Aging2.0 Connects Senior Living Providers, Tech Startups in New Launch

The market for health care technology abounds with a plethora of startups striving to develop the next big thing that improves quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner possible. As one global startup accelerator takes its network to the next level, such technologies may soon hit the market for senior living organizations in the […]

Heard at NIC: The Top 10 Buzzwords in Senior Housing

The biggest names in senior living converged at this year’s National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) conference in Chicago. While the panels’ topics varied as widely as the operators, developers, REITs and third-party vendors who attended, a few key subjects permeated many of the senior living sessions. SHN compiled the following list […]

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Sentio Healthcare, Aviv REIT, Validus

Sentio Healthcare Properties Acquires Community for $42.5 Million Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc., a health care-focused real estate investment trust (REIT), recently announced the $42.5 million purchase of St. Andrew’s Village, a Class A, 246-unit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Aurora, Colo. The St. Andrew’s Village campus includes 146 independent living units, 60 assisted living units […]

Multi-Billion Dollar Bidding War for Home Health Giant Escalates

What began as an $1.6 billion proposal to acquire home health competitor Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:GTIV) has escalated into an all out bidding war between Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) and an unnamed mystery bidder. Kindred has unsuccessfully been able to woo Gentiva into accepting any of its purchase proposals since its initial offer in […]

Reuters: CareOne Eyeing Sale of $2 Billion in Real Estate Assets

Senior living owner-operator CareOne is rumored to be looking into the sale potential of as much as $2 billion worth of real estate assets spanning dozens of senior housing and care communities, Reuters is reporting. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” Reuters confirmed the company has engaged Jeffries to “explore the possibility of its real […]

Senior Housing Buyers Seek Yield in Relationship-Fueled M&A

Top senior housing buyers are touting acquisition strategies fueled by relationships rather than relying on marketed properties that are often characterized by low cap rates and fierce competition.  While the strategy was initially born out of many healthcare real estate investment trusts’ desire to “lock up” the best senior housing operators and become their capital […]

Obamacare Positions REITs for More Senior Housing Investment

The Affordable Care Act is sure to impact the senior housing space, and the Big Three healthcare REITs expect their capital will be a crucial component for operators to stay in the game. “The winners from the operating standpoint will be able to create new operating models or paradigms to lower the cost of care,” […]

Genesis Settles with HHS After Civil Rights Investigation

A resident’s quality of care compelled Genesis HealthCare to enter a settlement agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) earlier this week. The settlement follows a complaint that Genesis failed to provide a qualified interpreter to an deaf resident at its skilled nursing facility (SNF) in Randallstown, Maryland. […]