‘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 […]