Transactions and Financings: IRA Capital Acquires 140-Unit Community; Ziegler Closes on $76.9M Bond Series for LPC 

Acquisitions IRA Capital acquires $41M, 140-unit community IRA Capital, a private equity firm, announced that on Dec. 21 it had acquired the 140-unit San Clemente Villas by the Sea. According to a press release, the acquisition cost $41 million, and IRA Capital plans to invest additional capital to “elevate the senior living experience” at the […]

Senior Living Operators Report Length of Stay Improvement But Recovery Still Choppy

This content is part of your SHN+ subscription Senior living operators are improving care coordination and life enrichment offering for residents in a bid to improve length of stay (LoS) — while also being patient as the market appears to be normalizing from disruptions related to Covid-19. Many providers have reported that acuity among residents […]

Senior Living Staffing Outlook Improving as Industry Faces ‘Uphill Battle’ for Workers

While labor challenges have plagued senior living operators more severely during the Covid-19 pandemic, there could be light at the end of the tunnel for some as positives emerge. While staffing still makes up the largest part of the company’s budget, labor pressures are beginning to ease due to reduced agency staffing costs and overtime […]

Senior Living Executive Forecast 2023: Pivoting Away From ‘Crisis Mode’

With a pandemic, staffing woes and operational headwinds serving as the backdrop, the senior living industry has spent the last two years lurching from one crisis to another. In 2023, that must end. That is the belief of HumanGood CEO John Cochrane. As he surveys the industry, Cochrane still sees plenty of operational areas requiring […]

Tripledemic Has Senior Living Providers Gearing Up for Next Virus Fight

Senior living operators are taking necessary steps to prepare for what could be a “tripledemic,” in which operators must tackle potential spikes in Covid-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). “We’ve come into a place where it feels like we’re operating almost normally with some precautions that have stayed with us,” MBK Vice President of […]

Movers & Shakers: Former MBK Executive Joins Legend Senior Living; Claiborne Senior Living Adds CFO

Legend Senior Living welcomes new senior VP Former MBK Senior Living Vice President of Sales and Marketing Christy Van Der Westhuizen recently announced her move to Legend Senior Living. She joins the Legend team as senior vice president of sales and marketing. In a message posted on Linkedin, Van Der Westhuizen reflected on her time […]

Senior Living Margins Near Bottom As Volatility Drives New Transactions

For many operators, senior living occupancy and resident rates have grown in 2022. Margins have not followed suit. While occupancy and rate increases have driven revenue higher in recent months, increased labor expenses and cost inflation of certain goods and services are hampering margin growth across the industry. The squeeze on NOI margins puts senior […]

Movers & Shakers: Pathway Bolsters Leadership, Lloyd Jones Grows Senior Living Team

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