Senior Housing Investment & Acquisition Round-Up (5/19/13)

Senquest Senior Living Buys Ohio Community for $12 MIllion Senquest Senior Living, the senior housing business of Titan Real Estate Investment Group Inc., recently acquired an independent and assisted living property near Akron, Ohio for $12 million. Liberty Residence I and II have a total of 137 units which were 91% occupied at time of […]

Senior Care Technology Review: OnShift, Silverchair, Tel-Tron & More

This roundup features a variety of new products and software designed to help senior care providers, whether in a home, community, or facility setting. OnShift, for example, has introduced new software that bases staff scheduling on resident acuity levels, in keeping with healthcare reform initiatives of provide a better quality of care while simultaneously saving […]

Senior Care Technology Review: Brookdale, Silverchair, & More

This senior care technology roundup features a communications platform launch for long-term care pharmacies, a federal award to implement innovative technology in assisted living to prevent hospital readmissions, a European nurse-call system for wireless emergency notifications, and a partnership between a senior living communications provider and a senior-friendly technology manufacturer that could bring touch screen […]

Silverchair Strategically Sells E-Learning Platform to Private Equity Group, Announces Growth Plan

Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners recently acquired Silverchair Learning Systems, a provider of an online education and communications system for the senior care industry, from Silverchair Holdings, Inc.  Vista, which has more than $6.6 billion in committed capital, focuses on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses, and is growing its e-learning platform with the […]