Country Meadows Weighs Medicare Advantage Options, Launches Hospice

Founded by a former Pennsylvania governor during the early days of senior living, Country Meadows Retirement Communities is evolving to meet current operating challenges and future demand while maintaining its market share in an increasingly competitive environment. The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based company has just launched a hospice business branded as Lifesong Hospice and Palliative Care, is […]

Sabra CEO: Skilled Nursing Outlook is Improving

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) has made some major skilled nursing waves over the past year, with its acquisition of Care Capital Properties and ongoing attempts to shed assets operated by troubled provider Genesis Healthcare (NYSE: GEN). Rick Matros, the Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment trust’s (REIT) CEO, has been outspoken about the changes sweeping the […]

Editor’s Picks: ABHOW and Pick Leadership Team

This week, Senior Housing News readers learned how distress in the health care industry overall might impact senior housing, why National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) is keen on skilled nursing, and delved into the mind of Marquis Companies President and CEO Phil Fogg. This Week in Review  California’s Largest Nonprofit Senior Living Provider Announces Leadership […]

Regional Providers Gobble Up REITs’ Unwanted Properties

Large senior housing owners are offloading assets—and smaller, regional providers are gobbling them up. There appears to be both rhyme and reason as to why, and where, this is occurring. The larger offloading trend can be attributed to the acquisition spree that REITs, in particular, have embarked on over the last few years, said Jason Smeck, managing director of seniors […]

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Aviv REIT, Capital Senior Living, Legacy Healthcare

Capitol Seniors Housing Buys 97-Unit California Property Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield recently announced the sale of Fremont Hills, a 97-unit Class A assisted living and memory care community in Fremont, Calif. Capitol Seniors Housing purchased the property for an undisclosed amount and MBK Senior Living will manage it. Cushman & Wakefield arranged […]