Category: Senior Housing

Memory Care Providers Expand Services to New Resident Segments

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As more and more people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other forms of memory loss, some memory care providers are finding that modifying certain lifestyle factors or changing resident settings earlier in the game can generate ‘dramatic’ results—and sometimes stave off disease progression, at Read More »

New Joint Venture Launches 14-Property Senior Housing Pipeline

A real estate investment business deeply involved in the student housing and multifamily sectors is staking a bigger claim in senior living through a new joint venture to develop 14 communities. CA Senior, LLC (CAS), the senior housing platform of Chicago-based real estate investing and Read More »

Tips from the C-Suite: Climbing Senior Living’s Executive Ladder


At a time when the senior living industry is facing hiring headwinds and a potential shortage of future leaders, top executives are working hard to improve career growth opportunities for up-and-coming managers. To look at how best to increase these opportunities, it’s best to take a Read More »

What Senior Living Gets Wrong about Sustainable Design


Sustainability is a hot topic in senior living right now, with providers and real estate investment trusts (REITs) alike going green to “save green.” But senior living designers and providers often wrongly overlook how sustainable design can benefit senior living residents, according to a new Read More »

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Ensign Group Completes 18-SNF Acquisition

Ensign Group Completes Acquisition of Legend Healthcare The parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies, The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG), has completed its previously announced acquisition of 18 Read More »

How the Role of a Senior Living CFO is Changing

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There’s no doubt about it—the role of chief financial officer in senior living has changed. Gone are the days when a CFO could get away with only understanding financial topics, according to industry professionals who attended a recent workshop. Now in its 18th year, the Ziegler LeadingAge Read More »

Editor’s Picks: Ventas’ Debra Cafaro for The Leadership Series

This week, the Senior Housing News team assembled in Washington, D.C. for SHN’s annual summit with industry folks. But our readers need not worry—our editorial elite in the newsroom covered the latest happenings from around the industry, including the latest leadership change at Senior Lifestyle Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: NHI, Capital Funding

NHI Announces $14 Million Construction Mezzanine Loan National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI), a real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments, has entered into a construction mezzanine loan commitment with its Read More »

Brookdale’s Activist Shareholder Sells Its Stake

Sandell Asset Management has exited its position in Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), about one year after the firm publicly pushed the senior living provider to spin off its real estate assets to maximize shareholder value. New York-based Sandell Asset Management and Sandell Investment Services Read More »

REIT Share Prices Rise But Outlook Remains Mixed

As the stock market rallied around the news that the Federal Reserve would refrain from raising its benchmark interest rate in March, the senior housing industry saw some immediate short-term gains but remained in the midst of a shifting environment. The Central Bank’s Federal Open Read More »