Transactions & Financings: HJ Sims’ $111M Deal Volume; Chicago Pacific Founders’ Florida Acquisition

Sales and operator transitions Elevation Financial Group acquires Massachusetts assisted living community for $4M Elevation Financial Group acquired Wingate Residences at Brewster Place, an assisted living facility in Brewster, Massachusetts. The purchase price was $4 million and facilitated through Elevation Real Property Fund VII. The community ceased operations in 2019. Elevation plans to reposition the […]

Medicare Advantage Milestones: Perennial Consortium, UCare Bring Senior Living Plans to Market

The fall open enrollment period for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans is now underway, and this year marks two milestones demonstrating the ongoing integration between MA and senior living. With the start of the enrollment period on Oct. 15, a group of senior living providers known as the Perennial Consortium began to enroll the first beneficiaries […]

What Senior Living Providers Are Doing — And Could Be Doing Better — in Response to Black Lives Matter

Senior living providers — like many businesses across the United States — have been responding to the Black Lives Matter movement with a variety of messages and actions. To get a sense of how providers are responding, I spoke with several CEOs and corresponded with many of the largest for-profit and nonprofit organizations in the […]

Buckner Opens $240M CCRC with High-Profile Partnerships, To Sell Historic Campus

Last week marked the official grand opening of Ventana by Buckner, a $240 million high-rise continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Dallas. Ventana is part of a crop of urban CCRCs rising across the country, and it stands out for the numerous partnerships that it has forged with high-profile organizations in its local market, including […]

Inside the New Medicare Advantage Push from 10 Senior Living Providers

As more senior housing and care providers get in the Medicare Advantage (MA) game, it is becoming increasingly clear that they are playing a team sport. A striking example comes from Minnesota’s Twin Cities, where 10 different providers have come together with a health insurer and a geriatric medical practice/care management organization to launch one […]

10 Senior Living Providers Collaborate on New Medicare Advantage Plan

Ten senior housing and care providers in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota will be offering a new Medicare Advantage special needs plan to their residents next year. The plan is a collaboration between the 10 senior living companies, Minneapolis-based nonprofit health plan Medica and integrated care provider Genevive. The senior living providers together have […]

How Affinity, Presbyterian Homes Are Carving Out a Middle-Market Niche

Two senior housing operators — one for-profit and one nonprofit — are taking different approaches to cutting rents and costs to accommodate the demand for a growing middle-market consumer base. Presbyterian Homes & Services Vice President Jon Fletcher and Affinity Living Group CEO Charlie Trefzger shared their strategies during a webinar Tuesday sponsored by the […]

Senior Housing Deals Surge as Nonprofits Power-Up

A clear consensus is emerging in the senior living sector: Nonprofits are bouncing back after the recession, and leaders in the industry are taking note of their aggressive push for affiliations. More nonprofit senior living providers are choosing to consolidate or partake in joint ventures for strategic reasons, as opposed to the financial pressures that […]