Top U.S. Senior Housing Operators of 2013

Size matters for the top U.S. senior housing operators of 2013 as both Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) and Emeritus Senior Living (NYSE: ESC) took the #1 and #2 spots in the latest American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) Top 50 list. The ASHA 50, released by the National Real Estate Investor, ranks the largest […]

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Atria, Global Healthcare REIT, Fortress

Cahill Group Buys $250 Million Senior Care Portfolio Cahill Group recently announced it has completed the $250 million acquisition of the Rosewood skilled nursing and health care portfolio, based in St. Louis, Missouri.  The acquisition includes skilled nursing facilities, senior living, home health, and other related management and service companies in St. Louis and Illinois, […]

Ventas Not Worried about Non-Traded REIT Competition in Senior Housing

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) is taking a ‘hakuna matata’ approach to its ability to compete with a growing number of non-traded real estate investment trusts entering the senior housing and healthcare market. “Our sector is large, it’s growing, it’s highly fragmented, and there are lots of opportunities,” said Ventas CEO Debra Cafaro during the REIT’s fourth quarter […]

SeniorAdvisor.com Rates Top Senior Living Communities in the Nation

Based on customer satisfaction ratings and reviews of senior living communities nationwide, online resource SeniorAdvisor.com has compiled the “best of” senior living for 2013. Across assisted living, independent living and memory care, the organization has awarded recognition of excellence to communities that received a 4.5-star rating out of five stars from residents and their families. […]

Top Senior Housing News of the Week: Happy Thanksgiving

Senior Housing News would like to wish its readers a Happy Thanksgiving. We will return Monday, December 2, but until then, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers this week: Which Senior Living Communities Earned Top Ratings in 2013? SeniorHomes.com released a list of top-rated senior living communities across the U.S. Sunrise […]

Which Senior Living Communities Earned Top Ratings in 2013?

Online senior living resource SeniorHomes.com on Tuesday released a list of top-rated senior living communities located in nearly 20 major metropolitan markets across the United States. To generate the Best Senior Living Awards list of top-rated and winning communities, SeniorHomes.com compiled state inspection reports, consulted with more than 200 senior living professionals to get their […]

Senior Living CEOs Say Data Use is Operating Game Changer

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, senior living providers are seeing data, collected throughout their communities, is driving their ability to manage through the competition.  CEOs say data collection and analysis is a major game-changer when it comes to operating efficiencies, but it also means finding solutions to managing it.  Information systems are critical in providing […]

Most Popular Senior Housing News of the Week

In case you missed it, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers this week:  1. Senior housing industry veterans launch new investment advisory firm—A group of industry veterans have launched a new investment advisory that will be focusing on the senior housing and healthcare sectors.  2.  Chicago’s tech scene buzzing with senior […]

Top Senior Living Companies Examining Sector’s Healthcare Role

Nine of the biggest senior living companies are working with Harvard Medical School researchers to examine the sector’s role in the changing healthcare system. Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD), Atria Senior Living, Elmcroft Senior Living, Emeritus Corporation (NYSE:ESC), Erickson Living, HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP), Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN), Sunrise Senior Living, and Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) have […]