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) […]

[Updated] The Top 10 Largest Senior Living Providers of 2017

*Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected from a previous version, which inaccurately stated there was a significant decrease in total units among the largest providers. This was based on a mistaken analysis of the data, confusing resident capacity with unit count. Argentum’s 2016 rankings were based on resident capacity, and this year the rankings […]

Bill Gates Personally Invests $100 Million to Fight Dementia

In a pair of $50 million investments announced Monday, billionaire Bill Gates is joining the fight against dementia, with a focus on Alzheimer’s. The first $50 million — which Gates announced on his blog — will go to Dementia Discovery Fund to help “diversify the clinical pipeline and identify new targets for treatment.” The second […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Griffin-American, Bloom Senior Living

Griffin-American REIT IV Acquires 9-Property Portfolio A portfolio of nine properties throughout the greater Tampa and Orlando areas sold for $109.5 million in early November. Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV acquired the 1,140-unit portfolio from New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR). Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV is co-sponsored by American Healthcare Investors and Griffin Capital Company LLC. […]