Why Best Buy Could Disrupt Senior Care More Than Rivals Like Amazon

Best Buy’s (NYSE: BBY) push into the commercial health care space is poised to make the electronics retailer an even bigger disruptor than many may have anticipated, thanks largely to its focus on seniors. That’s the premise of a report released earlier this week by analysts at investment bank and financial services firm Morgan Stanley […]

Last Chance For Summit Tickets – Join Us In D.C. on Thursday

Don’t miss this intimate networking opportunity to meet with industry leaders and other professionals from across the country at the Senior Housing News (SHN) Summit on October 3 in Washington, D.C. With over 100 people expected to attend, this event provides access to thoughtful discussion on industry trends and headlines. This half-day format features four […]

$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, […]

Intergenerational Designs Replace ‘Aging-in-Place’ Vibe at CCRCs

Baby boomers are bringing a new set of expectations to senior living, and architects and designers of CCRCs are heeding the call. It’s no secret the boomers will want to maintain their current lifestyles, especially as they move into the active adult or independent living wings of sprawling continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). And they […]

Carlyle Group, Other Active Adult Pioneers Venture Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

The most experienced developers and investors in active adult communities are reaping benefits from the product type, as the senior living industry at large scrambles to define its parameters. More seasoned players in the active adult market — including private equity giant The Carlyle Group — say that it is a product where average lengths […]

Brookdale Makes Case Against Flaherty Board Nom, Real Estate Spinoff

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) has made its most pointed comments to date regarding ongoing tensions with activist shareholder Land & Buildings Investment Management, and urged shareholders not to elect former HCP CEO Jay Flaherty to the board. In a definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday, the Brentwood, […]

Five Star Announces Reverse Stock Split in Latest Restructuring Move

After posting its first quarterly profit in six years in the second quarter of 2019, Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) is taking steps to make itself a viable publicly traded company. The Newton, Massachusetts-based senior housing operator’s board of directors approved a reverse stock split intended to bring Five Star to the minimum $1 […]

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 […]