Caremerge-LCS Partnership Brings Community Social Network to Senior Living

Mobile care coordination platform Caremerge is partnering with top-10 senior living Life Care Services to roll out a new social network with built in health and wellness capabilities across its communities.  The new solution, coined Community Social, provides independent living and assisted living with the ability to launch an online social network, while enabling providers […]

5 Must-Haves for Repositioning a Senior Living Community

As senior living developers are discovering that constructing a new community no longer holds true to the “if you build it, they will come” mentality, they’re finding there are five must-have criteria to maximizing occupancy at their communities. Amenities are key not only for attracting new residents, but for retaining current ones and are essential […]

Senior Living No Longer If You Build it, They Will Come

As many existing senior living properties age relative to newer counterparts, operators are realizing there’s more to attracting new residents than maintaining the status quo. Many are turning to repositioning, reprioritizing and introducing new amenities to replace the old, tried and true, say several repositioning experts with the LCS family of companies during a webinar […]

Top News of the Week: Kisco’s $160M Pipeline, Rebranding for Boomers

In case you missed it… here are the top five headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attention this week. Kisco Senior Living Targets Mixed-Use Communities for $160M Pipeline—Recent development by Kisco may be some indication, but the owner-operator-developer has about $160 million worth of development still on the way. Much of the development will target mixed-use, master-planned […]

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Mainstreet, LCS, BMA Management

BMA Management Tapped to Operate 2 New Ill. Communities BMA Management has been picked to operate two senior living communities currently being developed in Illinois. Both will serve low-income seniors through the state’s Supportive Living Facility program. Goldblatts Senior Living Community is being developed in the historic Goldblatts Department Store building in Chicago’s Back of […]

New CCRC Residents Don’t Regret the Move, New Research Shows

People who decide to move into a continuing care retirement community typically don’t regret their decision and report higher satisfaction levels down the road compared to counterparts who opted not to move into a CCRC, new research finds. Two studies jointly funded by LCS and Brookdale Senior Living researched why some people choose not to […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (2/27/14)

Construction: Planned Developers Plan $40 Million Lake Geneva Senior Housing Whitestone Realty Capital plans to build a $40 million, 126-unit senior housing community near a Lake Geneva resort, reports Milwaukee Business Journal. The development will offer 100 independent living units, 40 assisted and 20 memory care, according to an official from Whitestone cited in the […]

Top U.S. Senior Housing Operators of 2013

Size matters for the top U.S. senior housing operators of 2013 as both Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) and Emeritus Senior Living (NYSE: ESC) took the #1 and #2 spots in the latest American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) Top 50 list. The ASHA 50, released by the National Real Estate Investor, ranks the largest […]