GenCare, PMB Forms Wellness-Focused Health System Partnership

GenCare Lifestyle, already an industry leader in wellness-focused senior living operations, is launching a health system partnership in one of its communities, with plans to scale. The partnership will build on the company’s wellness foundation and broaden what the Seattle-based provider can offer its residents, as well as improve their quality of life, founder and […]

Country Meadows Weighs Medicare Advantage Options, Launches Hospice

Founded by a former Pennsylvania governor during the early days of senior living, Country Meadows Retirement Communities is evolving to meet current operating challenges and future demand while maintaining its market share in an increasingly competitive environment. The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based company has just launched a hospice business branded as Lifesong Hospice and Palliative Care, is […]

Affinity Leverages Scale, Tech to Offer Middle-Market Senior Living

While the senior living industry searches for a way to reach the middle-market of consumers, one of the largest providers in the U.S. believes it has a winning formula. Affinity Living Group (ALG) has more than 140 communities open or soon-to-be-open across six states in the U.S. Southeast — 90% of which have rates amenable […]

Capri CFO Ferge: Scale, Unique Programs Help Us In Competition for Talent

Since Kristin Ferge joined Capri Senior Communities in 2016, she has helped lay the foundation for the company’s rapid growth through a mix of new development and acquisitions. Today, the Waukesha, Wisconsin-based company is the largest senior living developer and operator in the state by total number of units, according to 2018 rankings from industry […]

CA Ventures Charts Ambitious Growth for New Anthology Senior Living Operating Platform

Having laid a foundation for senior housing development, CA Ventures is now turning its attention to expanding its new operating company, Anthology Senior Living. The move vertically integrates the Chicago-based real estate and developer’s senior living line, and charts a course for rapid expansion through acquisitions and development, CA Senior Living President Ben Burke told […]

Why It’s Time to Redefine CCRCs for the Next Generation

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) have adhered to a paint-by-numbers design and construction model for decades, but this could be changing. The expected stampede of baby boomers in need of senior living over the next decade is expected to change the design paradigm, as well as what will be expected of CCRCs. Developers and operators […]

Watercrest Rolling Out New Memory Care Framework Called Illuminate

Under the leadership of its recently appointed chief experience officer, Watercrest Senior Living Group is overhauling its memory care program. The Vero Beach, Florida-based provider is poised to roll out new programming for memory care residents as part of an initiative called Illuminate. Spearheading that effort is Hollie Kemp, who joined Watercrest last October as […]

How Active Adult Communities Can Attract Boomers Sooner

While active adult isn’t a property type every senior living provider considers for new development, it’s one the baby boomers are increasingly interested in. That’s partly because the age cohort looks at senior housing not just as real estate, but also as a platform to access wellness and lifestyle offerings, according to Dana Wollschlager, a […]

Senior Living Companies Find Flexibility, Cost Benefits in Coworking Spaces

Coworking companies such as WeWork, Spaces by Regus and MakeOffices have redefined the office real estate landscape, and senior living companies of all sizes are benefiting from the disruption. Smaller scale or startup companies in senior living are using coworking offices to establish a professional office environment — complete with technical infrastructure and flexible lease […]