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 […]

Ventas ‘Delighted’ by Senior Housing Trends, Anticipates ‘Pivot to Growth’

Ventas (NYSE: VTR) hit the ground running in the first quarter 2019 as it entered what CEO Debra Cafaro called a “pivot to growth,” which she anticipates will be fueled by increasingly favorable senior housing supply-demand dynamics. However, in the meantime, Ventas’ senior housing operating portfolio (SHOP) performance continues to be affected by elevated supply […]

Senior Living Must Scrap Old Playbooks as Change Sweeps Industry

Senior living is in a period of tremendous change and upheaval. Providers must accept this and get creative if they are to survive and thrive, five senior living executives said this week at the Argentum conference in San Antonio.   “I think the common theme is change — change in how we operate, change in […]

Many Women Rise in Senior Living But Too Few Reach C-Suite

More women hold senior management positions in senior living than in other U.S. industries, but that does not hold true all the way to the top executive roles. Specifically, about 70% of senior management positions in senior living are held by women, compared to an average rate of about 56% of these positions being held […]

Senior Living Providers Target Better Blend of Hospitality, Health Care

In recent years, senior living providers have debated whether a health care model or a hospitality focus makes more sense for the future — but this debate is shifting. Providers must inevitably offer more health care, yet they must do so without compromising the fundamental value propositions of the industry, which is rooted in a […]

Eclipse CEO: Senior Living Options Lack Appeal for Majority of Consumers

In founding Eclipse Senior Living in 2017, CEO Kai Hsiao wanted to leverage his experience in both senior living and hospitality to build an innovative operating platform. Innovations are needed, he believes, to reach the “unspoken 88%” of older adults who find current senior living options unappealing. Now, with a portfolio of about 100 communities […]

Senior Living Executive Forecast: 2019 Business Trends, Challenges, Opportunities

In 2019, senior living providers need get over a “me first” mentality and get collaborative. Occupancy will remain stagnant and workforce challenges will grow more complicated, but changes in the U.S. economy and health care system could alleviate some pressures and create business opportunities. However, to take advantage of opportunities, providers might need to “detonate” […]