CCRCs Gain Luster as Standalone SNFs Fade

Skilled nursing isn’t dying, but the standalone skilled nursing facility — or SNF — just might be. And that could be good news for the future of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and similar full-continuum offerings. While skilled nursing is perhaps more needed than ever, the service offering is evolving toward greater integration along the […]

Senior Housing Transactions: CBRE, MBK Senior Living

Golden West Senior Living Sells Community to Chicago Investors Golden West Senior Living has announced the sale of Flatirons Terrace, a 54-unit independent living community in Boulder, Colorado, to Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Dial Retirement Communities, of Omaha, Nebraska, will operate the community. Financial terms of the […]

3 Technology Integration Lessons For Senior Living in 2018

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Réseau Sélection Expands, NHI Purchases in Oklahoma

Réseau Selection Expands Presence in Greater Montréal  Réseau Sélection has acquired three independent living communities in the Greater Montréal area, giving the company more than 40 residences in the region. Réseau acquired the three properties—Cherbourg I and Cherbourg II of the municipality Brossard and Le Graham in the Town of Mount Royal—from Prével Retraite and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Vikus Acquired, CA Senior Living Buys in Texas

HealthcareSource Acquires Vikus Corporation  Health care industry talent management software provider HealthcareSource announced its acquisition of Vikus Corporation, a Tennessee-based company offering hiring software for the post-acute and long-term care markets. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed, HealthcareSource President and CEO J.P. Fingado told Senior Housing News. The acquisition gives HealthcareSource more […]

Famous Faces Boost Memory Care Provider’s Video Strategy

It’s right there in Beverly Patnaik’s title. Patnaik is the director of staff training and community education at Nashville-based Abe’s Garden, so it’s no surprise that she is helping her community build a video series that educates caregivers and family members on dementia care. What is surprising is the considerable funding Abe’s Garden has received […]

Why Telemedicine is the Future in Senior Housing

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Granny Cam Provision Included in Florida Power Generator Bill

Following the deaths of 13 skilled nursing residents in Florida due to a power outage following Hurricane Irma, two Florida lawmakers have introduced legislation to prevent those types of deaths — while also using the bills as an opportunity to pursue a “granny cam” law. Rep. Katie Edwards (D-Plantation) and Sen. Gary Farmer (D-Fort Lauderdale) […]