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Don't 'take solace' in improved stock price, shareholder tells Brookdale

Don't 'take solace' in improved stock price, shareholder tells Brookdale

Its increasing stock price should not tempt Brookdale Senior Living to abandon efforts to maximize value for shareholders, registered investment manager Land and Buildings founder and Chief Investment Officer Jonathan Litt wrote in a Jan. 13 letter to Brookdale board members and shareholders.

Trump's proposed spending cuts threaten affordable housing, group says

Trump's proposed spending cuts threaten affordable housing, group says

National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel said she is encouraged by Ben Carson's seemingly newfound appreciation for HUD programs but not by his reiteration of President-elect Donald Trump's commitment to cut nondefense discretionary spending by 1% annually.

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One way to attract more job applicants

One way to attract more job applicants

Senior living communities seeking to increase the number of people applying for open caregiver positions can learn a lesson from the data-crunchers at Textio.

GAO targets improper Medicare, Medicaid payments

GAO targets improper Medicare, Medicaid payments

Reducing improper payments made from the Medicare and Medicaid programs is a big step that the federal government can take to improve the country's long-term fiscal health without legislative action, the Government Accountability Office said in the first of what it expects to be annual reports on the United States' financial future.

Editors' Columns

How to sleep tight when traveling

How to sleep tight when traveling

If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.

Going Dutch was never like this

Going Dutch was never like this

Think some ideas for improving senior living services in the United States are out there? Take a gander at what's being proposed in Germany.

Guest Columns

How home health can help expand your mission

How home health can help expand your mission

Since The Legacy Senior Communities launched The Legacy at Home, we have reached many more people than if we solely provided senior living services in our campus settings.

The impact of copyright laws on senior living communities

The impact of copyright laws on senior living communities

Learn how to navigate a reasonable middle ground that can increase your community's legal compliance while avoiding financial constraints that may effect the amenities, such as music and movies, that you offer to residents.

Marketplace Columns

What I'm telling your prospective residents

What I'm telling your prospective residents

There comes a moment when older adults realize their aging-related limitations and start making decisions about transitioning to senior living. Here's an inside look at what we advise our clients — your prospective residents — at our financial services firm.

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

Better and more efficient care, improved resident experiences and enhanced staff engagement are just some of the benefits that technology can offer senior living operators. Here are some of technology-related trends to watch for in 2017.

Company News

Capital Senior Living mourns president

Capital Senior Living mourns president

Keith Johannessen, president, chief operating officer and a board member of Capital Senior Living, died Tuesday after battling cancer, the company announced Wednesday.

Shareholders approve merger to create Colony NorthStar

Shareholders of Colony Capital, NorthStar Asset Management Group and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. have approved the previously announced merger of the three companies. The new Colony NorthStar will manage more than $58 billion in assets.

Product News

Medicare Rights Center updates online curriculum

The Medicare Rights Center has launched the newly redesigned Medicare Interactive Pro, an online curriculum designed to help professionals help residents, clients, patients, employees, retirees and others navigate questions about the Medicare program.

Eversound expands to 18 states; further growth planned

Eversound expands to 18 states; further growth planned

Senior living communities in 18 states now are using Eversound wireless group listening technology, according to the company's co-founder and CEO.

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Jan. 11

Merry marriage

Tyrone, PA

It was a first for the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone — a wedding held on site.

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