$216M Expansion Brings Host of Local Businesses, Health Care Providers to Mary’s Woods Campus

Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst used to take pride in being “the best kept secret” in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Not anymore. As a $216 million repositioning draws near completion, the nonprofit life plan community has raised its profile. Mary’s Woods is now more visible and more integrated with the greater Lake Oswego and Portland metro areas, […]

Asbury CEO Leidig: We’ve Changed Our Business to Drive Innovation

Like some other senior living leaders, Asbury Communities CEO Doug Leidig believes that the industry is changing quickly and new ways of doing business are needed. Leidig is looking ahead to the baby boomer generation, and he sees a huge but fragmented consumer group that will not be satisfied with senior living as it exists […]

After Sanford Health Merger, Good Samaritan Pursues 3-Part Strategy

Since closing on their affiliation to start 2019, the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health have pursued a three-part strategy to realize the benefits of combining and achieve long-term success. Under financial pressure, the Good Samaritan Society laid off 100 people at its Sioux Falls, South Dakota national campus in 2017. Thanks to […]

Urban Nonprofit Chicago Methodist Leverages JVs to Succeed in Tough Market

Chicago Methodist Senior Services (CMSS) knows a thing or two about forming partnerships that improve its operations and boost its local reputation. The senior housing and care nonprofit is based in the Chicago neighborhood of Andersonville, with five senior housing properties and an office in and around the area. As a smaller, multi-site organization, CMSS […]

HumanGood, Presby’s Affiliation to Create 6th-Largest Senior Living Nonprofit

The largest non-profit senior living provider in the state of California, HumanGood, will be extending its reach to the East Coast through a planned affiliation with Presby’s Inspired Life. The combined entity will be the sixth-largest national non-profit senior living provider, the organizations stated Monday in announcing the affiliation. Pleasanton, California-based HumanGood serves nearly 10,000 […]

After a Year of Talks, Lifespace and SQLC Execute Affiliation Agreement

Iowa-based Lifespace Communities and Texas-based Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC) have executed on the affiliation agreement they first proposed about a year ago. Under the agreement, Lifespace is slated to become the owner and operator of three SQLC communities in Dallas, Austin and Fort Worth, Texas, once regulatory hurdles are cleared. Lifespace will also bring […]

Possible Presbyterian Senior Living, Westminster Merger Would Create Fifth-Largest Nonprofit Provider

Presbyterian Senior Living and Westminster Communities of Florida are considering a merger that would result in a combined not-for-profit organization with 54 communities, serving about 13,000 seniors across the full continuum. With a unit count over 7,100, the merged entity would rank as the fifth-largest not-for-profit senior housing and care organization in the nation, going […]

Asbury Doubles Technology Expenditures, Could Soon Pilot a Robot

Asbury Communities, one of the largest senior living nonprofits in the U.S. has ramped up its technology investments in an effort to attract the incoming wave of baby boomers over the next decade. If all goes according to plan, visitors to an Asbury community may soon be greeted by a robot named Pepper. Frederick, Maryland-based […]