Brookdale Eyes Health System Opportunities as Assisted Living Turns a Corner

With a two-year of restructuring its portfolio and operations almost complete, Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) believes it now has the foundation in place to generate consistent and sustained growth. In fact, the company’s 2020 guidance anticipates adjusted EBITDA to grow on a year-over-year basis for the first time since the Emeritus merger in 2015. […]

Transactions & Financings: $277M Brookdale-Healthpeak CCRC Deal Complete; Genacross Lutheran-Benedictine Affiliation

Genacross Lutheran Services, Benedictine affiliation planned Toledo, Ohio-based Genacross Lutheran Services signed a letter of intent to join Benedictine Health System, a Duluth, Minnesota-based senior care provider. The 160-year-old Genacross provides post-acute care, senior housing, and family and youth services across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Benedictine provides services across a continuum of care including […]

Brookdale Acquires 8 Properties from NHI for $39 Million

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) dealmaking tendencies in late 2019 have carried over into 2020. The Brentwood, Tennessee-based senior housing owner and operator exercised its option to acquire eight assisted living communities in three states from National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) for $39.26 million. The acquisition is the latest in a steady stream of deals […]

Movers & Shakers: Healthpeak Hires Senior VP of Risk Management; Buckner Names Hospitality Director

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Senior Living Executive Forecast 2020: Workforce Crisis Just In First Inning

Though the year is new, the top issues worrying the industry’s leaders are not — particularly the workforce crisis. Staffing is still top-of-mind for executives at companies such as Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) and Senior Star. Labor expenses are climbing for many senior living companies across the U.S., and […]

Federal Lawsuit Claims CVS Health/Omnicare Improperly Refilled Meds Across 3,000-Plus Senior Living Communities

Long-term care pharmacy giant Omnicare and its parent company CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) are defendants in a federal lawsuit alleging that hundreds of thousands of drugs were improperly dispensed to senior housing residents over a period of years. The complaint, filed Tuesday by the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office, and an accompanying press release name-check several […]

Brookdale Offers Glimpse of $330 Million in Renovations, Expansions

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) is offering a new glimpse of its recent renovations, redesigns and expansions — including an effort to meet the growing demand for memory care services. The Brentwood, Tennessee-based company has completed more than 650 such projects since January, 2018, representing an investment of about $330 million in almost 300 U.S. […]

Brookdale Taps Best Buy Board Member for New Senior Living President Role

The nation’s largest senior housing provider has hired a former 3M executive and current Best Buy board member to fill a newly created senior living leadership role. Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) announced Tuesday it had hired Cindy R. Kent as its new executive vice president and president of senior living. Kent is set to […]

Atlas Senior Living to Manage 7 Former Brookdale Communities

The year is almost over, but Atlas Senior Living isn’t done with its 2019 growth just yet. The Birmingham, Alabama-based senior living provider announced Monday that it’s set to take over operations for seven former Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) communities totaling 425 units in Florida and Georgia. Atlas on Dec. 1 closed on the […]