As Some Senior Housing Developments Stall, Opportunity Awaits

It’s no secret that many developers without senior living experience have entered the sector in recent years, seeing that demographics are set to drive demand. Established operators have anticipated that some of these projects will sputter out of the gate, presenting acquisition opportunities—and that is already coming to pass, faster than some expected. That was one of the […]

Movers & Shakers: LaSalle Group Names VP of Health and Wellness

LaSalle Group Names New VP of Health and Wellness The LaSalle Group has promoted Schekesia Meadough to vice president of health and wellness. In her new role, Meadough will continue to expand clinical education and quality initiatives at LaSalle’s Autumn Leaves communities, while also overseeing regulatory compliance in the nine states where the company operates. Those […]

Movers & Shakers: LaSalle Group Names VP of Health and Wellness

LaSalle Group Names New VP of Health and Wellness The LaSalle Group has promoted Schekesia Meadough to vice president of health and wellness. In her new role, Meadough will continue to expand clinical education and quality initiatives at LaSalle’s Autumn Leaves communities, while also overseeing regulatory compliance in the nine states where the company operates. Those […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/13/17)

Construction: Planned Caddis Plans Senior Housing Community Near Atlanta Health care real estate firm Caddis is moving forward with its plan to build an independent, assisted living and memory care community in Suwanee, Georgia. The community, Heartis Suwanee, would include 175 units and amenities such as walking paths, game and activity rooms, and a beauty and barber shop. Caddis expects […]

Movers & Shakers: Presbyterian Communities Hires New Chief Medical Director

Presbyterian Communities Announces New Chief Medical Director Dallas-based Presbyterian Communities and Services has announced Dr. Alexander Peralta Jr. will be the new chief medical director of Faith Presbyterian Hospice and the new T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center. Formerly, Dr. Peralta was a pharmacist, internal medicine specialist with 35 years of experience in […]

Editor’s Picks: Southwest Airlines and Iris Apfel

This week, Senior Housing News readers learned how the current population of people 40 and older feel about senior living, why a major senior living operator idolizes Southwest Airlines and how to use social media to advance as a senior living provider. Also, SHN will be observing Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. We’ll resume […]

Provider Proves Social Media Pays Off for Senior Living

Senior living providers that have historically been wary to invest in social media may want to think twice, if the success rate of the New England-based provider is any indication of how powerful these tools can be to drive occupancy. Naysayers of social media may simply not be using these platforms to their full potential […]

Movers & Shakers: National Healthcare’s New Managing Director

National Healthcare Development Hires New Managing Director National Healthcare Development, the development branch of National Healthcare Realty providing customized real estate solutions for providers across the continuum of care, hired John Patnode as managing director of design & construction. In his new role, Patnode will oversee design and construction efforts for the firm’s post-acute and senior […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/3/15)

Construction: Planned Summerlin Asset Management Plans 2016 Groundbreaking for 135-Unit IL Project Summerlin Asset Management, a real estate investment company with offices in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and Irvine, Calif., plans to break ground on a 135-unit independent living community in Houston during the first quarter of 2016. Architectural plans include 160,000 square feet of […]