SHN’s Senior Housing Summit is Almost Sold Out

The countdown is on to the 4th annual Senior Housing News Summit and time is running out. In less 30 days, some of the biggest names in the industry will convene in Chicago for the one-day event. The July 16 Summit will bring you business insight and access to leading executives in Read More »

Local Focus Pays Off for Senior Living Search Startup

In the midst of a busy national marketplace for online senior living search solutions, one San Fransisco-based startup is quietly taking a local approach to the growing need. Now six months and 300 communities later, it’s eyeing its next market for growth. is the Read More »

Sunrise ‘Tour of Homes’ Shows Value of Site Visits

Senior living providers recognize and realize the importance of tours given through their communities as a way for prospective residents and their families to get a feel for the people and the place. Scheduled visits as well as open houses are commonplace, but Sunrise Senior Read More »

Senior Living Dining Survey: Please Take Our Poll


No one disputes the importance of dining in senior living. Many operators are making strides in improving their dining programs, including the addition of new options and more variety for new and existing residents. In its coverage of senior living dining news and trends, Senior Read More »

Senior Living Developer Launches Portfolio With EB-5 Funding Support

A Southern California-based development group has launched into senior housing, and it’s doing so with early success utilizing the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program under the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. With three projects underway or in planning stages, Continental East Development (CED) has successfully raised Read More »

Interview: Why Innovation is the Future of Senior Living


While senior living rides a growth wave into an innovative new era, one provider has quietly expanded its portfolio of properties to provide housing and care for seniors while keeping costs to residents low. At its helm is John Goodman, chairman of The Goodman Group, Read More »

Senior Living Gains Investor Appeal, But Best is Yet to Come

For many years, senior housing real estate was viewed as a niche investment that appealed more to experienced real estate professionals and those who understood well the health care operations involved in such an investment type. But of late, Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN), Ventas (NYSE: Read More »

[Update] CVS to Buy Omnicare in $12.7 Billion Deal

Omnicare Inc. (NYSE: OCR), the nation’s largest long-term care pharmacy provider, will be acquired by CVS Health Corp., Bloomberg News first reported Wednesday. The deal was confirmed early Thursday and will net an enterprise value for Omnicare of $12.7 billion, including $2.3 billion in debt. Omnicare has Read More »

Dished: Generational Divide Plays Out in Senior Living Dining

Staffing. It’s a major consideration for most operators, comprising a bulk of resources that go not only to hiring, but to training and retention of qualified senior living employees. Dining is no exception. Many providers have recently implemented programs to target and recruit the best Read More »

Most Read: Winning the Senior Housing Development Game

In case you missed them… here are the top headlines grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week.  How to Play — And Win — the Senior Living Development Game—Development opportunities continue to attract both brand new senior living players as well as existing operators Read More »