Holiday CEO: After Years of Workforce Improvement, We Now Aim To Elevate Resident Experience

After years of focusing on workforce initiatives and restructuring relationships with capital partners — and while still battling through the Covid-19 pandemic — Holiday Retirement’s leaders now have their sights firmly set on improving the resident experience. “For an industry that talks a lot about our employees and residents, we don’t make a lot of […]

NHI Defers $3.75M in Q1 2020 Rent from Bickford; SLC Posts Occupancy Gains

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is deferring more rent from Bickford Senior Living. Among NHI’s other largest operators, Holiday Retirement continued to see occupancy decline between January and February, but Senior Living Communities gained census for the second straight month, the Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) announced Monday. NHI agreed to defer $3 […]

Atria to Manage 21 Communities for New Senior, Debuts Atria Retirement Brand in US

Atria Senior Living is taking over management of 21 independent living communities owned by real estate investment trust (REIT) New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR). The portfolio marks the U.S. debut of the Atria Retirement brand, which up to this point has operated in Canada as Atria Retirement Canada. The portfolio previously was managed by […]

NHI CEO Hopeful Occupancy Losses Near Bottom After Headwinds Continued in Q4

The fourth quarter of 2020 brought more disruptions for National Health Investors’ (NYSE: NHI) senior housing tenants, but the company’s leaders are cautiously optimistic that better months are ahead. Recent positive trends in sales leads and vaccination rates, coupled with the prospect of more federal support for senior living providers this year, have given the […]

Shut Out of Federal Covid-19 Vaccine Program, Holiday Retirement Builds Its Own Network

In late December, many senior living providers began holding or scheduling their first vaccine clinics. But for most of Holiday Retirement’s senior living communities, that wasn’t the case. With 252 independent living communities and seven assisted living communities across the U.S., the Winter Park, Florida-based operator is among the largest in the country, and No. […]

Brightview, Summit Vista Rank No. 1 Among 2020’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services

Brightview Senior Living and Summit Vista are the top workplaces in senior living for employee satisfaction, according to this year’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services list. Baltimore-based Brightview, which operates a portfolio of 42 communities, took the No. 1 spot among large providers for the second year in a row; while Summit Vista, a life […]