Vitality Living, Hospitality Developer Fusion Launch Landmark Lifestyles Brand

Vitality Living has partnered with noted hotel developer Fusion Hospitality to launch a new senior living brand, Landmark Lifestyles. Plans for the new brand exemplify several growing trends in senior living, including a focus on smaller cities with rising profiles, and hotel conversion projects. A Landmark Lifestyles project taking shape in Tupelo, Mississippi will be […]

In the Pipeline: Waterfront Senior Housing Planned in Virginia; New $190M Community in Colorado

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Construction: Planned Cadence, Flournoy Start Work on Seattle Community Cadence Living and Flournoy Development Group have broken ground on Cadence at Kent-Meridian, a 128-unit senior living […]

Senior Living Marketing Leaps Into Digital Age With Innovations, Investments

In the first quarter of 2020, Vitality Living’s Facebook presence had a total of 11,000 impressions. As Covid-19 gripped the United States, however, the Brentwood, Tennessee-based provider began to use the social media platform more aggressively. Senior leadership and executive directors provided daily live updates of its pandemic response across its 16 communities in Alabama, […]

‘Hard to Believe’: NHI, Operators Pick Up Pieces After East Lake Debacle

Unpaid food and utility vendors. Lapsed registration and insurance. Uninhabitable rooms. Employee payroll issues. Rent checks left undeposited. National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) CEO Eric Mendelsohn started hearing these kind of complaints from residents and employees at three of the company’s communities last year. “It was just hard to believe,” Mendelsohn recalled in an interview […]

Largest Senior Living Providers List Grows, No Surprises at the Top

There are no notable surprises at the top of Argentum’s 2019 list of the largest providers in senior living, although there are some new additions to the expanded list. The industry association’s overall list now includes 140 providers and 624,795 units, compared to last year’s total of 125 providers and 586,662 units. For the first […]

In the Pipeline: Vitality Living Targets Mississippi; Buckner Unveils Expansion in Texas

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 Vitality Living to Open Community in Mississippi Vitality Living and Fusion Hospitality are planning […]

Covenant, Vitality Join Growing List of Senior Living Brands Hitting Refresh

What’s in a name? For many senior living providers, a whole lot. Across the country, senior living companies are refreshing their corporate branding, and in the process dropping age-related words from their names such as “retirement” and “senior.” Recent examples include Skokie, Illinois-based senior housing nonprofit Covenant Retirement Communities rebranding as Covenant Living, and Franklin, Tennessee-based Vitality Senior […]