Category: Assisted Living

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/30/15)

Ventana by Buckner

(Ventana by Buckner – Photo courtesy of Buckner Retirement Services) Construction: Planned Buckner Senior Living Reveals Renderings of Dallas High-Rise CCRC Texas-based Buckner Senior Living, a not-for-profit organization that is part of Buckner International, recently revealed new renderings of its latest project: a high-rise continuing Read More »

Must Reads: Broken Promises in Assisted Living, Health Care’s Weakest Link

Top news organizations around the country recently ran these must-read stories related to senior housing. How a Retirement Community is Embracing the Internet of Things—Episcopal Senior Communities is one of the senior living providers turning to pendant technology to monitor residents’ whereabouts, as well as Read More »

Aging Americans Are In For a Senior Care Reality Check

A large majority of older Americans expect they will likely need long-term care services in the future, but even so, they still lack confidence in their financial ability to pay for this care, a recent report finds. And adults age 40 and older may also Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/23/15)

Stonecroft Health Campus - Mainstreet & Trilogy Health Services

(Stonecroft Health Campus in Bloomington, Ind. — Photo courtesy of Mainstreet and Trilogy Health Services) Construction: Planned Benchmark Senior Living to Break Ground in Woburn, Mass. The Wellesley, Mass.-based operator will break ground on their newest senior living community, Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn, on July Read More »

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Blueprint, Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors Arranges Sale of Six Neb. SNFs Chicago-based Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors recently announced it has arranged the sale of six skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) located in Nebraska for $15 million.  While the details regarding buyer and seller were not Read More »

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Seeks Federal Report on Assisted Living Oversight

The ongoing debate around how much governmental oversight of assisted living is appropriate and necessary may soon have new fodder. A bipartisan group of four U.S. Senators, including Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), is pushing for a review of how state and federal authorities oversee assisted living Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/16/15)

McShane Construction - Heartis Assisted Living and Memory Care

(Heartis Assisted Living and Memory Care — Photo courtesy of McShane Construction Company) Construction: Planned Integral Senior Living Begins Development on Santaluz, Calif. Community Carlsbad, Calif.-based Integral Senior Living this week announced it has broken ground on the development of its newest community, Santaluz Senior Living Read More »

These Are The Best States for Seniors’ Well-Being

Gallup-Healthways States Well-Being CHART (2)

Hawaii and Montana might not have much in common, except for being the two top states for seniors’ well-being, according to inaugural rankings from Gallup-Healthways. The report, released this week in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab, finds that Hawaii is the state Read More »

Senior Living Developer Swings Big with $1 Billion Canadian Pipeline

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Canada’s senior housing sector continues to attract big money from both national and U.S. investors looking to capitalize on the market’s robust opportunities for acquisition and development. For some players, including one Montreal-based senior housing owner-operator-developer, the opportunity is to the tune of more than Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/9/15)

The Residence at Brookside

(The Residence at Brookside — Photo Courtesy of Congress Building Corp.) Construction: Planned New Silverado Community Granted Approval in Wash. Irvine, Calif.-based operator Silverado this week announced that it has received unanimous approval from the Cordata Design Review Board to build an 80-unit memory care Read More »