Clearwater’s 4-Community LivGenerations Acquisition Reportedly Totaled $255M

Earlier this month, Clearwater Living acquired four LivGenerations communities in the Phoenix area. New information shows the deal changed hands for a relatively high total compared to other similar deals. Newport Beach, California-based Clearwater Living and capital partner PGIM paid $255 million to buy multiple Arizona properties consisting of 554 units from Liv Communities, as […]

How Senior Living Dining Operations Have Responded to Severe Labor Crunch

By Patrick Filbin More than 18 months since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, senior living providers face extraordinary staffing shortages and employee retention challenges, including in their dining operations.  A recent survey of 110 senior housing facilities by Senior Housing News, conducted with Sodexo, attempted to gauge how companies are experiencing the staffing crunch, […]

How HRA, LivGenerations, Cura Are Leveraging Dining to Rebuild Senior Living Occupancy

With the entire senior living industry effectively in lease-up mode, operators are wielding some creative new sales strategies to attract new residents. But many are also sitting on a powerful and sometimes underutilized tool: their own dining programs. By investing in their dining programs and wowing residents and their families during the sales process, senior […]

These Concepts Are Taking Senior Living Dining in New Directions

Senior living providers are reworking their dining programs to include wellness-focused menus, cost-efficient kitchen methods and even food trucks. And these are just a few of the recent forward-thinking ideas providers have shared with Senior Housing News. With half of this year behind us, we thought it would be worthwhile to revisit some of these […]

CA Ventures Charts Ambitious Growth for New Anthology Senior Living Operating Platform

Having laid a foundation for senior housing development, CA Ventures is now turning its attention to expanding its new operating company, Anthology Senior Living. The move vertically integrates the Chicago-based real estate and developer’s senior living line, and charts a course for rapid expansion through acquisitions and development, CA Senior Living President Ben Burke told […]

Profits or Pushback: Opening Senior Living Restaurants to the Public

Senior living providers looking to make their dining venues viable revenue streams are finding themselves walking a tightrope between fostering intergenerational mingling and residents who prefer their restaurants remain an exclusive amenity. The growing pains behind this trend were discussed at Senior Housing News’ DISHED event in Chicago last month. All told, opening dining venues […]