Provider Bets Mom-and-Pop Memory Care Model Can Go Big

Imagine: A ranch-style home in an average Midwest neighborhood converted into a small community where residents receive personalized memory care for a fixed monthly price from the same caregiver every day. Now expand that concept to encompass up to 12 homes, all in a central area, but each with a unique look and feel that […]

4 Senior Living Design Tips to Prepare for the Unknown

Senior living design is a balancing act: Providers must create communities to suit the markets where they are today, but also position them with an eye toward a future that is in many ways uncertain. With an approach that emphasizes longevity and timelessness, that can be achieved. Gone are the days when communities used dated finishes, […]

Industry Veterans Launch Four Seasons-Style Post-Acute Pipeline

With more than 50 years of combined senior living experience, industry veterans Brad Haber and Brian Cloch assure that their newly formed post-acute care provider, Innovative Health LLC, will be anything but amateur. What’s the Rosemont, Illinois-based company’s strategy? To own and operate post-acute health care assets and collaborate with municipalities, hospital systems, accountable care organizations […], Peapod and the Future of Aging Technology

From giants like Google and Apple to Uber and other burgeoning startups, tech companies are lining up to cash in on a swelling senior population that’s increasingly living longer and requesting more services to help them age in place. However, seniors’ tech demand often seems much different from that of younger generations, which raises the question: […]

Movers & Shakers — Asbury Communities Names COO

Chaplain Appointed at Covenant Village of Golden Valley Rev. Paul R. Anderson was appointed chaplain at Covenant Village of Golden Valley, a Covenant Retirement Community in Minnesota. Serving with existing Campus Chaplain Rev. John Satterberg, Anderson will provide pastoral care and counseling to Covenant Village of Golden Valley’s residents and staff.  In addition to leading […]

Uber, Senior Living Team Up to ‘Drive’ Resident Mobility

A relatively new transportation innovation, San Francisco-based Uber first drove into the senior care space in October when it launched its uberASSIST offering. This brought the company’s signature service — which allows people to call for rides and pay automatically via smartphone — to seniors. Now, the $18 billion company is expanding those offerings by launching a […]

From C-Suite to Startup: Lisa Brush, Symphony Senior Living

Sometimes taking one step back means taking two steps forward. At least that was the case with Lisa Brush, whose more than 20-year career includes time at Sunrise Senior Living, its REIT counterpart, and Ventas. When Brush launched her career in senior housing at the ripe age of 22, it didn’t take long for her […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: NHI, CareTrust REIT

The Ensign Group Makes Moves Nationwide In separate announcements, The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) — the parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies — acquired 10 skilled nursing and assisted living operations in Arizona, the operations and real estate of a skilled […]

Ventas Transitions Ardent Operations in Deal Valued at $475 Million

After its previously announced $1.75 billion acquisition of Ardent Health Services, Inc., Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) has agreed to a deal with Equity Group Investments, which will take a majority ownership of the company’s hospital operations.  The transaction is the latest development as Ventas reconfigures its portfolio. At the same time that the Chicago-based real estate […]