An Abilene assisted living facility is under new ownership. Midwest Health has acquired Abilene Place Assisted Living. According to Midwest Health, the acquisition is scheduled to be finalized on February 1. At that time, the communities’ names will change to Homestead of Abilene Assisted Living and Homestead of Abilene Memory Care. Midwest Health has more than 45 years of experience in providing care and services to seniors throughout the Midwest. It is the largest assisted living provider in Kansas, and has additional locations in Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois. What sets this acquisition apart is the special connection that Midwest Health’s CEO and co-founder, Jim Klausman, has to Abilene. His wife, Joleen Whitehair Klausman, is originally from Abilene, creating a personal tie to the community.