Louisville, KY (February 26 2009) Trilogy Health Services today announced the completion of the acquisition of six Franciscan Communities from the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Service Corporation (FSCSC). Trilogy announced in September that they were entering a due diligence period in preparation for the purchase. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed and the effective date of the acquisition is March 1, 2009.

The acquired communities are: St. James Manor and Villas in Crete, Ill., George Davis Manor in West Lafayette, Indiana, St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi, Indiana, St. Mary Healthcare Center in Lafayette, Indiana, and Franciscan Health Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky. It was also announced that as of the date of the transition, the West Lafayette location will be renamed Cumberland Pointe Health Campus. Upon completion, Trilogy now operates 56 senior living communities in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Illinois.

Also included in the purchase is St. Clare Healthcare Center in Otterbein, Indiana, which was closed by the Franciscans in 2003.

"The Franciscan Communities are known for providing the very best in service to seniors, and that aligns with our mission of providing compassionate service that exceeds the expectations of every customer," said Randall Bufford, president and chief executive officer of Trilogy. "We are excited to add a great group of employees to the Trilogy family who share our unwavering philosophy of compassion, caring and respect for the dignity of each resident."

Trilogy campus communities offer a full range of personalized senior living services, from independent and assisted living, to skilled nursing and rehabilitative services. Trilogy's senior living services are delivered by staff specially trained to honor, and enhance the lives of our residents through compassion and a steadfast commitment to exceed the expectations of every customer. To learn more Trilogy Health Services visit our web site at www.trilogyhs.com.