LTC Completes Thrive Transition, Fine Tunes Acquisition Strategy

LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) spent the first half of 2019 addressing underperforming operator partnerships and now believes it has set up its portfolio for improved performance in the year’s final months. Notably, the Westlake, California-based health care real estate trust completed the transition of six properties previously operated by Thrive Senior Living, and LTC is […]

Incoming Trilogy CEO: Our Senior Living Strategy Drives Success in Hot Markets

The incoming CEO of Trilogy Health Services intends to keep expanding the company’s private-pay senior living portfolio, but in a conservative manner that she believes gives the provider an edge in highly competitive markets. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company is already in the process of rebalancing its unit mix to include more independent living and memory […]

Bufford to Step Down as Trilogy CEO, Barney Tapped as Successor

Randall Bufford is stepping down as president and CEO of Trilogy Health Services, to be succeeded by current COO Leigh Ann Barney. Bufford will transition to chairman of the board for the Louisville, Kentucky-based provider, effective Oct. 1, 2019, the company announced Friday. “I’ve been planning for this transition for over 10 years,” said Bufford, […]

Trilogy to Fully Fund Online College for Employees Through Purdue University Global

Trilogy Health Services has inked a partnership with Purdue University Global that will enable its employees to earn college credits through the online college for free. The initiative, which officially launches on June 17, will give Trilogy’s roughly 15,000 part- and full-time employees free access to about 180 different online degrees, including associate’s, bachelor’s and […]

Argentum Unveils Apprenticeship for Senior Living Caregivers, Nursing Assistants

Senior living industry association Argentum on Tuesday announced new efforts to recruit, retain, and measure the senior living workforce. At the forefront of those efforts is an apprenticeship for nursing assistants and caregivers in senior living, which the organization is collaborating on with a steering group that includes industry stakeholders Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), […]

As Labor Woes Continue, Senior Living Providers Must Invest in People

While many senior living owners and operators stress investing in their buildings to keep occupancy high, investing in their workers is equally as important, if not more so. That was among the top takeaways from a panel discussion at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall conference in Chicago, which began in […]

Movers & Shakers: Ecumen, LaSalle Group, Ziegler

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In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (2/15/18)

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Civitas Announces New Texas, Arizona Communities Ascend Partners and Civitas Senior Living have announced […]