Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Drove Record Health Care Deal Volume in 2018

A record-setting year for deal volume further confirms senior housing is now an institutional-grade real estate product type. Long-term care and assisted living deal volume paced a 14.4% increase over 2017, according to PricewaterhouseCooper’s (NYSE: PWC) year-end U.S. Health Services Insight report. There were 285 health care transactions last quarter, with long-term care accounting for […]

Senior Housing And Care Deal Value Drops In Q3

Deals involving health care assets topped 250 transactions for the fifth straight quarter, but deal volume and value both saw double digit year-to-year declines, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (NYSE: PWC). Long-term care paced the activity, with 102 deals — 39% of total volume. However, deal value for long-term care transactions was down […]

Top Senior Housing Trends in 2018

Senior living professionals have reasons to be excited as they turn the calendar to 2018, even in the midst of ongoing occupancy pressure and potential disruption from recent health care mega-deals. Perhaps most fundamentally, the passage of another year brings the long-anticipated baby boomer age wave that much closer. Yet, most boomers are still a […]

The 3-D Printed Future of Senior Living Design

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Long-Term Care Deal Value Reaches $14.4 Billion in 2016

Last year was busy for health care M&A, with $71.7 billion worth of deals recorded nationwide. Out of all health care sub-sectors, long-term care had the biggest year in terms of deal volume and deal value, according a newly released PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report. The long-term care sub-sector included skilled nursing facilities and private pay senior living options.  […]

Google Bids to Become Next Big EHR Solution

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), which has been dipping its toes into the aging health care space of late, is now part of a group bidding for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) $11 billion electronic health record (EHR) contract. The tech giant was recently named as a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) bid for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems […]

Top News of the Week: Kisco’s $160M Pipeline, Rebranding for Boomers

In case you missed it… here are the top five headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attention this week. Kisco Senior Living Targets Mixed-Use Communities for $160M Pipeline—Recent development by Kisco may be some indication, but the owner-operator-developer has about $160 million worth of development still on the way. Much of the development will target mixed-use, master-planned […]

Senior Housing Rate Projected to Double, Driven By Urban Development

Senior housing could be in for a big surge—as much as double the current penetration rate—as baby boomers continue to sell their homes and move toward more amenities in urban centers across the country. Many are seeing their retirements unfold in those urban centers and are seeking new and modern housing options rather than independent […]

Senior Care Technology Review: FDA vs. Mobile Health Tech; “Granny Nav” for Senior Driving

This roundup links to several tech-related articles, as multiple news outlets are reporting on the latest technological developments and advances, including how Health Care Reform could impact electronic health record implementation, how consumer community sites are 24 times more likely to adopt social media tools than health organizations, and the battle between the FDA and […]