Good Sam, Ebenezer Parent Organizations Call Off Merger

The combination of Fairview Health Services and Sanford Health will not go forward as planned. Sanford Health announced on July 27 that it was discontinuing its merger process with Fairview Health Services. The merger, announced late last year, would have potentially led to the combination of Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and Ebenezer, two of […]

Transactions & Financings: $175M Recap for 6-Community Portfolio; Two Life Plan Communities Explore Affiliation

Transactions United Properties Rebrands, Moves Two Communities United Properties announed that two of its communities currently managed by Watercrest will shift to Ebenezer Management Services and that they will be rebranded as part of the change. The communities are located in Naples, Florida and Sarasota, Florida and will still be owned by United Properties. They […]

Presbyterian Homes Acquires 3 Senior Living Communities for $100M from Oppidan

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) has acquired three senior living communities in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area from development firm Oppidan for about $100 million. The communities changing hands — The Pillars of Shorewood Landing, The Pillars of Highland Park, and The Pillars of White Bear Lake — range from 110 to 160 units. Ebenezer […]

In the Pipeline: New Intergenerational Community in Minnesota; Frontier Management Continues National Expansion

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Submissions are currently open. Construction: Planned Solar Panels Coming to Maryland Community Carroll Lutheran Village, a Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland CCRC in Westminster, Maryland, is […]

Independent Living Consumer Sentiment Solid, Pandemic Exposes Pain Points To Address For Future Success

A decisive majority of independent living residents are glad to be in a senior living community during Covid-19, although they see room for improvement in some key operational areas. Meanwhile, staff are generally glad to be working in independent living during this time and believe that their communities have responded well to the pandemic. And […]

In the Pipeline: Project in Texas Includes Infection Control Design; New Active Community Near Chicago

Construction: Planned National Church Residences Plans Community in Ohio Senior living nonprofit National Church Residences has plans to open a rental senior living community in Columbus, Ohio. The planned mid-rise community will have 62 one-and two-bedroom units. Planned amenities include a fitness center, a wellness suite and a community room with kitchen and social space. […]

Covid-19 Tests Senior Living Providers’ Creativity In Resident Engagement

Many senior living activities programs ground to a halt when the Covid-19 pandemic forced residents to self-isolate in their rooms starting in March. But in the time since, providers across the country have come up with a range of ways to keep residents entertained and engaged — an effort that becomes increasingly important as the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/11/18)

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Vi Living Adding ‘Bigger Apartments’ at Florida Community Roomier senior housing is in the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/20/17)

(Rendering of a planned cottage at Presby’s Inspired Life in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania — photo courtesy of Presby’s Inspired Life) Construction: Planned Groundbreaking Imminent for Dallas Senior Towers Workers are due to break ground soon on a new senior living community in Dallas, Dallas News reported. The new $136 million Ventana community will spread across two residential towers […]

Retail Developer Oppidan Pursues $400 Million Senior Housing Pipeline

This coverage of the 2017 National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Spring Investment Forum is brought to you by Mainstreet. As the nation’s largest developer of transitional care properties, Mainstreet specializes in real estate development, value investments and health care. With Mainstreet’s support, SHN is bringing event coverage of the NIC conference, which […]