Memory Care Operators See ‘Great Opportunity’ for GUIDE Model After Launch

Memory care operators are gearing up for deeper participation in the new Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) program from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which officially launched this week. More than 400 healthcare organizations are participating in dementia care programs, from senior living operators to health systems and beyond. Organizations including […]

In the Pipeline: HumanGood Expanding In Philadelphia; American House Grows in Florida 

In the Pipeline is part of your SHN+ subscription In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Construction: Planned HumanGood receives $3.3M grant for Philly affordable community HumanGood recently announced a $3.3 million grant […]

‘Trends Have Changed’: Senior Living Operators Reposition Communities for the Boomer Generation 

The high cost of new development and lack of financing for big projects has pushed some operators to renovate and reposition older communities. In 2024, senior living operators and their partners are focusing on adding as much value as possible through renovations and repositioning. But as operators serving the baby boomers can attest, the incoming […]

In the Pipeline: Erickson Opens New Va. Location; Merrill Gardens Adds Multiple Communities

In the Pipeline is part of your SHN+ subscription In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Construction: Completed HumanGood completes $35M redevelopment of California community The Gardens in Glendale, California, a HumanGood community, […]

Transactions and Financings: HumanGood, Pleasant Spring Communities Affiliate, United Properties Acquires Champlin property

Affiliations HumanGood, Pleasant Spring Communities affiliate Nonprofits HumanGood and Pleasant Spring Communities announced the affiliation of their organizations on Feb. 1. According to a press release, Pleasant Spring Communities oversees Springhouse and Mount Pleasant Home, and the affiliation will allow the communities to “enhance their operational efficiencies, streamline processes and introduce innovative programs” by having […]

HumanGood, Edgemere, Willow Valley Top New List of ‘Best CCRCs’ 

A HumanGood community, a community that recently changed hands and a community with hospitality “DNA” have taken the top three spots in a new list ranking the top 250 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in the U.S. The “America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities” list, publicized Wednesday, is yet another effort from a national organization […]

Transactions & Financings: Ziegler Prices $59M Ohio Living Bonds; HumanGood, Pleasant Spring Communities Affiliate

Transactions Grandbridge Real Estate Capital facilitates sale of communities Grandbridge Real Estate Capital’s senior housing investment sales team announced the sale of three senior housing communities in Florida on behalf of a national real estate investment trust (REIT). The communities were sold in June and August in separate transactions. Two of the properties were sold […]

How Senior Housing Operators Are Using Game-Changing Telehealth and AI Technology

Telemedicine and artificial intelligence (AI) are helping to take the senior living industry to its next evolution by improving operations and care, while helping solve chronic staffing issues. From cutting down on operating expenses and the time it takes to craft an annual budget, AI has helped improve back-office functions for operators, while simultaneously improving […]

Welltower CEO: We’ll Raise Senior Living Operational Standards or ‘Die Trying’ — But Inaction Was No Longer an Option

When I recently asked Welltower (NYSE: WELL) CEO Shankh Mitra why the company pursued IRS approval to self-manage independent living assets, he replied with a question of his own. “Do you not know the state of our industry?” he asked. The sector continues to fall woefully short in attracting customers, has failed to create a […]