Merrill Gardens Residents Sound Off on Trump Health Care Plans

U.S. President Donald J. Trump has officially taken the oath of office, and with that has come increasing uncertainty around many sweeping promises he made on the campaign trail and following the election, particularly in regard to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Residents at one West Coast senior living community have since expressed their concerns […]

Merrill Gardens to Keep Expanding After $145 Million JV Acquisition

Merrill Gardens retirement communities has acquired the real estate of four West Coast properties as part of a joint venture for $145 million. The recently completed properties were already operated by Seattle-based Merrill Gardens and were financed by Cushman & Wakefield. The properties—Merrill Gardens of Huntington Beach, Merrill Gardens at Lafayette, Merrill Gardens at Campbell […]

Editor’s Picks: Huge Changes at HCP

This week, Senior Housing News readers heard all about industry leaders, for one reason or another. News broke about HCP Inc.’s quest to find a new CEO, we sat down one-on-one with Brookdale Senior Living’s CEO Andy Smith, and Blue Harbor Senior Living found its first CEO in Tana Gall. Readers were also intrigued by […]

Blue Harbor Taps Former Merrill Gardens President as CEO

In picking its first CEO, Blue Harbor Senior Living has found a leader with deep industry experience to take the reins as the company grows in new directions. Tana Gall became CEO of the Portland, Oregon-based management company effective July 1. In the past, Gall served as president both of Merrill Gardens and Leisure Care, […]

Editor’s Picks: 4th of July Edition

Dazzling fireworks displays will light up the skies this 4th of July weekend, but you might have caught a glimpse of a different sight recently if you looked skyward in the Cleveland area: Residents of the Parker Place Senior Center riding in a 1946 Steerman biplane. Check out the video below for some inspiration. SHN […]

Movers & Shakers — CNL Healthcare’s New CFO

CNL Healthcare Properties Names New Chief Financial Officer The board of directors of CNL Healthcare Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on senior housing and health care facilities, has named Kevin R. Maddron as chief financial officer, treasurer and chief operating officer, effective May 1. He will also continue to serve as senior […]

Movers & Shakers — Merrill Gardens Names New President

David Eskenazy Named President of Merrill Gardens David Eskenazy has been named the president of Merrill Gardens, the company announced today. He replaces Tana Gall, who announced earlier this year that she was leaving the company to pursue other interests. Eskenazy will assume his new role effective immediately. Eskenazy brings to the position more than […]