the topic of captive insurance as a cost-effective risk management alternative, Ms. Ford will co-present “Captive Insurance – Delivering Advantages Through Risk Management” with Sean King, who serves as Principal of CI C Services, LLC. Mr. Kings Knoxville-based firm manages captive insurance companies. Ms. Ford and Mr. King will provide an overview of captive insurance, discuss the potential uses for captive insurance platforms within healthcare organizations and examine the first steps involved in a feasibility study to begin a captive program.

Ms. Ford is a principal in Decosimos assurance practice and has over 24 years experience in public accounting in both assurance and taxation. She practices primarily in the area of financial statement audits under both U.S. and international audit and accounting standards with emphasis on investment entities, captive insurance companies and healthcare. Ms. Ford is the primary assurance principal involved with the firms offshore engagements handled in the Cayman Island office and has obtained certification in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to enhance her expertise in the international market.

Mr. King holds active licenses as a CPA, attorney and insurance agent. Along with his law degree, Mr. King holds a Masters in accounting with a concentration in the area of tax.

The 2014 THCA/TNCAL Convention & Trade Show will offer attendees with a host of educational opportunities as a record number of nearly 40 sessions have been planned for the event. The topics cover a broad spectrum of interests for all professionals working within the field of long-term care. For more information on the THCA/TNCAL Convention & Trade Show, please visit http://www.decosimo.com/2014THCA.

About Decosimo:

Decosimo is perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm. Decosimo is a regional firm with offices in nine geographic locations in the United States and the Cayman Islands, with approximately 300 professionals and staff. Each of Decosimo’s offices provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to a wide array of industries. Additionally, Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. With over 300 firms with a total of 667 offices across 105 countries, Moore Stephens and Decosimo provide clients with access to significant resources and expertise comparable to Big Four firms. Learn more at http://www.decosimo.com.







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Opening Very Soon: Brightwater Senior Living of Highland – The Inland Empire’s Newest Retirement, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Community


Highland, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014

The future residents and staff of the anticipated Brightwater Senior Living of Highland are eager for construction to finish. Construction is projected to be completed by end of February. Many future residents have placed their homes on the market, selected their suite, and have already started packing. Real estate agents have been busy, and local homes are already receiving offers. The economy has picked up in the Highland area.

Future staff are also calling daily eager to interview and begin their new Brightwater career. Approximately 70 new employment positions such as management, nursing, dining services, activities, resident assistants, housekeepers, and more will be created for the Highland area. There has been an overwhelming response to this boost in the economy, and an equal response to new services available for seniors.

Brightwater Senior Living of Highland is a carefree retirement living lifestyle, located in the hills of East Highland overlooking the scenic valley. The communitys resort-style design provides unparalleled social and cultural opportunities, signature dining, and a beautiful place to call home. The hallmark of Brightwater is providing impeccable service in an atmosphere of casual elegance. Brightwater is the newest retirement community in the much needed Inland Empire.

Brightwater will have 99 studio, one, and two-bedroom suites offering privacy and independence in a variety of floor plans. Brightwater offers three delicious, chef-prepared meals a day; weekly housekeeping service; weekly linen service; paid utilities except telephone; suite maintenance; and scheduled local transportation on our comfortable motor coach for shopping and appointments. Brightwater residents enjoy onsite access to The Bistro, Spa W, the Orange Blossom Theater, Library/Tech Center, the Coffee Stop, Fitness Center, Chapel, and Dining Room. No leases or buy-in fees are required.

As an added amenity, those who wish to take advantage of health services in the privacy of their own suite may visit with the Resident Care Manager to arrange service options. Licensed nurses and health services staff are onsite 24-hours a day. Additionally, the community provides The Arbor, a secured memory care community, which caters to residents who have memory loss. The Arbor boasts of its own dining room, courtyard, social areas and private entrance.

The Reservation Waitlist has begun. Deposits are fully refundable. Suites are chosen in the order deposits are received. If you would like to be on our Reservation Waitlist, please call Jennifer Lee, Executive Director at (909) 742-2353. Ask about the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance benefits, and possible long-term care insurance benefit, and Charter Member benefits. Start enjoying the carefree resort-style living in casual elegance today.







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