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Dramatic Growth of Genesis Rehab Services Creates New Jobs in Several Oklahoma and Arkansas Communities

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Rehab Services (GRS), a premier provider of physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapy services in the long-term care industry, remains strong in the face of heavy cuts in Medicare reimbursement. With more than 1000 locations in 27 states and the District of Columbia, Genesis Rehab Services continues to project steady growth in new and existing markets in 2012.

A new partnership with Ohio-based AdCare Health Systems, Inc., will expand GRS's footprint into two new states: Oklahomaand Arkansas. On January 1, 2012, Genesis Rehab Services will begin to operate and staff 13 rehab gyms for AdCare, which develops, owns and manages nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

With this growth comes new job opportunities for the Enid and Grove areas of Oklahoma, and the Bentonville, Ft. Smith and Stamps communities of Arkansas. Genesis Rehab Services is now hiring licensed physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, certified occupational therapy assistants, speech-language pathologists, and rehab managers across both states. The company has been recognized as a 2011 Top Workplace by the Indianapolis Star and St. Petersburg Times, a 2010 Top Workplace by the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, and as a 2009 Best Place to Work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and the Philadelphia Business Journal. In 2009, we were also ranked 5th by the Baltimore Business Journal in our size category.

According to Judi Pritchard, VP for Rehabilitation at AdCare, "Genesis Rehab Services has a solid reputation in the industry. We know that the investments they make in their staff, including their focus on continuing education and strong clinical support, will ensure that our patients and residents receive the best possible rehabilitation therapy services available."

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About Genesis Rehab Services
Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) is the leading provider of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy, and wellness services in the long-term care rehabilitation industry. As one of the largest and strongest rehab organizations in the country, GRS partners with skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, hospitals, home health companies, adult day care programs, and outpatient clinics to provide comprehensive therapy services, primarily to older adults. For more information about Genesis Rehab Services, visit For consumer information about rehabilitation therapy, visit

About AdCare Health Systems
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK) is a recognized innovator in senior living and health care facility management. AdCare develops, owns and manages assisted living facilities, nursing homes and retirement communities. Since its inception in 1988, AdCare's mission has been to provide the highest quality of healthcare services to the elderly. For more information about AdCare, visit

Dan Hirschfeld, President
Genesis Rehab Services
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