Senior Living Providers Could Acquire Home Health On the Cheap in 2020

Senior living providers could have a golden chance to acquire home health agencies early next year. Although, the opportunity is not for the faint of heart. On January 1, 2020, a new home health Medicare payment framework will take effect. Dubbed the patient-driven groupings model (PDGM), the system could overwhelm smaller home health agencies and […]

Former Fed Chair Yellen: Senior Housing Could Feel Pain of ‘Root Canal Economics’

Economic trends suggest that the senior living industry should prepare for pain. Low interest rates have become the new normal and could soon go even lower, and this will continue to hurt seniors’ ability to bankroll their retirements, former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing […]

5 Ways Senior Living May Reach the Middle Market

While it’s clear the senior living industry must cater to the growing middle market of older adults over the next decade, what isn’t clear is how exactly that will occur. There are fresh ideas percolating, though. That was made evident during a “hackathon” at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall […]

Transform Podcast #8: Bob Kramer of NIC

The massive opportunity to serve the middle market has been one of the hottest senior living topics in 2019, thanks to new findings from NIC and university researchers. There is a tremendous business opportunity for providers that find a winning middle-market formula, NIC Founder and Strategic Advisor Bob Kramer explains in this episode of Transform. […]

Transform Podcast #8: Bob Kramer of NIC

The massive opportunity to serve the middle market has been one of the hottest senior living topics in 2019, thanks to new findings from NIC and university researchers. There is a tremendous business opportunity for providers that find a winning middle-market formula, NIC Founder and Strategic Advisor Bob Kramer explains in this episode of Transform. […]

Hard-Hit Memory Care Sector Faces Slow Road to Recovery

After a few brutal years for standalone memory care, supply pressures are easing and occupancy is ticking up. But a rebound will be gradual, as hard-hit companies in the space try to reset, and owners and operators glean lessons from this recent period of distress. Construction of freestanding memory care communities peaked in the fourth […]

Brookdale CEO: We May Not Vie for Middle-Market Consumers

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier sees a real issue with the lack of middle-market senior living options for residents — she’s just not sure whether her company is going to compete in a big way for this consumer base. “I don’t know Brookdale will ultimately play in that space,” Baier said during […]