Acts Communities Become Living Labs to Drive Better Brain Health

Acts Retirement-Life Communities is conducting a two-year study in its communities, tracking the changes in residents’ brain health habits as a result of participating in Total Brain Health classes offered across the portfolio. The results of the study may serve as a blueprint for maintaining brain health as seniors age. The study, conducted by Acts […]

Transactions and Financings: Acts Completes Integrace Affiliation; Avamere’s New Acquisition

Acts, Integrace complete affiliation Acts Retirement-Life Communities completed its affiliation with Integrace and its family of communities throughout Maryland this week. The affiliation brings together two nationally recognized names in the senior living industry under shared leadership and governance. The affiliation was first announced in January.The affiliation gives West Point, Pennsylvania-based Acts entry into the […]

More Nonprofit Senior Living Providers Partner Up to Survive and Thrive

As headwinds continue to batter the senior housing industry, some not-for-profit providers are looking to partnerships or mergers as a way to grow scale in order to thrive — or in some cases, simply survive. “In the last three years, a number of organizations are saying, we could go on independently … but where do […]

Acts Gains Regional Scale, Memory Care Expertise with Integrace Affiliation

One of the nation’s largest not-for-profit senior living providers, Acts Retirement-Life Communities, will be extending its reach into a new region through an affiliation with another not-for-profit provider, Integrace. The two organizations announced the planned affiliation on Monday. The affiliation is set to close on May 1, 2019. Based in West Point, Pennsylvania, Acts operated […]

Transactions & Financings: Ensign Buys Two Communities in Texas

The Ensign Group Acquires Two Texas Assisted Living Facilities The Ensign Group, Inc., parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care and assisted living companies, has announced that its assisted and independent living portfolio company acquired the real estate and operations of two 37-unit AL facilities […]

Acts Retirement Names New President and CEO

Acts Retirement-Life Communities has named company veteran Gerald T. Grant as its new president and CEO, the organization announced Thursday. The Pennsylvania company’s former CEO, J. Mark Vanderbeck, passed away unexpectedly in early May. Grant was named as the company’s interim CEO at the time. Grant has worked at Acts for almost 30 years, most recently in […]

What Senior Living Providers Should Look for in Wi-Fi Solutions

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Movers & Shakers: Revera’s New Senior VP of Retirement Living

Mainstreet Hires 3 New Team Members Mainstreet, a developer of post-acute health care properties, hired three new employees at its Carmel, Indiana-based headquarters. Susan Berry will be vice president of business development for Mainstreet Health. She most recently served as the director of operations with IPC Healthcare, and before that, she was the director of […]