Aegis, Blue Moon Acquire 10-Property, $350M Portfolio from Healthpeak

Aegis Living, with its joint venture partner Blue Moon Capital Partners, acquired 10 assisted living and memory care communities from Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK) for about $350 million. Aegis currently operates the communities and will continue to do so going forward. The deal, totaling 702 units, is the largest in Aegis’ 24-year history and continues […]

Executive Forecast 2021: A Rare Chance For Senior Living Reinvention

“When you’re in a chaotic environment, you white-knuckle the status quo. We just can’t do that. We really have to think about what is the ‘new next’ that we are going towards.” Those are the words of Sequoia Living President and CEO Sara McVey, and they capture a common sentiment among other top executives in […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2021

Among the many lessons that Covid-19 drove home in 2020: No one can predict what the future holds. But as the senior living industry battles the latest wave of infections and starts to beat back the pandemic through vaccination, it’s also more important than ever to look ahead and try to identify what trends will […]

Inside Aegis Living’s New Culinary Wellness Program

Even in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Aegis Living brought on board an enterprise culinary service director over the summer and now is making progress on a new, wellness-focused approach to dining. Behind the scenes, the culinary leaders with the Bellevue, Washington-based provider are making incremental changes to menus in order to boost the […]

Most-Read Senior Housing News Stories of 2020

With Covid-19 dominating the news for most of 2020, it’s no surprise that the most-read stories of the year were all related to the pandemic. In particular, readers were interested in how Covid-19 might change the way that communities are designed, with the top two stories both focused on this topic. And the hottest design […]

Aegis Adapts to Shifting Development Landscape, On Track to Double Portfolio Size

The Covid-19 pandemic has created impediments to development, but Aegis Living is still on track to double its portfolio size within a decade. The Bellevue, Washington-based assisted living and memory care provider currently has 32 communities in operation and eight under development. So, about three communities need to be added each year for the next […]

5 Top Concerns for Senior Living This Fall

One thing is certain as the coronavirus pandemic enters its sixth month in the U.S.: Covid-19 is not going away. “We are going to have to live with Covid-19 in the world,” Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier told Senior Housing News. And, in many regards, the senior living industry is in fact […]