Senior Living Industry Associations Form Collaborative Focused on Quality in Assisted Living

The senior living industry’s most prominent four advocacy organizations are coming together as part of a new effort to define and boost quality in assisted living communities. LeadingAge, the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), Argentum and the National Center for Assisted Living this week announced the launch of the Quality in Assisted Living Collaborative, an […]

LTC Sees Most Active Investment Year Since 2015, With $100M Pipeline to Come

LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) has invested almost $180 million this year, representing its most active year for transactions since 2015. And if all goes according to plan, the company won’t stop there. Leaders with the Westlake, California-based real estate investment trust (REIT) are also focused on operator diversification a little more than a month after […]

Average Senior Living Occupancy Exceeds 83%, Marking Seventh Straight Quarter of Growth

Strong demand for needs-based units drove senior living occupancy higher in the first quarter of the year, marking the seventh consecutive quarterly increase since the industry’s pandemic occupancy low in 2021. That is according to the latest occupancy data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and NIC MAP Vision. Overall […]

Atlas Senior Living Co-Founder: We’re Growing Despite Capital Market ‘Standstill,’ Other ‘Curveballs’

In the early morning one day in mid-March, Atlas Senior Living Principal Scott Goldberg learned that the company’s Birmingham, Alabama headquarters had been burglarized. “I got a phone call at about 6:30 a.m. from our property manager, who said ‘I think every computer and a lot of our adult beverages in the bar area downstairs […]

What Best Buy, Inbound Health Moves in Hospital-at-Home Mean for Senior Living 

The rise of hospital-at-home and SNF-at-home models has been making headlines for the last month, with related opportunities and complications for senior living becoming clearer. Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) generated some of these headlines by announcing a partnership with Advocate Health. The partnership aims to expand Advocate’s hospital-at-home offering, which the Charlotte, North Carolina-based health […]

Public Sector, Partnerships Can Help Industry Meet Middle-Market Assisted Living Demand

The senior living industry must provide more affordable assisted living for low- and middle-income older adults in the years to come, and the public sector can play a role in that effort. That’s according to a recent white paper from The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), which outlined barriers […]

Chapters Living President: We’re Building Momentum With Initial Portfolio in Place

Former Ascension Living President Danny Stricker launched Chapters Living last August, and in the time since, he has been putting the pieces together on a long-term strategy. Stricker, the co-founder and president of the St. Louis-based senior living operator backed by Green Street Real Estate Ventures, is poised to close the acquisition of a seven-community […]