8 Senior Housing Execs Share What It Takes to Be a ‘Best Workplace’

All of the companies included in this year’s Best Workplaces for Aging Services list share one thing in common: one way or another, they built a winning culture. The list, released Thursday, ranked the top 50 companies for employee satisfaction for both large and small-to-medium senior housing and care companies. Some notable names on this […]

Atria CEO Moore Anticipates 5-Brand Portfolio Within a Year

As the partnership between Atria Senior Living and real estate developer Related Cos. continues to take shape, Atria CEO John Moore remains committed to the multi-brand portfolio approach — and he says an expansion is on the way this year. Currently, Atria operates communities under three brands, and Moore believes the company will reach five […]

Juniper, Marquis Execs: Launching a Medicare Advantage Plan is Daunting, Rewarding

Launching a Medicare Advantage (MA) insurance plan is a huge undertaking for a senior living provider. However, the work and risks involved could be worthwhile, considering recent changes to the MA program and trends shaping the senior living industry — and some organizations are taking the leap, starting their own plans and creating a template […]

New Senior Living Consortium to Launch Medicare Advantage Network

In a bold move that could give senior housing operators a template for increasing their revenue and power within the care continuum, four companies are teaming up for a big bet on Medicare Advantage. Operators Christian Living Communities (of Englewood, Colorado), Juniper Communities (Bloomfield, New Jersey) and Ohio Living (Columbus, Ohio), and managed services partner […]

Providers Offer Tips for Easing Dining Workforce Pressures

Workforce stability in senior living dining services has recently been identified as an area of paramount concern, and providers dealing with the issue tout the importance of consistent leadership, training programs and growth opportunities in confronting it head on. Panelists chimed in Thursday to share their own experiences with workforce challenges and reflect on various […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Capital One, Lancaster Pollard

Capital One Establishes Unitranche Loan Program Capital One (NYSE: COF), with HPS Investment Partners as its strategic co-investor, recently established a new program to originate unitranche loans to middle-market health care companies. The program, through Unitranche Loan Transaction, LLC, will help borrowers to obtain first lien unitranche loans without a syndication process or a rating agency. “In […]