Movers & Shakers: Harbor Retirement Associates’ New CEO

SHN’s Movers & Shakers Column is sponsored by the SHN Job Board. To look for assisted living jobs for yourself or a friend, visit https://jobs.seniorhousingnews.com. If you’re an employer, post your senior living jobs with us and attract the industry’s best-read professionals today. Have hiring/staffing announcements? Send them to [email protected]  Smick Transitions to Chairman of HRA, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/26/17)

Construction: Planned Groundbreaking for $120 Million Senior High-Rise Planned Come April, construction will begin on a $120 million senior community, Ventana, near NorthPark Center in Dallas, Texas. The project will consist of two 12-story towers developed by Buckner Senior Living. The community, which has been in the planning stages since 2014, will contain almost 200 units […]

Movers & Shakers: Lancaster Pollard’s New Bankers

Lancaster Pollard Adds 2 Bankers to Philadelphia Office Lancaster Pollard, a financial services firm that helps health care, senior living and housing providers with financial advice and financing solutions, added Miles Kingston and Tony Ruberg to its Philadelphia office. Kingston and Ruberg will be providing seniors housing and health care clients with a full range […]

How Avanti is Building a Brand with Its First Community

Even before Avanti Senior Living welcomed its first resident, the Texas-based operator attracted industry attention due to the experience and background of its leaders, the scope of its development pipeline, and its ambition to be innovative in areas ranging from design to marketing to technology. About six months ago, the company opened its first community, […]

Why Senior Living is About to Accelerate EHR Adoption

Tech-savvy senior living providers, including some of the largest national chains, have been adopting electronic health records in growing numbers. The drive to wire-up assisted living and similar communities with EHRs may soon gain even more momentum thanks to two recently announced initiatives. While government funding to subsidize the cost of EHRs has been available […]

Senior Housing Crystal Ball: Top Execs’ 2016 Predictions

A few weeks into 2016, some of the leading executives in senior housing are looking into their crystal balls as they refine their strategies for the year ahead. Senior Housing News recently asked CEOs and other top executives at some leading operators to share their predictions. If there’s a common thread it might be this: […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/17/15)

(Oasis at Scholar’s Landing, an affordable assisted living community in Atlanta – Photo provided courtesy of McShane Construction Company) Construction: Planned Motion Picture & Television Fund to Build $35 Million Kirk Douglas Care Pavilion In celebration of actor Kirk Douglas’ 99th birthday, the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) announced plans to build a $35 million […]

Movers & Shakers: Holland Home’s New CEO

The Weitz Company Welcomes New Business Development Director The Weitz Company has appointed Andrew Fisher as the firm’s director of business development for senior living. Fisher has worked in the senior living industry for more than 20 years, serving most recently as COO for a senior living company with operations in Nebraska and Iowa. In […]

How Senior Living Marketing Firms Are Gaining More Firepower

The recent acquisition of Forté, a Dallas-based public relations agency that exclusively serves the senior living industry, is a move that will bring the marketing communications agency The Point Group into the senior living space at a time when it sees the potential for growth—and also suggests a growing trend of senior living marketing firepower getting […]