SHN Summit 2013

Senior Housing News is pleased to announce the second-annual Senior Housing Summit, to be held this July in Chicago, Ill.

This year’s event will feature leading industry executives providing insight into the future of senior housing operations, along with a debate on the benefits and downsides of RIDEA-structured financing.


8:00 – 9 am – Networking and Coffee & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10 am – Senior Housing Operating Models: What the Future Holds

SHN will lead a panel discussion about the future, changing roles and challenges ahead talking with panelists about their models and positioning their organizations for success.

Dan Decker, Principal of Coastwood Senior Housing Partners LLC
Rick Exline, Executive Vice President and Director of Operations Management, LCS
Dale Zaletel – former CEO of Lexington Health Network
John Yedinak – Managing Editor of SHN (moderator)

30 Minute Break – Networking Break

10:30 – 11:30 am – RIDEA: Financing the Future of Senior Housing

Panelists will discuss the pros and cons of RIDEA financing and whether the structure can withstand the test of time and any economic changes ahead.

Sharon A. Yester – Chief Healthcare Strategist – CNL Financial Group
Chris Donovan – Foley and Lardner – Partner (moderator)
John Cobb – Chief Investment Officer at Ventas REIT
Patricia Will – CEO of Belmont Village

Event Information
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013 Time: 8:00 – 11:30 a.m

Location:Foley & Lardner LLP 321 North Clark St # 2800, Chicago, IL