Welltower, Brookdale, Ventas Execs: Industry at Occupancy Inflection Point, Could Alter Pricing Dynamics

This article is available as part of your SHN+ membership Industry heavyweights Welltower (NYSE: WELL), Ventas (NYSE: VTR) and Brookdale (NYSE: BKD) have now reported their Q423 and full-year results, and some themes and trends have emerged. The news is generally positive for the state of the industry, with leaders from all three companies zeroing […]

Best Affordable Design of 2023: Downtown Charm at a Middle-Income Price Point

Lancaster, Pennsylvania is no stranger to innovative senior living development, given the region’s history of deeper industry penetration rates and multitude of choices. An effort by Landis Communities to bring more middle-income senior living options was aimed at helping even more older adults find a place to call home, with sustainability in mind. Among the […]

Why Senior Living Companies Must Take More ‘Intelligent Risks’ in 2024

While conditions for senior living mergers and acquisitions could thaw this year, many senior living providers could remain at the mercy of the capital markets in the near-term. As optimism abounds, lurking debt maturities in the industry could pose a challenge to future prosperity. That’s according to financial experts who participated in a National Investment […]

LCS Seeks Next-Gen Senior Living Operations With New Data Platform

This article is available as part of your SHN+ membership Not every senior living operator has a data scientist on staff – LCS has four. On Jan. 1, the Des Moines, Iowa-based senior living company furthered its investments in data analysis and standardization by bringing a new reporting tool online. Also in January, LCS promoted […]

What the Senate Hearing on Assisted Living Foretells About Sector’s Future

This article is available as part of your SHN+ membership The Jan. 25 Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on assisted living covered a lot of ground – which makes sense, considering that the committee’s last hearing dedicated to AL took place 20 years ago. Given the variety of topics covered – including resident safety, […]

Vitality Living CEO: We Doubled Down on Sales to Grow in 2024

This article is available as part of your SHN+ membership The previous year was one of improvement and bolstering weak points for Vitality Living. With a stronger platform in place, the company is looking to further grow in 2024. The senior living operator grew from seven properties to 30 over the last five years. A […]