Senior Living Operators Manage ‘Balancing Act’ of Rising Acuity, Falling Margins

Rising resident acuity is impacting senior living margins, and in response operators are getting creative to make bottom line improvements even as challenges remain. In recent years, especially with the pandemic, operators have said residents are arriving in senior living communities with more care needs than in the past. That phenomenon is shaping the future […]

How Senior Living CEOs Are Playing the Long Game in Strategic Planning

This article is part of your SHN+ subscription Top leaders of senior living organizations are busy preparing for the future – sometimes as far out as the next half-century. Senior Housing News has spoken with quite a few top leaders of senior living operators across the country in the past month – at the recent […]

How Shifts in Resident Acuity Are Forcing Providers to Walk ‘Fine Line’  

This article is part of your SHN+ subscription It’s a common refrain in senior living: Today’s independent living is yesterday’s assisted living; and today’s assisted living is yesterday’s skilled nursing.  Although that is obviously an oversimplification of the senior living care continuum, the current acuity level of residents is driving major strategic decisions at big […]

Movers and Shakers: LCS Names Executive Vice President, CFO; Kendal at Oberlin Finds CEO

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 […]

New Largest Providers List Shows Senior Living Industry’s Growth, Evolution

Brookdale Senior Living, Atria Senior Living and LCS have maintained their top three positions as the country’s largest senior living operators, according to Argentum’s 2023 Largest Providers Report. The report, released Sept. 14, ranks U.S. senior living operators on a variety of self-reported metrics, including total units and total employees. It also showcases some of […]

Wave of Operator Switches Points to Evolving Playbook for Senior Living in Smaller Markets

This article available as part of your SHN+ membership Operator transitions have been making headlines over the last few weeks, with many of the handovers involving properties serving middle-market consumers in secondary markets. The recently announced transitions include: The backstories behind these transitions vary, but many of the communities involved are serving a similar consumer […]

In the Pipeline: HRA, Confluent Senior Living Finish Ohio Project; Integral Senior Living Opens Texas Community

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: In Progress AgeWell Solvere Living Florida project starts Aden Senior Living, a community in Ormond Beach, Florida part of AgeWell Solvere Living, recently started construction. […]