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Lexington Health Care Names New Chief Executive Officer

CHICAGO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexington Health Care, a family-owned health care company that provides health care services for those needing sub-acute medical and rehabilitative services as well as long-term care, announced today that its board of directors has named Dale Zaletel as the company's new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2009. Zaletel, who previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer since joining Lexington in May 2008, succeeds John Samatas as CEO, who will continue to serve on the company's board of directors.

"After working with Dale for one year as our COO, Lexington's board of directors unanimously agreed he is best person to lead Lexington into this new era of health care," said Jim Samatas, Lexington Health Care owner and board of directors' member. "Dale's illustrious career as an industry innovator will provide Lexington with the guidance and vision needed to remain as a leader in providing vital health care services to thousands of people each day."

Lexington, an Illinois-based company operating since 1983, manages nearly 2,000 skilled nursing beds in 10 different long-term care buildings, more than 600 independent living retirement units and more than 150 Assisted Living and Supportive Living units within three separate, free-standing Independent and Supportive Living Centers.

"Our success as a company will rest in our ability to strategically understand the ever-changing, dynamics of health care today and in the future," said Zaletel. "We must continue to evolve as the leader in the marketplace by meeting the needs of all our current and future patients and residents."

Zaletel has more than 34 years of proven success in the management of acute, sub-acute, rehabilitation, and long-term care operations, including 18 years in multi-facility management. Prior to joining Lexington, Zaletel held several senior management positions for a variety of health care companies including Tara Cares, Inc., Transitional Management Services, LLC., Sava SC/Mariner Healthcare Company, and Extendicare/Arbor Health Care.

For more information on Lexington Health Care, please contact Christopher King at or 773.220.6865.

About Lexington Health Care

Lexington Health Care, a family-owned health care company since 1983, manages nearly 2,000 skilled nursing beds in 10 different long-term care buildings, more than 600 independent retirement units and more than 150 Assisted Living and Supportive Living units within three separate Independent Living Centers. Lexington's diverse health care offerings include home health, hospice and sleep center services through their affiliate with Merit Health Care. Together, Lexington and Merit employ more than 2,500 full and part time people and provide immeasurable value to the communities we serve. All of the facilities are located in the Chicagoland suburbs, providing management and ownership daily opportunities for ongoing involvement and support. For more information, visit

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