Healthpeak Announces $2.5 Billion In Senior Housing Sales

Healthpeak Properties’ (NYSE: PEAK) plan to dispose of up to $4 billion worth of senior housing assets is more than halfway complete. The Denver-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) sold over $2.5 billion in senior housing operating portfolio (SHOP) and triple-net senior housing assets according to its earnings Q4 2020 earnings release on […]

Transactions & Financings: LCS Assumes Operations of Rose Senior Living; United Church Homes’ New Development Venture

Sales and operator transitions Life Care Services assumes management of former Rose Senior Living communities Life Care Services assumed management of six communities owned by Rose Senior Living, an operator based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The communities include: Heritage at Irene Woods, Memphis, Tennessee Rose Senior Living and Rose Villas, Avon, Ohio Rose Senior Living, […]

Brightview, Summit Vista Rank No. 1 Among 2020’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services

Brightview Senior Living and Summit Vista are the top workplaces in senior living for employee satisfaction, according to this year’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services list. Baltimore-based Brightview, which operates a portfolio of 42 communities, took the No. 1 spot among large providers for the second year in a row; while Summit Vista, a life […]

Problem Solvers: Creating a High-Quality Dining Experience During Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has created myriad problems for senior living providers. But these problems are not insurmountable, and companies across the industry are devising creative solutions. In this series, we’re surveying industry leaders to highlight these actionable solutions. As Covid-19 outbreaks spike across the country and some states and local governments return to lockdowns, Senior […]

Senior Lifestyle, Brookdale, LCS Top New J.D. Power Senior Living Rankings

Senior Lifestyle Corp. and Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) have high satisfaction among senior living decision-makers, while Life Care Services has satisfied independent living residents, according to the 2020 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study from global marketing information services company J.D. Power. The study, which J.D. Power released today, measured resident satisfaction among the nation’s […]

1,000-Bed CCRC Henry Ford Village Files for Bankruptcy Amid Covid-19 ‘Perfect Storm’

Henry Ford Village, a 1,038-bed nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC), has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The spectre of financial distress has loomed over the senior living industry since Covid-19 began sweeping across the United States last spring, placing providers under enormous operational and financial pressure. Providers that were strained prior to the […]

In the Pipeline: Heartis Project in Atlanta ‘Bottoms Out’; New Perspective Opens Community

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Submissions are currently open. Construction: In progress Integral Breaks Ground on Nevada Community Integral Senior Living (ISL) is slated to manage a senior living community under […]

In the Pipeline: AmeriCare Health’s New Flagship Community; Engel Burman Opens No. 15 on Long Island

Construction: Planned Erickson Opens Sales Center for Planned Community Erickson Living has opened a sales center for Avery Point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) slated to open in Short Pump, Virginia. Construction will occur in phases, with the first phase consisting of two residence buildings with 218 units and a community clubhouse scheduled to […]

Transactions & Financings: $277M Brookdale-Healthpeak CCRC Deal Complete; Genacross Lutheran-Benedictine Affiliation

Genacross Lutheran Services, Benedictine affiliation planned Toledo, Ohio-based Genacross Lutheran Services signed a letter of intent to join Benedictine Health System, a Duluth, Minnesota-based senior care provider. The 160-year-old Genacross provides post-acute care, senior housing, and family and youth services across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Benedictine provides services across a continuum of care including […]

Best Assisted Living Design of 2019: Vertical Mainstreet in a Micro-Urban Market

The trend of innovative senior housing communities being built in urban, mixed-use settings is not limited to the nation’s major metropolitan areas, as proven by an assisted living community that opened its doors last year in the town of White River Junction, Vermont. The Village at White River Junction brought 80 senior living units to […]