Holiday, Thrive, Belmont Village Find Diverse Ways to Connect with Prospective Residents

With occupancy currently under pressure, senior living providers have to be at the top of their sales and marketing game. They must know their consumer base, have a strong brand that translates into an appealing value proposition, and perhaps even reconsider some conventional wisdom. These were among the insights shared by a trio of leaders […]

LTC Focused on Troubled Tenants, Positioning for Acquisitions

After a year marked by troubled operators and a senior housing acquisition drought, LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) enters 2019 not quite out of the woods. “It was one step forward, two steps back on the tenant front for LTC in 4Q18,” analysts with financial services company Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group (MUFG) wrote, commenting on the […]

Kisco Senior Living Goes Big on Voice-Activated Smart Home Tech

The senior living smart home revolution is in full swing, and Kisco Senior Living is buying in with Amazon’s Alexa. Starting with a kickoff event last month, Kisco has been installing Amazon Echo Dot voice systems with Alexa in all 165 independent living (IL) units in its continuing care retirement community (CCRC) The Cardinal at […]

How Hit Video Game Fortnite Informs Thrive’s New Tech Push

An initiative to roll out voice-enabled smart technology in all of Thrive Senior Living’s communities is taking some inspiration from one of the biggest recent phenomenons in video gaming: Fortnite. Specifically, much as Fortnite’s developers continually adapt the game based on player input, Thrive’s technology is enabling the senior living provider to better customize its […]

Senior Housing Investment Headwinds to Blow Stronger In 2019

Senior housing is no longer an under-the-radar investment opportunity and is now considered an institutional-grade asset class for real estate investors. But the pool of investors grows, however, as some noticeable headwinds are starting to form. Those future headwinds and other obstacles were on the minds of the panelists on Senior Housing News’ Finance & […]

Upcoming Webinar: Senior Housing Finance & Investment Outlook for 2019

 Date: November 28 Time: 1-2pm CST Register Now Over the last year, senior living owners and investors have seen turmoil when it comes to the headlines driving the senior living business, with talk of over-supply and occupancy challenges. Stories about large transactions, new development, repositioning and a healthy debate about health care versus hospitality have […]

Senior Housing Penetration Rates Show Puzzling Variation Across Different Metro Areas

The U.S. senior housing penetration rate has hovered around 10% over the last decade, but there’s been wide variability across different metropolitan areas. It’s difficult to pinpoint why the rate varies so much from city to city, and gaining a greater understanding of what drives penetration has big implications for the industry. Increasing market penetration […]

Movers & Shakers: Thrive Senior Living Adds Chief Experience Officer

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