Nearly Three-Quarters of Senior Housing Workers Face Medium, High Levels of ‘Toxic Stress’

Nearly three-quarters of frontline workers in senior housing and care communities face intermediate to high levels of toxic stress between prior traumas and the current working environment. That’s according to a new survey conducted by digital labor marketplace Kare in collaboration with the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA). The analysis was based on […]

Transactions & Financings: Kare, NAHCA Team Up for Training Program; MidCap Closes on Mortgage for Future Watermark Community

Financings VIUM Capital Closes $200M in Senior Housing, Healthcare Vium capital announed it closed approximately $200 million worth of deals in seniors housing and healthcare in the month of August. The $200 million figure comes from six financings that included 28 separate projects in nine different states. For example, Vium closed on a $7.7 million […]

Movers & Shakers: Lifespark Adds Chief Population Officer; Cypress Living Promotes Financial Services VP

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With Eye on Growth, Kare Names PointClickCare Leader as Chief Strategy Officer

Senior living industry veteran Cheryl Crooks is making the jump from PointClickCare to join senior living staffing startup Kare as chief strategy officer.  Crooks is joining the company after eight years at PointClickCare, where she last worked as a regional vice president leading the company’s senior care market development team. She has spent the last […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2022

As 2022 begins, headlines are unfortunately reminiscent of 2020, featuring news of Covid-19 case counts, global disruptions to business and transportation, and even whole cities going into lock down. But for the U.S. senior living industry, history will not repeat itself in 2022. That’s thanks largely to the number of residents vaccinated against Covid-19 and […]

Promising Signs on Labor, But Senior Living’s Shortcomings on Workforce Have Been Exposed

The ongoing workforce crisis has been among the hottest topics at this week’s National Investment for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) conference, and attention will be fixed on labor-related numbers when the largest publicly traded senior living owners and operators announce their Q3 2021 earnings later this week. While these earnings calls will provide some […]

Fall 2021 Senior Housing Outlook: Operating Perils Loom But Providers See Stability, Growth Ahead

Heading into the final three months of 2021, senior living providers, investors and developers face multiple perils. Occupancy gains have slowed in recent weeks while a labor crisis is worsening, and supply chain disruption continues to drive up construction costs. However, compared to where the industry was a year ago, the view in 2021 appears […]

Transactions & Financings: Ventas Prices $500M Senior Notes Offering; HJ Sims’ $44M Refinancing for Aldersgate

Ventas (NYSE: VTR) is raising more money to shore up its financial position in the wake of its acquisition of New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR). The Chicago-based real estate investment trust (REIT) announced a public offering of $500 million in senior notes at 2.5% interest, due in 2031. The notes are being issued by […]