Must-Read News: Ventas’ SNF Sale, Old People Are Cool

Happy Monday, Senior Housing News readers.

On Sunday, actress Kristen Bell hung out with several Hurricane Irma evacuees—including Atria Senior Living residents. From Bell’s Twitter and Instagram presence, it seems like everyone had a great time:

Here’s all of the industry news you should digest before starting a brand new week:

Senior housing providers are finding that partnerships can be key to the success of the continuing care at home (CCaH) model—and that the care coordination aspect of the model can make all the difference in residents’ wellbeing.


Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) announced it had completed the initial phase of its sale of 36 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that are presently operated by Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND).

Seniors who may be wary of paying the hefty entrance fees associated with continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) or committing to a senior living community for a year or more might find a month-to-month leasing agreement an attractive option. That’s how Spectrum Retirement Communities sees things.

An embattled senior living developer has notched a legal victory in a lawsuit involving the EB-5 program for foreign investors.

A new campaign called “Old People Are Cool” is sparking conversations about aging and senior living in airport security lines and other unlikely spots across the country.

Written by Mary Kate Nelson

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