Reshaping Senior Living Post-Pandemic: 3 Areas of Focus

With vaccination rates high and occupancy starting to tick up, now is the time for senior living providers to reevaluate their plans for the future in light of Covid-19. “If you haven’t focused on strategic planning because you’ve been in the middle of Covid, we totally understand that — but now is the time to […]

Transactions & Financings: Charter Health Care Acquires Hospice Provider; Standard Communities’ $68M Senior Apartment Deal

Charter Health Care Group is expanding its post-acute care platform. The Cucamonga, California-based provider acquired The Providence Hospice and The Providence Home Health Services, a Houston-based in-home health care provider. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This is now Charter’s sixth acquisition since early 2020, now serving 4,500 patients in seven states. Charter […]

Transactions & Financings: Focus’ $165M Portfolio Acquisition; Sabra’s $29M Transaction

Focus Healthcare Partners is adding more independent living to its senior housing portfolio. The Chicago-based health care real estate investor acquired four independent living communities in the metro Atlanta market, totaling 559 units, for $164.5 million. The communities are operated by Edmond, Oklahoma-based owner and provider, Mansions Senior Living. Focus purchased the portfolio through its […]

Transactions & Financings: Pennant Group Expands Credit Facility; Springpoint’s $115M Refinancing

The Pennant Group (Nasdaq: PNTG) gave itself more financial flexibility a year into the coronavirus pandemic. The Eagle, Idaho-based company amended its revolving credit facility to $150 million, of which only $18.3 million was drawn as of February 22. Coupled with strong cash flow, expands Pennant’s ability to opportunistically target senior housing, home health and […]

Transactions & Financings: LCS Assumes Operations of Rose Senior Living; United Church Homes’ New Development Venture

Sales and operator transitions Life Care Services assumes management of former Rose Senior Living communities Life Care Services assumed management of six communities owned by Rose Senior Living, an operator based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The communities include: Heritage at Irene Woods, Memphis, Tennessee Rose Senior Living and Rose Villas, Avon, Ohio Rose Senior Living, […]

Transactions & Financings: Ziegler’s $122M Financing Deal Volume; Randall Residence Adds Ohio Community

Sales and operator transitions Livingston Street Capital affiliate acquires Maryland active adult community An affiliate of Livingston Street Capital has acquired Alta at Regency Crest, a 150-unit, 55-plus active adult community in Ellicott City, Maryland. This is Livingston Street’s fourth recent active adult acquisition. Previously, the firm purchased two communities in Utica and Albany, New […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2021

Among the many lessons that Covid-19 drove home in 2020: No one can predict what the future holds. But as the senior living industry battles the latest wave of infections and starts to beat back the pandemic through vaccination, it’s also more important than ever to look ahead and try to identify what trends will […]

Most-Read Senior Housing News Stories of 2020

With Covid-19 dominating the news for most of 2020, it’s no surprise that the most-read stories of the year were all related to the pandemic. In particular, readers were interested in how Covid-19 might change the way that communities are designed, with the top two stories both focused on this topic. And the hottest design […]

Transactions & Financings: Ziegler’s $184M Financing Deal Volume, Commonwealth Senior Living Acquires Virginia Community

Sales and operator transitions Commonwealth Senior Living acquires Virginia assisted living facility Commonwealth Senior Living acquired Cedar Manor Assisted Living, an assisted living facility in Chesapeake, Virginia including 60 assisted living beds and 12 memory care beds. The community will be rebranded as Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar Manor. Immediately after the holiday season, the […]