Will ACOs Help Assisted Living Overthrow the CCRC Model?

In the 1970s and 80s, when they first emerged in large numbers, the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) product was the most progressive vehicle for caring for older adults as they aged. Residents entered CCRCs able-bodied and independent knowing they could move through the CCRC’s various levels of care—assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing—as […]

Movers & Shakers – People and Positions for April 2012

Happy belated Earth Day…..This installment of Movers and Shakers may not be Platinum LEED certified but it’s as environmentally friendly as that low-emission VOC. Looking for new seeds to plant in your organization?  Try our senior housing jobs board where you can post a job for 60 days for $50. For those seeking greener pastures, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/11/2012)

Affirmed Housing Group Breaks Ground on 55+ Housing Community in California Affirmed Housing Group, headquartered in San Diego, Calif., recently broke ground on an affordable and sustainable residential development for seniors in El Cajon, Calif. Solterra will be a housing community for people aged 55 and above and will offer 49  homes, including 46 one-bedroom […]

March 2012 Roundup: Senior Housing & Care Acquisitions

In case you missed it, we’ve rounded up all the senior housing and care transactions covered by Senior Housing News in March. Senior Housing Sales & Acquisitions CNL Lifestyle Properties Acquires Three Illinois Senior Living Communities (3/5/2012) Brookdale Senior Living Buys Retirement Home from Ventas for $16 Million (3/12/2012) CNL Lifestyle Properties to Buy Four […]

How Aging in Place Could Change Senior Living Communities’ Business Models

The aging-in-place movement has been touted as an effective strategy to keep folks in their homes, either delaying or avoiding altogether the need to enter senior-oriented housing, and this trend could potentially have chain-reaction implications for senior living communities’ business models and marketing strategies. Greater numbers of people choosing to age in place could mean […]

Who Made ALFA’s 2012 Largest Senior Living Providers List?

Senior Living Executive, the Assisted Living Federation of America’s magazine, has just released its annual list of the nation’s Top 80 Largest Providers, topped this year by Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD). The list ranks for-profit senior living operators by total resident capacity as of the first of the year, as reported by each company. “REITs […]

Brookdale Senior Living Buys Retirement Home from Ventas for $16 Million

Brookdale Senior Living recently purchased Grand Court retirement home from Ventas Realty Limited Partnership for $15.95 million, reports the Business Review. The buyer is listed as BLC Fort Myers-GC LLC, with Chicago-based law firm Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP listed on the deed. Grand Court is a 183-unit independent living facility that features a […]

Senior Housing REITs, Operators, Looking into ACOs

There’s been some buzz recently around the accountable care organization (ACO) model found within President Obama’s healthcare reform bill, as the senior care industry looks into partnering up with other providers in the continuum of care to provide the best possible outcomes for patients. Even though much of the bill won’t go into effect until […]