Cappella Adds 12 Senior Living Communities, Starts ‘New Chapter’

Cappella Living Solutions, the management and consulting division of Denver-based Christian Living Communities (CLC), has added a dozen new senior living properties to its portfolio. Last month, Cappella assumed management of seven Villagio Senior Living communities in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado. In the same month, the organization began managing four communities owned by health care […]

Atria CEO Moore Anticipates 5-Brand Portfolio Within a Year

As the partnership between Atria Senior Living and real estate developer Related Cos. continues to take shape, Atria CEO John Moore remains committed to the multi-brand portfolio approach — and he says an expansion is on the way this year. Currently, Atria operates communities under three brands, and Moore believes the company will reach five […]

With Trio of Operators, Confluent Continues Senior Living Development Push

Confluent Senior Living has emerged in the past year as an active developer with a national senior housing portfolio and partnerships with three well-established operators. The Denver-based firm has 13 completed communities, with another six in varying stages of construction, Managing Director John Reinsma told Senior Housing News. In the past 12 months, Confluent nearly […]

Juniper, Marquis Execs: Launching a Medicare Advantage Plan is Daunting, Rewarding

Launching a Medicare Advantage (MA) insurance plan is a huge undertaking for a senior living provider. However, the work and risks involved could be worthwhile, considering recent changes to the MA program and trends shaping the senior living industry — and some organizations are taking the leap, starting their own plans and creating a template […]

How Senior Living Providers Can Profit as Medicare Advantage Gains Momentum

There is likely significant financial upside for senior living providers who embrace care coordination and Medicare Advantage (MA) — and a potential big risk for those that don’t. That was the central argument posed in a panel discussion at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) spring conference in San Diego. Under […]

New Senior Living Consortium to Launch Medicare Advantage Network

In a bold move that could give senior housing operators a template for increasing their revenue and power within the care continuum, four companies are teaming up for a big bet on Medicare Advantage. Operators Christian Living Communities (of Englewood, Colorado), Juniper Communities (Bloomfield, New Jersey) and Ohio Living (Columbus, Ohio), and managed services partner […]

Get Workers’ First and Last Days Right to Cut Senior Living Turnover

Senior living providers spend a lot of time and resources thinking about their residents’ first and last days, and for good reason. But those companies are remiss if they don’t also focus on their employees’ first and last days. That’s because those two days — the day when a new hire comes aboard, and the […]

Nonprofit to Double Size of Management Company by 2020

If all goes according to plan, Christian Living Communities (CLC) may soon have a much wider reach. The Greenwood Village, Colorado-based nonprofit senior housing owner-operator recently tripled the size of its home care division, and it plans to double the number of senior housing communities under its management by 2020. Still, President and CEO Terry […]