Growing Operator Cascadia Bucks Memory Care Woes

While many senior living providers across the U.S. struggle with memory care headwinds, that isn’t the case of one growing regional operator in the Pacific Northwest. Yakima, Washington-based Cascadia Senior Living has carved out a niche by developing communities throughout the Evergreen State, including some freestanding memory care buildings with indoor streetscapes. Though the memory […]

Movers & Shakers: New Ecumen CFO; Welltower Names Global Head of Senior Housing

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In the Pipeline: Sonata Plans Florida Project; 1920s-Inspired Community Near Kansas City

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends and the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Sonata Plans $52 Million Community in Florida Sonata Senior Living has plans to […]

Senior Living Industry ‘Sea Change’ Requires New Approach to Innovation

It’s a common refrain that the senior housing industry is mired in normal supply-demand dynamics. If such were the case, owners, investors and providers feeling the pain now can wait for the real estate cycle to turn and then continue doing business as usual. Brenda Bacon, president and CEO of Brandywine Living, does not subscribe […]

5 Ways Senior Living May Reach the Middle Market

While it’s clear the senior living industry must cater to the growing middle market of older adults over the next decade, what isn’t clear is how exactly that will occur. There are fresh ideas percolating, though. That was made evident during a “hackathon” at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall […]

Why the Time is Right for Bolder Adult Day Programs in Senior Living

Bold new models of adult day services are beginning to enter the market, and senior living providers would be wise to take note. Their standard adult day offerings may lose luster in the face of these new options, but providers also may be ideally positioned to take advantage of a growing market opportunity. While many […]

New Capital Senior Living COO Aims to Quickly Move the Needle

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) has hired Brandon Ribar as its new chief operating officer. Ribar is formerly the senior vice president of operations for major skilled nursing company Golden Living. He’s stepping into the COO role months after the departure of Capital Senior Living’s former COO, Brett Lee. Ribar’s appointment was announced Tuesday — and […]

How Past CCRC Struggles Led to Continuing Life’s Unique Model

In 1991, California CCRC Morningside of Fullerton was struggling with massive operating losses and very low occupancy. Today, it’s a crown jewel in Life Care Services’ portfolio. This vast turnaround is partly the work of Continuing Life, a services and advisory company that works closely with Life Care Services. The company was created in 2013 […]