Great Place to Work Data Holds Surprises for Senior Living

In just three months, Fortune magazine will publish the first-ever “Best Workplaces in Aging Services” list. To be considered for inclusion, senior housing and care providers had to complete an initial process by June 18, to become “certified.” With that deadline now past and the industry data being analyzed, some surprising results are emerging related […]

Transactions & Financings: Charter Senior Living, Grandbridge Seniors Housing

KeyBank Originates Financing for Chicago Pacific Founders Acquisition KeyBank Real Estate Capital recently originated the $14.4 million Fannie Mae financing for Chicago Pacific Founders’ purchase of Parkrose Estates Retirement Community, a 100-unit senior housing community in Liverpool, New York. Charlie Shoop of Key’s Commercial Mortgage Group arranged the financing, which provided a low-cost, floating-rate loan with […]

[Updated] The Top 10 Largest Senior Living Providers of 2017

*Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected from a previous version, which inaccurately stated there was a significant decrease in total units among the largest providers. This was based on a mistaken analysis of the data, confusing resident capacity with unit count. Argentum’s 2016 rankings were based on resident capacity, and this year the rankings […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Sabra Health Care REIT’s $430 Million Deal

Sabra Health Care REIT Announces $430 Million Deal Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) recently revealed a plan to buy 24 skilled nursing and transitional care units on the West Coast for $430 million. Read more at Skilled Nursing News. Sagora Senior Living Purchases Community in Kingwood, Texas Fort Worth, Texas-based Sagora Senior Living recently purchased the […]

Cubs Mania in Senior Living: Lifelong Fans Cheer, Reflect

Many Chicago Cubs fans feel like they’ve been waiting a lifetime for their team to win the World Series. Some fans in Chicago-area senior living communities have been. Take Alice Segal, a resident at The Breakers at Edgewater Beach, a Senior Lifestyle community in Chicago. “I’m 85 years old, but I’ve been a Cubs fan for 86 […]

Editor’s Picks: Granny Pods and Chick-fil-A

This week, Senior Housing News readers learned why Trilogy Health Services strives to emulate Chick-fil-A and the reasoning behind certain Minnesota cities’ ban on “granny pods.” Readers also learned some lessons from a Senior Lifestyle Corp. vice president who started at the company as an intern. Here in the newsroom, we were pleased to discover […]