Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: NHI, CareTrust REIT

The Ensign Group Makes Moves Nationwide In separate announcements, The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) — the parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies — acquired 10 skilled nursing and assisted living operations in Arizona, the operations and real estate of a skilled […]

New Developer Bringing High Tech Concierge Communities to Southeast

An established senior living developer known for its high-end, technologically sophisticated communities is aiming to take its portfolio to the next level by creating a whole new company focused exclusively on these types of properties. Houston-based PinPoint Commercial, LP does industrial, medical, retail and land development, and also currently has a roughly $160 million portfolio […]

Emerging Senior Care Tech Holds Huge Promise, Poses Big Risks

Internet-connected devices such as wearable health monitors can greatly enhance senior living communities, but the devices also pose potentially grave privacy and security risks that must be addressed by care providers and other stakeholders, suggests a recently released Federal Trade Commission report. The FTC lays out a sound approach to security in its report, and […]

Texas Developer Sees Competitive Edge in Super High-Tech Community

With the ambition of being the most technologically advanced senior living community in Texas, one assisted living facility has taken tech adoption to the nines as it readies for its grand opening next month. From more commonplace technologies such as electronic medical records and nurse-call systems, to complimentary Android tablets and smart devices that remember […]

LG Ramps Up Senior Care Tech Solution

LG is rolling out an update to its resident care technology with a heightened focus on driving efficiencies through documentation. The updated Point of Care Solution (POCS) version 2.0 is the latest in tech giant LG’s product offerings that cater to the senior care market. LG CNS, a subsidiary of LG focused on information technology […]