AHCA/NCAL Names New President, CEO

By Amy Stulick The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) is slated to have a new president and CEO this fall: Clifton J. Porter II. Porter will be the first African American to fill the role in AHCA/NCAL’s 75-year history. He currently serves as the senior vice president of government relations […]

‘Competition is Everywhere’: How Memory Care Operators Are Tackling Staffing in 2024

By: Lara Unnerstall The pandemic. The “great resignation.” And now, in 2024, a tight labor market. All of these health and economic forces have hit senior living operators hard, with those in memory care feeling the pain both acutely and cumulatively. Unfortunately, the problem isn’t going to go away overnight. Recent projections say many more […]

Skilled Nursing Units Continue to Weigh on CCRC Operations, Performance

By Amy Stulick Skilled nursing beds have contributed to operational stress at continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) this year, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. Fitch recorded eased labor challenges as well among skilled nursing providers as part of its “exposure draft” document that proposed revising rating criteria for CCRCs. Such campuses continue to […]

Good Samaritan Society Planning $200M Project, Further Expansion in CCRC Sector

By: Zahida Siddiqi Sanford Health is through subsidiary Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society planning a $200 million continuing care retirement community (CCRC) as part of a larger expansion into the space. The Good Samaritan Society executives told Senior Housing News sister site Skilled Nursing News that the funding for the project is an outcome of […]

American Healthcare REIT IPO Yields $672M

By: Amy Stulick American Healthcare REIT raised $672 million in its initial public offering, representing the lower end of its initial target. The Irvine, California-based real estate investment trust was aiming to raise up to $840 million. Shares were sold at the bottom of a marketed range, adding to a run of modest performances as […]

Juniper CEO: 6 Mindshifts Needed to Deliver on Promise of Senior Living in 2024 and Beyond

By: Lynne Katzmann Change is hard. Senior living providers have discovered that repeatedly in recent years, as they have tried to adapt and evolve to new consumer preferences, new payment models, new technology, and other challenges and transformations. Change is really hard if you don’t understand the “why” behind the change. Said another way, change […]