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 […]

Brookdale Turns Focus to Slashing Agency Usage, Fostering ‘Growth Mindset’ EDs

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier believes the company is “off to a great start” in 2023, and staffing is a big reason why. Leaders of the senior living operator made progress reducing the company’s staffing agency costs and “evolving” the company’s executive director role to take on more of a “growth mindset.” […]

Best Assisted Living Design of 2022: Olympic Spirit Lives On at Aegis Community Near Seattle 

The University of Washington Men’s rowing team stunned the world by taking a gold medal at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. Nearly 90 years later, Aegis Living has distilled that Olympic spirit at an assisted living community just north of Seattle. The community, located on the east bank of Lake Union, does not simply include […]

Transactions & Financings: Cushman & Wakefield Arrange 2-Community Sale, Vitality to Operate; IHC Closes $400M in 2022

Financings Inspired Healthcare Capital Close Two Before 2023 Inspired Healthcare Capital announced it closed two acquisitions before turning the calendar to 2023. The first community – called Thrive at Augusta – is an 85-unit assisted living and memory care community located in Augusta, Georgia. The second community — called Dancing River — is an 84-unity […]

Brandywine CEO: New Intergenerational Senior Living Model Hinges on Creating Neighborhoods 

Brandywine Living CEO Brenda Bacon is focused on the next iteration of intergenerational living — but to achieve it, she is going back to her roots and taking inspiration from a slightly older way of life. With its most recent intergenerational development in the D.C.-area market of North Bethesda, Maryland, Brandywine is aiming to connect […]

Anthology President: Senior Living Industry Has ‘Tremendous’ Opportunities Despite Big Development Challenges

When CA Ventures launched Anthology Senior Living 2018, Justin Dickinson figured the new company’s president, Ben Burke, wouldn’t be going anywhere for a while. In 2021, Dickinson joined Waterton, the parent company of Pathway to Living, to ultimately lead the senior living operator after the departure of co-founder and former CEO Jerry Finis. Then, earlier […]