Assisted Living Regulations Change in 20 States, Infection Control Now the Norm 

Infection control protocols and emergency preparedness requirements are now commonplace in the U.S. as 20 states enacted regulation changes and updates for assisted living operators in the last year. That’s according to the latest annual “Assisted Living Regulatory Review” report from the National Center for Assisted Living, released Jan. 10. The report this year tracked […]

Revolving Loan Funds, Pay-for-Performance Among New Ideas to Tackle Middle-Market Senior Living

A new report is offering solutions on how senior living operators can better tackle affordability and create communities that middle-market consumers can live in. Published by the Milken Institute in partnership with the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) and CVS Health, the report outlines ways operators, property owners and stakeholders can […]

Why Health Care, Senior Living Investors Should be ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ for 2024

While macroeconomic trends have dampened senior living deal activity in 2023, those involved in health services transactions should remain “cautiously optimistic” for 2024, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwC).  By mid-November, health service deal volumes dropped 13% compared to last year as interest rates, regulatory concerns, macroeconomic risk and valuation gaps drove headwinds throughout the […]

Inside Benchmark’s Branches Middle Market Strategy

Four years ago, Waltham, Massachusetts-based senior living provider Benchmark launched The Branches. The assisted living and memory care-focused brand targets the middle market, promising communities that offer a more affordable price point without sacrificing their attractiveness or approach to activities and socialization. Founded in 1997, Benchmark brings in about $500 million in annual revenue and […]

SHN+ Report: Strategies for Mixed-Use Development in Senior Living

Key Takeaways This report offers a comprehensive view of mixed-use development in senior living. Readers will learn: The difference between vertical, horizontal, and master plan mixed-use, and how senior living providers can successfully execute each model The strategies senior living providers can use to take advantage of the growing opportunities in mixed-use development The risks […]

SHN+ Report: The Senior Living Smart Home Revolution

Key Takeaways: Smart home technology will eventually be the foundation of senior living’s offering Smart tech can enhance nearly every physical object in a senior living unit, including beds, lights, thermostat, stove, fridge, locks, doorbells Amazon, Best Buy, Google and other tech giants are going big on smart tech for seniors Senior living can use […]

SHN+ Report: The Medicare Advantage Opportunity for Senior Housing

July 2018 Key Takeaways Medicare Advantage enrollment is rising rapidly, opening the market for new plans and new approaches. Coordinated care is becoming more valuable to payers, which are increasingly rewarding care settings for quality rather than quantity. Recent regulatory changes are beginning to allow for Medicare Advantage to cover personal care services and home-based […]

SHN+ Report: The New Opportunity in Intergenerational Senior Living

November 2018 Key Takeaways The six trends reshaping intergenerational senior living How the movement of New Urbanism facilitates intergenerational lifestyles The connection between the principles of mixed-use and intergenerational Bold product executions not just in the U.S. but in Canada, London and Singapore The affinity groups that embrace intergenerational households How to execute urban senior […]