1,400 Amazon Echo Show Devices Set For Delivery to NC Assisted Living Centers

More than 1,400 Amazon Echo Show devices will be distributed to assisted living communities across North Carolina by the end of this month, at no cost to providers. That’s thanks to efforts made by the North Carolina Assisted Living Association (NCALA) and senior living-focused technology platform K4Connect. The association and K4Connect have worked together for […]

‘Amazon Effect’ on Senior Living Grows With Care Hub Launch, Alexa for Hospitality Tools

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is continuing its push into the older adult market with the launch of an Alexa app called Care Hub, as well new tools recently made available via Alexa for Hospitality. These developments are notable for senior living providers because they offer some new capabilities for Echo devices deployed in communities, and show […]

Transactions & Financings: Ensign Group Acquires Arizona Campus; Acts Sells Maryland Assisted Living Facility

Love Funding closes $16M in HUD financing Love Funding partnered with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on two senior housing financing packages totaling $16.04 million. The firm’s parent company, Midland States Bank, was able to complete short-term bridge loans to secure funding. Highlights: A $3.14 million acquisition of Egida Hogar San Antonio, […]

Transactions & Financings: ‘Big 3’ REITs in Fed’s Bond Buying Program; Ziegler’s $278M Deal Volume

Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program includes Welltower, Ventas, Healthpeak Welltower (NYSE: WELL), Ventas (NYSE: VTR) and Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK) are among the real estate investment trusts receiving funding as part of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF), The Real Deal reported. The program, established as part of the […]

Covid-19 Bulletin: A Framework for Reopening Senior Living Communities; Some Nonprofits Face $3M to $5M Revenue Gaps

Senior Housing News recognizes the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic, so we will be updating this bulletin to keep you apprised of the latest developments, focusing on news and information that we identify as especially pertinent to senior living. The team at SHN knows how important your work is right now; we thank you and […]

Marketing in the Face of Covid-19: Senior Living Teams Get Creative

The Covid-19 pandemic is disrupting the senior care industry in unimagined ways, and likely will for the foreseeable future. In spite of lockdowns and precautionary measures taken by operators and owners across the country, however, senior living communities remain open for business — and sales and marketing teams are remaining busy but working in drastically […]

Navion Partners with Blackstone Affiliate to Manage 10 Senior Living Properties

A North Carolina-based senior housing owner and operator has more than tripled the size of its management portfolio, and is setting the stage for a gradual pipeline of new communities over the next decade. Raleigh-based Navion Senior Solutions assumed operations of 10 communities in Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia through a partnership with Longview […]

Vincentian Invests in Smart Tech to Serve Middle Market, Meet Resident Expectations

When leaders with non-profit Vincentian Collaborative System began conceiving a new 91-unit independent living community, they did the math on smart tech and realized that sooner is better. The community Terrace Place, which opened April 1 in the Pittsburgh suburb of North Hills, is a $19-million project, with a smart technology offering that cost between […]

Inside Kisco’s Rollout of Alexa-Enabled Smart Home Technology

Kisco Senior Living is bringing voice-enabled smart home technology to its communities, in a bid to gain operational and financial efficiencies while enhancing resident and family satisfaction. Carlsbad, California-based Kisco joins a few other senior living providers that are implementing smart home technology and introducing Amazon Echo devices into units — and the trend is […]

Movers & Shakers: Cadence Names Culinary Leader; Atlas’ New Compliance Director

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