Category: Senior Housing

Senior Care Burdens Grow Heavier for Families

The toll of caregiving can sometimes be more than one can handle, findings from Genworth’s recent “Beyond Dollars” study show. Senior living providers can offer an alternative that may be increasingly attractive to family caregivers, who are experiencing greater burdens and may be seeing their Read More »

ALFA Rebrands as Argentum

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The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) has changed its name to Argentum, the association announced Tuesday. The board of directors voted to approve the name change and new logo for the association on Monday. ALFA will officially transition to the Argentum name and brand Read More »

New Senior Living Player ‘Frog Kissing’ and Planning Big

There’s a new entrant to the senior living sector: Senior Lifestyles Associates, Inc. (SLA), is a privately held corporation that plans to engage in the acquisition and management of assisted living and independent living senior living facilities throughout the country. While it is in the Read More »

Rising the Ranks: The Top-10 Largest Nonprofit Senior Living Providers

Ziegler and LeadingAge have released a sneak preview of their annual research project analyzing the largest not-for-profit senior living providers in the U.S., revealing the top 25 multi-site senior living organizations, and there is a new No. 1: National Senior Campuses.  “National Senior Campuses has Read More »

Senior Living Occupancy, Resident Wellness Improve with Preventive Care

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Senior housing providers have a lot to gain by reducing hospital visits among residents, as these experiences can be traumatizing for older adults, increase their odds of being exposed to infectious disease and make it more likely they will develop dementia. And of course, there Read More »

HCN, Revera to Acquire Canadian Senior Housing Owner-Operator for $623 Million

Today Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN) and Revera, Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire Canadian senior housing operator Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. (TSX: RLC) for $623 million through an existing 75/25 joint venture between the two companies. The Toronto, Ontario-based Regal Read More »

U.S. Unprepared for Senior Household Explosion

As the U.S. is poised for an “explosion” of senior households in the not-too-distant future, the need for more housing and community options to serve this massive demographic is more important now than ever, a recent report suggests.  The U.S. is due for dramatic growth Read More »

Airbnb Meets Senior Living for Women Baby Boomers

While baby boomers are still roughly a decade away from bombarding assisted living facilities in droves, one roommate-pairing service plans to cash-in on the growing phenomenon of boomers and shared housing. Modeling itself much like online dating service eHarmony, Roommates4Boomers (R4B) aims to help women Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Lancaster Pollard, NorthMarq Capital

Sabra Health Care REIT Provides $4.5M Financing for Fla. Senior Living Development  Big Rock Partners, a real estate investment management and development firm, has closed on a nine-acre land purchase from The Celebration Company, and plans to launch construction of a $60 million Class A Read More »

HUD’s Senior Living Refi Boom is Over

After a blockbuster year for The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) lean mortgage insurance program in senior housing, volume fell more than 25% in fiscal year 2014, marking the end of a boom for government financing in the sector. But the news isn’t Read More »