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 […]

How Senior Living Providers Can Combat ‘Evaporating’ Sense of Purpose Among Workers

Senior living workforce challenges mounted over the course of the summer, with employee engagement falling and turnover increasing.  That’s according to data gathered by Activated Insights from about 250,500 senior living and care employees. Activated Insights is the senior care division of Great Place to Work, the organization that puts together the annual Great Places […]

Sabra, TPG Sell 8-Property Enlivant Portfolio in Pacific Northwest

A joint venture of Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) and private equity firm TPG completed a sale of eight senior housing communities totaling 321 units in Oregon and Washington state to an Arizona-based private investor making its first senior housing acquisition. These communities were operated by Enlivant and were underperforming, Sabra CEO Rick Matros […]

Sabra CEO: No Clear Pattern In How Covid-19 Spreads Through Senior Living Communities

Senior housing has so far managed to weather Covid-19 better than some feared, according to Rick Matros, CEO of Irvine, California-based Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA). However, he emphasizes that more testing is needed to keep the senior housing communities safe and secure — particularly because Covid-19 has spread through Sabra’s buildings in odd […]

Enlivant Community Among First To Go Through Full-Scale Covid-19 Evacuation

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced a Nebraska assisted living facility operated by Enlivant to evacuate its residents to other homes and undergo a full-scale disinfection process. A similar situation played out in New Jersey, raising the prospect that temporary facility closures will be among the Covid-19 effects that senior living providers must cope with. The […]

Sabra Holds On New Enlivant JV, Announces $150M Senior Housing Deal

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) is turning its attention to returning to growth in 2020 and beyond, having spent 2019 revamping its portfolio and implementing a dynamic pricing strategy for its Enlivant senior housing communities. For the time being, The Irvine, California-based REIT is taking a wait-and-see approach before making any further moves with […]

Dynamic Pricing Drives Best-Ever Margin for Sabra’s Enlivant Portfolio

Thanks in large part to dynamic pricing that took effect over the summer, Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) just posted best-ever quarterly revenue and margin numbers for its joint venture portfolio of Enlivant senior housing communities. Irvine, California-based Sabra in 2017 acquired a 49% stake in the Enlivant portfolio jointly owned with private equity […]