Most-Read Senior Housing News Stories of 2020

With Covid-19 dominating the news for most of 2020, it’s no surprise that the most-read stories of the year were all related to the pandemic. In particular, readers were interested in how Covid-19 might change the way that communities are designed, with the top two stories both focused on this topic. And the hottest design […]

Problem Solvers: Handling Operator Transitions During Covid-19

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. For this edition, we spoke with senior living providers who took on the challenges of starting to […]

Movers & Shakers: The Springs Living Names COO; Former Lifespace CEO to Lead Lutheran Life Communities

Movers & Shakers is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Job Board. Browse and apply to management and executive senior living jobs and positions from leading professional firms serving the industry. Employers can post single jobs, purchase job packages or our premium subscription that includes unlimited job posts and editorial coverage for one […]

Covid-19 Opened the Telehealth Floodgates, But Barriers Remain in Senior Living

Over the past three months, senior living providers have embraced telehealth during shelter-in-place orders. At the same time, the way providers and residents use telehealth, along with the forces propelling it forward, continue to evolve. Changes in federal policy and new flexibilities from insurers — some of them from before the pandemic — have made […]

Transactions & Financings: Brookdale’s $160M Credit Facility; Westmont Living’s $58M Acquisition

The NIC Fall Conference is underway in Chicago and the deals are flowing like wine. Here are some recent transactions. Brookdale secures $160M credit facility Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) secured a $160.3 million credit facility for a five-community, 945-unit portfolio in Alabama, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas. Brookdale has owned and operated the portfolio for […]

Movers & Shakers: Watercrest, Heritage, Sweetbay

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Movers & Shakers: Brookdale Senior Living, Lifespace Communities, Sodexo

Movers & Shakers is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Job Board. Browse and apply to management and executive senior living jobs and positions from leading professional firms serving the industry. Employers can post single jobs, purchase job packages or our premium subscription that includes unlimited job posts and editorial coverage for one year. […]

Providers Find Rich Stream of Referrals in Community Groups

Primary care physicians, cardiologists and the Lions Clubs International—no, this isn’t a game of “odd man out,” but rather a diversified mix of referral sources senior living operators should consider in their marketing, sales and outreach efforts. Reaching out to community and volunteer-based organizations, like the Lions Clubs, is a fruitful way for senior living operators […]

Movers & Shakers: NHI, Argentum

Bailey Named CEO of Blue Willow Systems Menlo Park, California-based Blue Willow Systems, developers of a software as a service (SaaS) platform designed to detect falls and provide analytics to senior living facilities, has named Bob Bailey as its new CEO. Bailey has served as the company’s chairman of its board of directors. Prior to […]

How Providers Can Combat Negative Consumer Perceptions

This coverage of the 2016 National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Spring Investment Forum is brought to you by Mainstreet. As the nation’s largest developer of transitional care properties, Mainstreet specializes in real estate development, value investments and health care. With Mainstreet’s support, SHN is bringing live event coverage of the NIC conference, […]