The Ensign Group Announces Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader to Board of Directors

The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, recently announced the appointment of Van R. Johnson to the Company’s board of directors.  Mr. Johnson has served for more than 38 years in leadership capacities with two of the United States’ […]

Cohen Named Director Of Dining Services At Somerby at St. Vincent’s

David Cohen has been named director of dining services for the new active retirement community Somerby at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen slated to open in August in suburban Birmingham, Ala. on the campus of St. Vincent’s Health & Wellness Center.  Cohen was previously the director of food and beverage at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, […]

Equity LifeStyle Properties 2nd Quarter Results Show Strength

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) released its second quarter results that showed Funds From Operations (“FFO”) of $23.7 million, or$0.77 per share on a fully-diluted basis, compared to $21.7 million, or $0.71 per share on a fully-diluted basis for the same period in 2008.  Net income available came in lower in comparison to results from the […]

Thank You Senior Housing News Readers, Sponsors And Partners

Thank you for making the first half of 2009 a very successful start to the year.  Without our readers and advertisers, Senior Housing News would not be where it is today and our site and community continues to grow each month.  There are exciting things being planned for the second half of 2009 and we […]

Nobility Homes See Sales Plummet For Manufactured Housing

Nobility Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOBH) announced sales and earnings results for its second quarter earlier this week that show sales for the second quarter of 2009 were $2,388,817 as compared to $8,700,899 recorded in second quarter of 2008. Loss from operations for the second quarter of 2009 was $884,242 and the company showed a $121,126 […]

Walnut Village Receives Gold Award From National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council

 Walnut Village, a new retirement community under construction in Anaheim being developed by Burbank-based Front Porch, received top honors at the 2009 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 50+ Housing Council held during the Building for Boomers and Beyond Symposium.  The awards program recognizes excellence and innovation in the design, development and marketing of housing […]

NYT: Seniors Stuck In Homes They Are Unable To Sell

The New York Times ran an article recently titled, “Unable to Sell Homes, Elderly Forgo Move to Assisted Living“, that discussed how the housing crisis is keeping thousands of seniors from moving into retirement communities as they are unable to sells their homes or spend some of the large entrance fees to move into some […]