NHI ‘Relieved’ as 9 Properties Get New Operators, Acquisition Pipeline Grows

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is pivoting to focus on acquisitions after a busy quarter that included nine distressed senior living properties transitioning to new operators. “Transition properties can be distracting to our normal investment activity, so our rapid repositioning means we’re back to making accretive investments full time,” NHI CEO Eric Mendelsohn said Tuesday […]

Vitality Senior Living, Traditions Senior Living Merge to Form ‘Vitality Living’

Franklin, Tennessee-based senior living providers Vitality Senior Living and Traditions Senior Living have joined forces to form a new company called Vitality Living. The company’s combined portfolio will span 12 communities across the Southeast by year’s end, with five new developments scheduled to open in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida and Texas over the next two […]

Top Senior Housing Trends in 2018

Senior living professionals have reasons to be excited as they turn the calendar to 2018, even in the midst of ongoing occupancy pressure and potential disruption from recent health care mega-deals. Perhaps most fundamentally, the passage of another year brings the long-anticipated baby boomer age wave that much closer. Yet, most boomers are still a […]

How Senior Living Can Prepare for the Next Hurricane Harvey

As local rescue efforts continue in southeast Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, senior housing providers along the Gulf Coast may need to take a closer look at their emergency preparedness plans to ensure that they are ready to handle such crises. Planning ahead Many senior housing providers flocked to the Houston area to establish […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Vitality Senior Living, Blueprint

Vitality Senior Living Buys Community in Allen, Texas Nashville’s Vitality Senior Living has purchased an 86-unit independent living, assisted living and dementia care community in Allen, Texas. Vitality rebranded the year-old community as Vitality Court, Texas Star, according to a press release. “Our plan is to build upon an already great community with Vitality-specific physical plant and […]

What Senior Living Providers Should Look for in Wi-Fi Solutions

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: CNL Healthcare Properties II, Vitality Senior Living

CNL Healthcare Properties II Makes Its First Acquisition CNL Healthcare Properties II, Inc., a non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on seniors housing and health care properties, made its first acquisition by purchasing Summer Vista Assisted Living Community, a newly-constructed senior living community located in Pensacola, Florida. SRI Management, LLC, the company that has […]

Hot New Tech Helps Shape Wellness-Centered Senior Living

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Useless Robots, Smart Apartments: Getting Tech Right in Senior Housing

The shift from the silent generation to the baby boomers in senior housing is slowly happening, and one large distinction between the generations is that boomers want more tech. Balancing implementation of certain technologies in communities is a challenge for some operators, Michael Skaff, chief operating officer at The Masons of California, said during a panel […]