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 […]

Senior Living Can Ease Enrollment, Financial Pain Points for Universities

While it’s no secret that universities and senior living organizations can and do work together, challenges such as slow development timelines, mismatching priorities and miscommunication can make executing on these partnerships easier said than done. However big the challenges are, the opportunity for the senior living industry is even bigger, senior living consultant and adjunct […]

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 […]

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 […]

HCP Expects More Even Split Between Triple-Net, RIDEA in 2019

With its senior housing portfolio makeover largely in place, HCP (NYSE: HCP) is now turning its attention to triple-net leases that are coming up for renewal and adding to its RIDEA relationships. The Irvine, California-based health care real estate investment trust discussed its plans before an audience at the NAREIT 2019 Investor Conference in New […]

Brookdale CEO: We May Not Vie for Middle-Market Consumers

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier sees a real issue with the lack of middle-market senior living options for residents — she’s just not sure whether her company is going to compete in a big way for this consumer base. “I don’t know Brookdale will ultimately play in that space,” Baier said during […]

Health System Collaboration In the Works as Solera Senior Living Expands

Solera Senior Living is embarking on a growth pipeline that includes several new developments and a potential collaboration with a national health care system. Currently, the Denver-based senior living company has two properties open, in Florida and Arizona, with another slated to open in Denver in  January 2020. Solera also has five developments on the […]

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 […]

Brookdale Highlights the Keys to Its Q1 Performance

On the heels of a strong Q1 2019 performance attributed to an improved sales cycle and growth, Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) highlighted some of its operational outcomes Tuesday for a conference of investors. During a presentation at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference in New York City, Brookdale CEO Cindy Baier shared her […]