5 Top Concerns for Senior Living This Fall

One thing is certain as the coronavirus pandemic enters its sixth month in the U.S.: Covid-19 is not going away. “We are going to have to live with Covid-19 in the world,” Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier told Senior Housing News. And, in many regards, the senior living industry is in fact […]

Transform Podcast #25: Larry Gumina of Ohio Living

The senior living industry needs more resources in its fight against Covid-19 — and is having to fight hard for that help. Ohio Living CEO Larry Gumina learned that lesson firsthand as he struggled to procure personal protective equipment (PPE) for his organization earlier this month. While Ohio Living did eventually procure much-needed PPE, Gumina […]

Transactions & Financings: LTC Completes $78M Preferred Care Sale; Juniper Communities’ $12.3M Refinancing

Bellwether Enterprise provides $36.3M financing for Kentucky Development Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital Executive Vice President John Powell originated a $36.3 million permanent loan through Fannie Mae’s seniors housing program for the refinancing of Legacy Reserve at Fritz Farm, a senior housing community in Lexington, Kentucky featuring 144 independent living, 33 assisted living and 15 […]

SHN Poll: 80% of Providers Expect Covid-19 In Their Communities, Supply Shortage the Top Challenge

Senior living providers nationwide have been working diligently to prevent Covid-19 infections in their buildings — but an overwhelming majority believe that the coronavirus will appear in their communities.  Nearly 80% of respondents to a Senior Housing News survey said that Covid-19 is likely to appear in their buildings that have not yet had diagnosed […]

The Bottom Line: Ohio Living CFO Expects Medicare Advantage To Dominate Within Decade

Although the senior living industry is taking a cautious approach to embracing Medicare Advantage, Ohio Living CFO Bob Stillman believes that the program will lead to a seismic shift in care and payments. “I don’t think there will be straight reimbursed Medicare a decade from now,” he told Senior Housing News. Columbus-based Ohio Living operates […]