CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Research shows that social connectedness improves physical health, mental and emotional well-being and even longevity, thereby enabling individuals and communities, including life plan communities, to thrive.

Watch for potential life plan community liabilities

Watch for potential life plan community liabilities

When you understand the evolution of generally accepted accounting principles to identify and record all potential liabilities, you should feel more confident in your contract and fee decisions.

NIC: 5 markets dominate CCRC construction

NIC: 5 markets dominate CCRC construction

More than one-third of all continuing care retirement community unit construction was taking place in five markets as of the fourth quarter of 2017, according to Lana Peck, senior principal of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

CCRCs alone in occupancy increase this year, report says

CCRCs alone in occupancy increase this year, report says

Continuing care retirement communities will be the only segment of senior living and long-term care to see increased occupancy in 2018, according to commercial real estate investment sales, financing, research and advisory services firm Marcus & Millichap.

SNH: Five Star initiatives will address CCRC challenges

SNH: Five Star initiatives will address CCRC challenges

Weaker performance in skilled nursing operations at Five Star Senior Living CCRCs "heavily influenced" a decline in rent coverage in a Senior Housing Properties Trust portfolio, said the REIT's president and CEO, David Hegarty. Five Star is addressing the challenges in two ways, he added.

CMS: Aging population a big driver of annual growth in national healthcare spending

Enrollment shifts from private health insurance to Medicare as baby boomers continue to age into the program will help drive average annual growth of 5.5% in national health spending and enrollment from 2017 to 2026, according to new estimates released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Projections include spending related to nursing care facilities and continuing care retirement communities.

ASHA launches Senior Living Hall of Fame, inducts six

The American Seniors Housing Association launched a new Senior Living Hall of Fame and inducted six industry veterans at its annual meeting.

Number of CCRCs decreases for first time in at least seven years

After increasing every year since at least 2010, the number of continuing care retirement communities decreased in 2017, according to Ziegler's national CCRC listing.

Report: Some residents at risk for a new kind of religious discrimination

Report: Some residents at risk for a new kind of religious discrimination

Revised laws and policies exempting religious organizations from anti-discrimination provisions are taking a toll on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders, a new report claims.

Margins slightly higher for multistate CCRC operators

Margins slightly higher for multistate CCRC operators

For continuing care retirement communities seeking larger margins, expanding into additional states might be a good strategy.

In Focus

May 16

Bringing in the outdoors

Hollidaysburg, PA 

Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence continuing care retirement community recently hosted an outdoor show, "Marching into the Woods."

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