Voices: Dave Coluzzi, President Carlton Senior Living

This article is sponsored by Alexa Smart Properties. In the journey toward voice-enabled technology, senior living provider Carlton Senior Living has made major strides. Having first implemented Amazon Alexa devices in its communities prior to the COVID- 19 pandemic, the company today has seen major impacts both for residents and for staff. In this Voices […]

With Amazon Backing, Northbridge and Partners Expand Assisted Living Medicaid Model in DC

Having successfully developed an assisted living community for Medicaid beneficiaries in the Washington, D.C. market, Northbridge is now underway on a similar project, with Amazon (NYSE: AMZ) among the backers. Amazon’s involvement will “give us a little more flexibility” in the new community compared to the first, Northbridge Communities President Wendy Nowokunski said at the […]

CVS’ $10B Oak Street Health Deal a ‘Stepping Stone’ for Value-Based Care in Senior Living 

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) on Wednesday announced the company is buying Oak Street Health in a transaction valued at $10.6B. With the deal, CVS is gaining a new value-based primary care service line that connects older adults with primary and preventive care. Oak Street has 169 medical centers across 21 states. “This agreement will accelerate […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2023

Each passing year brings closer the huge demand wave for senior living. And as 2023 begins, providers are more focused than ever on the next generation of consumers — but also are struggling to find ways to evolve the product as needed. The struggle is due to economic turmoil and uncertainty, with tight labor markets, […]

Amazon Expands Alexa Smart Properties for Senior Living to UK, Parts of Europe

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is expanding its enterprise Alexa Smart Properties for Senior Living service to operators in the U.K. and parts of Europe. With the Nov. 23 announcement, the Seattle-based online services and retail giant is giving care providers and assisted living facilities in the U.K., France, Italy and Germany the ability to better manage […]

Senior Living Dealmaking Platform 1Konnection Registers $2B in Deal Volume, Taps Amazon Vet

1Konnection, a matchmaking platform to facilitate senior living and health care deals, has gained traction with a sizable user base and recently named a former Amazon Business employee to its leadership as the company prepares to expand its reach and offerings. “In the next few months — the next few quarters — we’re releasing a […]