‘5- to 10-Year Strategy’: Senior Living Operators Play Value-Based Care Long Game

This story is part of your SHN+ subscription As the pace of senior living operators adopting value-based care models in 2024 quickens, challenges remain in growing those models. Providers are wielding data insights to spur value-based care model growth while also posing significant challenges to operators aiming to balance in making the risky transition to […]

New Data Shows Patterns Correlating CCRC Rent, Occupancy Growth 

The rate at which CCRCs increase rent for residents  could influence average occupancy, while occupancy growth may keep rental rate increases lower in some cases. That’s according to data analysis on continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) by NIC MAP Vision of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC). The analysis focused on […]

In the Pipeline: National Church Residences Continues Growth; Tutera Opens $55M Community

In the Pipeline is part of your SHN+ subscription In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Construction: In Progress Cedarhurst project in Kansas nears end of construction The Cedarhurst of Wichita senior living […]

UAB Alzheimer’s Research Center Nets $21M NIH Grant 

Shortly after officially opening its Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the University of Alabama at Birmingham announced receiving a $21.4 million federal grant to expand its dementia research efforts.  The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will further research of dementia disparities in the U.S. Southeast region, which carry a 20% to 30% […]

Primary Care, Senior Living Providers Must Work More Closely to Improve Dementia Care 

The health care and senior living industries must make structural changes in care delivery to accommodate the growing number of older adults living with dementia. That’s according to Dr. Nate Chin, UW Health Medical Director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. In an article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Chin […]

Senior Living Operator Ebenezer Names New President, CEO 

Brett Anderson is now CEO and President of Ebenezer, with his first day slated for next month. Anderson’s hire comes on the heels of the announcement that Jon Lundberg, CEO and president of Ebenezer and Fairview Senior Services, is retiring. Lundberg, who has served as CEO since 2017, is stepping down from his role in […]

In the Pipeline: Cedarhurst Breaks Ground in Indiana; Presbyterian Homes Expands in Illinois

In the Pipeline is part of your SHN+ subscription In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Construction: Planned Presbyterian Homes expanding, renovating Illinois community Presbyterian Homes announced an independent living expansion project at […]

New Resident Health Data Show Value of Senior Living to CMS, Medicare Advantage Payers

Older adults who move into senior living communities experience better health outcomes compared to those living in homes outside of such communities, according to a research series conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago (NORC) in conjunction with the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). The research by NORC and NIC […]