Most Popular Senior Housing News of the Week: 2014’s Top-Rated Assisted Living Communities

In case you missed it, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week: Announces 2014′s Top-Rated Assisted Living Communities— announced its annual best-of assisted living based and memory care communities; this year naming 405 communities to its list of “Caring Stars.”

Holiday New Integrated Media Campaign Provides Big Boost in Occupancy—Speaking before attendees of the Marcus Evans long term care summit in Las Vegas, Holiday’s EVP of sales spoke about the success of an integrated media campaign that has helped lead to the company’s turnaround in overall occupancy. 


Senior Living Alternative Staffing Leads to Huge Turnover Reduction—Also speaking during the Marcus Evans conference, senior living panelists shared success stories for staffing that in some cases have led to turnover as low as 5%. 

The Rise of Nontraded Healthcare REITs in Senior Housing—REITs have been no stranger lately to ownership of senior housing properties. But a subset of REITs—those that are not publicly traded—are what some are calling the sector’s biggest deal driver. 

Sabra, LTC Properties Still Hungry for Senior Housing Development—Presenting at a conference of REITs this week, Sabra, LTC Properties, Ventas and Aviv REIT talked about their acquisition pipelines and future outlook for senior housing development. 


Written by Elizabeth Ecker

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