Sunrise, Holiday Earn Top Honors from J.D. Power

Sunrise Senior Living, Holiday Retirement and Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) have the most satisfied residents among the country’s largest senior living providers, according to a new report from market research firm J.D. Power. The “J.D. Power 2018 Senior Living Satisfaction Study” was conducted between October and December of 2017 and based on responses from 2,539 residents or loved ones […]

Tech-Savvy Providers Eye Geotracking, Manage Bandwidth Battles

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

D.C. Summit — Full Lineup Announced, Tickets Going Fast

Now announcing the full lineup of speakers for the Washington D.C. Senior Housing News Summit. The April 6th event will feature a lineup of heavy-hitters from some of the top names in the industry. Join SHN in D.C. for business insight and access to leading executives in the senior housing industry. Purchase your ticket now […]

UPDATED: Senior Star Co-Founders Blast Five Star Directors, Call for Shakeup

The ongoing fight between activist shareholders and the managing director of Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) has reached yet another level of intensity. Shareholders William Thomas and Robert Thomas, co-founders of Oklahoma-based senior housing owner and operator Senior Star, have penned a lengthy public letter to other Five Star shareholders in which they blast […]

Wave of New Supply Hits Senior Living Hard

Long-standing fears of oversupply are coming to a head for some of the nation’s largest senior living providers, raising questions about which markets and types of properties are most affected. Those impacted by new competitors are facing occupancy and pricing pressures, with some senior living providers discounting their rates in an effort to keep occupancy […]

Five Star Struggles with Occupancy, Targets Executive Director Retention

Senior living occupancy dips are taking a toll on some owners and operators, including Massachusetts-based Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE). Five Star is one of the largest providers in the country, operating 276 senior living communities, including 214 that it owned or leased and 62 that it managed as of June 30, 2016. For the […]

Editor’s Picks: Brookdale’s Big Sale

This week, Senior Housing News readers were among the first to know that Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) sold a 44-property seniors housing portfolio for about $253 million. Readers also learned about an owner of multiple home health and senior living facilities who committed $1 billion in fraud, Atria Senior Living’s new Atria Hospitality venture, […]

Senior Star Blasts Five Star’s Cozy REIT Relationship

Senior Star is once again calling out the actions of Five Star Quality Care (Nasdaq: FVE), this time criticizing multiple elements of its close relationship with real estate investment trust (REIT) Senior Housing Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SNH). Five Star Quality Care was once a 100% owned subsidiary of Senior Housing Properties Trust, which remains the senior […]

SNH Acquires 7-Property Five Star Assisted Living Portfolio

Real estate investment trust Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) has executed a $112.4 million sale-leaseback with Five Star Quality Care (NYSE: FVE) for a portfolio of seven assisted living communities, the two companies announced Wednesday. SNH also has amended its agreements over management fees for communities in the REIT’s portfolio that are managed by […]