Kindred Healthcare Sold in $4.1 Billion Deal

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to be acquired by a consortium of three companies—Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM); TPG Capital; and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS)—for about $4.1 billion in cash. The deal is anticipated to close during the summer of 2018, pending certain closing conditions and agreements among stakeholders. Ventas […]

Kindred Rumored to Be in Advanced Sale Talks

The nation’s largest home health care provider, Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND), is in advanced talks to be purchased by insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and two private equity firms, including global private investment firm TPG, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Under terms of the rumored deal, private equity firms TPG and Welsh, Carson, Anderson […]

Senior Care Providers and Patients Excel When Therapy Is a Game

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Ventas Taps New Operator Led by Hsiao for 70-Property Elmcroft Deal

Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) is working out a deal to transition its portfolio of about 70 Elmcroft Senior Living properties into the hands of a new management company started by Kai Hsiao, former CEO of independent living giant Holiday Retirement. Ventas, one of the “big three” real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the senior housing […]

Senior Care CEOs Unite to Push Louisville as Aging Hub

On the heels of opening the doors to the senior care industry’s first-ever technology innovation hub, in Louisville, Kentucky, there’s another push to put the city at the forefront of the aging services industry. Some of the health care leaders involved with the Thrive Center for innovation are banding together with other CEOs in the city. […]

First of its Kind Senior Living Innovation Center Opens

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Ventas Receives $488 Million From Sale of 22 SNFs

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) on Thursday announced it had completed the initial phase of its sale of 36 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that are presently operated by Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND). Specifically, Louisville, Kentucky-based Kindred recently completed the sale of 54 SNFs—22 of which were owned by Ventas. The REIT received $488 million from Kindred upon […]

How Capital Senior Living is Helping After Hurricane Harvey

One of the nation’s biggest senior living providers is pitching in to aid Houston seniors displaced by the devastating flooding that Hurricane Harvey left in its wake. Dallas-based Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU), which owns and operates 129 senior living communities around the U.S., including 32 in Texas, has announced that it has room for […]

Must-Read News: Senior Care Innovation Center Announces Grand Opening

Happy Monday, Senior Housing News readers! Hopefully your weekend was a great one. The Thrive Innovation Center, a “thematic experience center” where consumers can try out innovative technology for aging seniors, is set to officially open in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 19.  The Thrive Center was created through a public-private partnership between the Commonwealth of Kentucky […]