More Standardized, Robust Care Practices Still Lagging in Assisted Living

Covid-19 proved, above all, that senior housing is a health care product. As the industry moves toward a post-pandemic environment, however, many assisted living providers still grapple with balancing health care with hospitality. Striking the right balance is imperative as more seniors enter the space with multiple chronic conditions. Assisted living providers with standardized approaches […]

Senior Living On Notice As Capital Pours Into Home Care

Senior living executives routinely tell me that the sector’s biggest competitive threat is at-home care, which enables older adults to avoid moves into communal settings. If that’s true, senior living leaders should be quaking. While they strive to regain their financial and operational footing, capital is pouring into the at-home care space. In just the […]

The Battle for Senior Housing Occupancy is About to Begin

During our recent virtual Sales Summit, Oakmont Senior Living COO Matt Stevenson said something that caught my attention: “When we look in most markets, we’re hovering around 10% to 11% penetration … to fully recover as an industry, we’ve got to get that to 15% levels.” His point was that, with the vaccine rollout enabling […]

Discovery Senior Living Launches New Multi-Brand Strategy with 16-Property Acquisition

The recent acquisition of 16 communities from Healthpeak (NYSE: PEAK) was the largest transaction in company history for Discovery Senior Living and marks the start of a strategic shift for the provider, to a structure of regional brands. The deal was publicly announced last week by Irvine, California-based Healthpeak, which is a real estate investment […]

What the $614M CareMax SPAC Deal Could Mean for Senior Living Providers

A transaction announced last Friday provides another sign of the increasing role of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in shaping how older adults receive care and services. SPACs — also known as “blank check companies” — raise capital in public offerings, with the purpose of acquiring companies with high growth potential. SPACs have been very […]

Problem Solvers: Keeping Senior Living Staff Engaged Despite Covid Fatigue

The Covid-19 pandemic has created myriad problems for senior living providers. But these problems are not insurmountable, and companies across the industry are devising creative solutions. In this series, we’re surveying industry leaders to highlight these actionable solutions. With Covid-19 surging in markets around the country, we kick off the series by asking: How do […]