Inside the Senior Living Industry’s Value-Based Care ‘Arms Race’

This members-only, exclusive article is part of your SHN+ subscription If the speed at which senior living operators were adopting value-based care models accelerated last year, in 2024 the effort has kicked into an even higher gear. Within the last two months, senior living providers including 12 Oaks, Benchmark Senior Living, and Epoch Senior Living […]

Life Plan Community Occupancy Still Rising in 2024 Despite Pressures

Life plan communities are continuing to see improvements in occupancy in 2024 even as certain headwinds continue to make life harder for the sector this year.. A recent report by investment bank Ziegler and NIC MAP Vision shows that occupancy among independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing units in life plan communities […]

Changemakers: Vassar Byrd, CEO, The Kendal Corporation

Changemaker in corporate social responsibility and finance Vassar Byrd is the CEO at The Kendal Corporation. Byrd joined Kendal in early 2024, after having previously served as CEO at Rose Villa. Byrd said she consistently aims to find new ways to serve residents in all that the organization does. In this Changemakers interview, Byrd examines […]

Senior Living Operators Carry Occupancy Momentum Into 2024 With New Strategies for Attracting Boomers

This article is part of your SHN+ subscription Senior living operators are now picking up the pace with occupancy,approaching – and passing – census levels last seen in 2019. Signs of the race for occupancy speeding up are apparent, given the broader industry’s 11th consecutive quarter of census growth. Some of the industry’s prominent operating […]

Chelsea Senior Living President: Nimbler Portfolio Will Aid Third-Party Management Growth Strategy

Chelsea Senior Living is continuing to make headway on its  regional third-party management growth strategy. In May, Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower (NYSE: WELL) transitioned 13 communities from Chelsea to Distinctive Living. With a leaner portfolio of 13 communities under management following the transition, Chelsea is ready to take on new communities to its roster, having added […]

In the Pipeline: Vi Renovates Multiple Communities; Kendal Opens Enso Village in California

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 Vi pours millions into renovations across portfolio Vi is in the midst of a […]

How Sagora Senior Living Is Easing Growing Pains With Community Support, Integration

Sagora Senior Living is capitalizing on recent growth by integrating systems and bringing frontline teams up to speed as the Fort Worth, Texas-based operator continues to regain occupancy. Last month, Sagora took on management of 17 additional communities across five states, growing its Asher Point independent living brand in Alabama, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. The […]