In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/23/15)

Construction: Planned Legend Senior Living Proposes $80 Million Project for Golf Club Redevelopment Wichita, Kan.-based Legend Senior Living recently submitted a proposal to build an $80 million community as part of a 136-acre redevelopment of the Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club in Prairie Village, Kan., reports Kansas City Business Journal. Legend, which owns and operates […]

BMA Management Changes Name With Eye Toward Growth

BMA Management Ltd., which ranks among the top-30 largest senior living providers nationwide, has announced plans to change its name to Gardant Management Solutions this spring.  “The name change is a better reflection of the future direction of our company and mirrors the optimistic, forward-looking focus on the service-enriched housing industry and the growth potential […]

Fall Prevention Program Yields 54% Reduction in Assisted Living

Not only are falls among the elderly costly, they’re often unpredictable with disastrous consequences for both the afflicted senior and the community that cares for them. However, one Chicago home health care company is bringing a proven program all the way from New Zealand to help assisted living facilities reduce falls by more than 50%. […]

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Mainstreet, LCS, BMA Management

BMA Management Tapped to Operate 2 New Ill. Communities BMA Management has been picked to operate two senior living communities currently being developed in Illinois. Both will serve low-income seniors through the state’s Supportive Living Facility program. Goldblatts Senior Living Community is being developed in the historic Goldblatts Department Store building in Chicago’s Back of […]

Senior Living’s Appetite for Tech Grows in 2013

The past year has seen an increasing willingness among senior living providers to embrace various forms of technology to drive operational efficiencies and enhance the lives of residents. Electronic Health Records Whether providers have adopted electronic health records (EHRs) in efforts to share accountability and streamline information sharing in an evolving healthcare landscape, or have […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/10/13)

Construction: Planned Foreign Investment Program Propels Assisted Living Project With the help of a program that recruits foreign investors, Ridgeline Management Group is looking to break ground on a senior living community in Oregon as early as mid-summer, reports the Albany Democrat Herald. The 92-bed assisted living community will be a three-story 72,000-square-foot building on […]

Assisted Living Operator Targets Senior Diets in USDA Pilot Program

An assisted living operator is putting the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the test by implementing its senior dietary and wellness program in three of the communities it manages.  Bradley, Ill.-based BMA Management has teamed up with Eastern Illinois University (EIU) for a broader implementation of the USDA’s Eat Smart, Live Strong program, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/31/2012)

Construction: Planned SRP Medical, Frontier Management to Build McKinney, Tex. Community SRP Medical and Frontier Management are planning an 80,000-square-foot McKinney, Tex. senior living community. The new development will offer 75 assisted living and 32 memory care units in studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Amenities will include a theater room, dining and activity areas, and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/5/2012)

Construction: In the Process Bravo Properties Breaks Ground on Two Ill. Affordable Assisted Living Communities Oak Brook, Ill.-based Bravo Properties has broken ground on two affordable assisted living communities in the Chicago area: Deer Path Supportive Living of Huntley, Ill. and St. Anthony Supportive Living in Lansing, Ill. Deer Path will be the first northwest […]