In the Pipeline: Vitality Living Targets Mississippi; Buckner Unveils Expansion in Texas

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, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Vitality Living to Open Community in Mississippi Vitality Living and Fusion Hospitality are planning a new […]

New Competition Drives Senior Living Nonprofits to Mull Unconventional Ideas

Senior housing and care nonprofits simply can’t do things the same-old way — especially as for-profit providers ratchet up the pressure in many markets across the U.S. That was among the top takeaways during a Tuesday afternoon session at this year’s LeadingAge Illinois Meeting & Expo in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, Illinois. The discussion […]

SHAG Strikes Innovative Partnerships to Create Affordable Senior Housing

If senior housing and care providers want to tackle the looming affordability crisis, they’re going to have to start working together more. That’s according to Jay Woolford, executive director of the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG). The affordable senior housing nonprofit based in Tukwila, Washington, has made it its mission to help older adults age […]

Five Star, Senior Housing Properties Trust Strike Major Lease Restructuring

Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) struck a comprehensive lease restructuring and ownership agreement with Senior Housing Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SNH), in a move aimed at immediately easing Five Star’s financial woes and restoring the provider to full health in the longer term. The deal will shift ownership of Newton, Massachusetts-based Five Star substantially to […]

Brightview CEO: We Must Avoid ‘Big Company Mentality’ While Gaining Scale

Brightview Senior Living is growing at a steady clip — targeting mixed-use, urban development sites, entering new markets, and evolving its operating model to match its increased scale. Since its founding in 1999, Brightview has made measured growth its mission, developing unique and forward-thinking urban properties such as Brightview West End in Rockville, Maryland, along […]

In the Pipeline: Blake Community Coming to Texas; Work Underway for New Affinity Property

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, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned New Blake Community Coming to Texas Developer LifeCare Properties and operator Blake Management Group are collaborating […]

Movers & Shakers: Affinity Bolsters Management Team; Leisure Care Names VP for East Coast Expansion

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Watermark Hires Health Care Executive for New COO Role

Watermark Retirement Communities has named health care executive Karen Mlawsky to the company’s newly created COO position. Mlawsky joins the Tucson, Arizona-based senior living provider as it embarks on a new strategic growth plan. Watermark currently operates more than 50 senior living communities in the U.S., with additional locations under development in Los Angeles, New […]