Brookdale associates, partners raise $2.1 million for Alzheimer's

Brookdale associates, partners raise $2.1 million for Alzheimer's

Brookdale Senior Living associates and partners together raised $2.1 million for the Alzheimer's Association in 2017, according to the company.

Senior living placement firm acquired by home care franchisor

Senior living placement firm acquired by home care franchisor

Senior placement franchise CarePatrol will be acquired by in-home care provider ComForCare Health Care Holdings in an agreement announced by the parties on Tuesday.

People in the news, Feb. 6

People in the news, Feb. 6

Retirements, promotions and appointments at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, Epoch Senior Living, Golden West, HCP, HJ Sims, LCB Senior Living, LifeSpan Network, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, SoftWriters, Springpoint Senior Living, Timber Ridge at Talus, the Veterans Home at King and Welltower.

MatrixCare tops 2018 Best in KLAS rankings for LTC software

Bloomington, MN-based MatrixCare has ranked highest on the Best in KLAS list of long-term care software companies for the second consecutive year.

People in the news, Jan. 30

People in the news, Jan. 30

Appointments and promotions at Carter Bank & Trust, Dominion Senior Living, Epoch Senior Living, Erickson Living, Harbor Retirement Associates, Integrity Housing, Jefferson's Ferry, Judson Services, K4Connect, Lifespace Communities, Masterpiece Living, The Mercy Community, SAGE, Sun Health and WesleyLife.

Eclipse Senior Living assumes management of Elmcroft communities

Eclipse Senior Living assumes management of Elmcroft communities

Familiar faces at a new operator, Eclipse Senior Living, have assumed management of 76 private-pay seniors housing communities owned by Chicago-based real estate investment trust Ventas, the REIT announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Jan. 23

People in the news, Jan. 23

Promotions and appointments at Epoch Senior Living, GlynnDevins, HumanGood, Juniper Communities, Lancaster Pollard, LCB Senior Living, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, Primrose Retirement Communities, Solvere Senior Living, the Texas Organization of Residential Care Homes, Watercrest Senior Living Group, Watermark Retirement Communities and Ziegler.

Allegro Senior Living announces new brand

Allegro Senior Living announces new brand

Allegro Senior Living has launched a new brand, Alto Senior Living, with the addition of three new properties to its portfolio.

People in the news, Jan. 16

People in the news, Jan. 16

Promotions and appointments at Harmony Senior Services, Landmark Connect, LCS, Legend Senior Living, Regions Bank, Richfield Living and University Village.

People in the news, Jan. 9

People in the news, Jan. 9

Appointments and promotions at Allergro, Avanti Senior Living, Friendship Health, Harbor Retirement Associates, Juniper Communities, LCB Senior Living, Mansfield Memorial Homes, Pioneer Network and Solinity.

LTC, Tealwood, Tukka form $23 million joint venture

LTC, Tealwood, Tukka form $23 million joint venture

Real estate investment trust LTC Properties announced Wednesday that it is teaming up with a new partner and using a particular financing model for the first time in a $23 million joint venture that will result in a new independent living, assisted living and memory care campus in Wisconsin.

25 Brookdale communities earn Energy Star certification

25 Brookdale communities earn Energy Star certification

Twenty-five Brookdale Senior Living communities have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star certification, the Brentwood, TN-based company announced Wednesday.

People in the news, Jan. 2

People in the news, Jan. 2

Promotions and appointments at Buckner Retirement Services, Cura Hospitality, Elkco Properties, Erickson Living, Friendship Village, RED Mortgage Capital, Solera Senior Living, Validus Senior Living and Welltower.

Atria announces $1 billion development plans

Atria announces $1 billion development plans

Louisville, KY-based Atria Senior Living is planning $1 billion in development and redevelopment in high-barrier-to-entry markets, the company announced Wednesday as it shared news of a major capital raise.

Schwartz will continue to lead CEAL board

Schwartz will continue to lead CEAL board

The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living has named its 2018-2019 board officers, and Lindsay B. Schwartz, Ph.D., of the National Center for Assisted Living will continue as chairwoman.

People in the news, Dec. 19

People in the news, Dec. 19

Promotions and appointments at EarlySense, Ginger Cove, Gurwin Jewish, HJ Sims, Integrace, LCB Senior Living, Lifespace Communities, Maxwell Group / Senior Living Communities, MedOptions, MorningStar Senior Living, Sagora Senior Living and Waltonwood Cary Parkway.

People in the news, Dec. 12

People in the news, Dec. 12

Appointments and promotions at Buckner Retirement Services, Ebenezer, Erickson Living, Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers, The Redwoods, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Spectrum Retirement Communities and Ziegler.

66 assisted living communities meet at least two NCAL quality goals

Sixty-six assisted living communities have attained two or more of the four goals in the National Center for Assisted Living's Quality Initiative, NCAL has announced.

Sales certificate program registration deadline is Dec. 21

Dec. 21 is the registration deadline for Argentum's online certificate program for senior living sales counselors.

People in the news, Dec. 5

People in the news, Dec. 5

Appointments and promotions at The Carrington at Lincolnwood, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Hebrew SeniorLife, Hillcrest Health Services, Methodist Village Senior Living, Reemo Health and Springpoint Senior Living.

People in the news, Nov. 21

People in the news, Nov. 21

Appointments and promotions at Asbury Place, Benchmark Senior Living, Charter Senior Living, Erickson Living, Juniper Communities, Home Care Assistance, LCB Senior Living, Life Care Services, Morning Pointe Senior Living and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

People in the news, Nov. 14

People in the news, Nov. 14

Promotions and appointments at Cadence Senior Living, Church Mutual Insurance Co., Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Living, LifeSpire of Virginia and New Perspective Senior Living.

Assisted living administrator named new ACHCA president

Assisted living administrator named new ACHCA president

Bill McGinley, who received the American College of Health Care Administrators' Distinguished Assisted Living Administrator Award earlier this year, has been named president and CEO of the organization, ACHCA announced Thursday.

People in the news, Nov. 7

People in the news, Nov. 7

Appointments and promotions at Amber Court Assisted Living of Smithtown, ChartWise Medical Systems, Hammes Co., K4Connect, LCB Senior Living and Maplewood Senior Living.

Nelson promoted to CEO of LCS, Kenny to continue as board chair

Nelson promoted to CEO of LCS, Kenny to continue as board chair

Joel Nelson has been promoted to CEO and president of LCS effective Jan. 1, the Des Moines, IA-based company announced Thursday. Current CEO Ed Kenny will continue in his other role as chairman of the board of Life Care Companies LLC and LCS Holdings.

People in the news, Oct. 31

People in the news, Oct. 31

Promotions and appointments at Benedictine Health System, Cadence Senior Living, Morning Pointe Senior Living and New Perspective Senior Living.

People in the news, Oct. 24

People in the news, Oct. 24

Appointments at CareServ, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Hebrew SeniorLife, Reemo Health and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

People in the news, Oct. 17

People in the news, Oct. 17

Appointments and promotions involving Asbury Place, Erickson Living, Gardant Management Solutions, The Glebe, Hammes Co., Maplewood Senior Living, MatrixCare, MSP Real Estate and Heritage Senior Living and Seniority.

People in the news, Oct. 4

People in the news, Oct. 4

Appointments and promotions involving Erickson Living, Front Porch, Legacy Senior Communities, National Lutheran Communities & Services, New Jewish Home and Welltower.

AdCare Health Systems is now Regional Health Properties

AdCare Health Systems is now known as Regional Health Properties following a series of previously planned actions.

LeadingAge has 3 ties to Influencers in Aging list

Three people with connections to LeadingAge have been named to Next Avenue's list of the Top 50 Influencers in Aging for 2017.

Robert Van Dyk to receive NCAL's Jan Thayer Pioneer Award

Robert Van Dyk to receive NCAL's Jan Thayer Pioneer Award

Robert Van Dyk, president and CEO of Ridgewood, NJ-based Van Dyk Health Care, will receive the 2017 Jan Thayer Pioneer Award from the National Center for Assisted Living during the organization's annual meeting in October, NCAL has announced.

People in the news, Sept. 26

People in the news, Sept. 26

Appointments, promotions and honors involving Anthem Memory Care, Atria Senior Living, Brightview Senior Living, Church Mutual Insurance Co., Heritage Senior Living, Haskell, Juniper Communities, LeadingAge Minnesota, LifeSpire of Virginia, Oakmont Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle Corp., Watercrest Senior Living Group and more.

Ventas recognized for sustainability efforts

Ventas recognized for sustainability efforts

Real estate investment trust Ventas has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the first time and has been ranked the top healthcare REIT by GRESB in its assessment of real estate environment, social and governance factors.

People in the news, Sept. 19

People in the news, Sept. 19

Appointments at Brightview Senior Living/The Shelter Group, Legacy Senior Living, Maxwell Group and WesleyLife.

Methodist ElderCare Services changes name to Wesley Communities

The change, which was effective Friday, will be implemented across all properties and services throughout the rest of the year, according to the company.

People in the news, Sept. 12

People in the news, Sept. 12

Appointments and promotions involving Eastcastle Place, Ecumen, Erickson Living, HealthDrive and We Strategic.

Transforming Age, Full Life Care affiliate

Transforming Age, Full Life Care affiliate

Bellevue, WA-based not-for-profit senior living operator Transforming Age has affiliated with one of Washington state's only adult day health and in-home care not-for-profit organizations, Full Life Care, the companies announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Sept. 5

People in the news, Sept. 5

Appointments, promotions and awards related to Ascension Living, Erickson Living, HCP, It's Never 2 Late, the National Council on Aging, National Health Investors, StoneGate Senior Living, Watercrest Senior Living Group and more.

Seniorlink first to earn LTSS distinction from NCQA

Seniorlink first to earn LTSS distinction from NCQA

Boston-based Seniorlink's Caregiver Homes Network is the first healthcare organization in the United States to receive three-year accreditation for case management with long-term services and supports distinction from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Seniorlink announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Aug. 29

People in the news, Aug. 29

Appointments and honors related to the American College of Health Care Administrators, Argentum, Blue Willow Systems, Erickson Living, LCB Senior Living, LeadingAge New York, Peconic Landing and Radiant Senior Living.

People in the news, Aug. 22

People in the news, Aug. 22

Appointments and honors involving Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Florida Argentum, It's Never 2 Late, Lenbrook, Transforming Age, Ventas, Waltonwood, Watermark and more.

People in the news, Aug. 15

People in the news, Aug. 15

Appointments, promotions and honors related to Clearwater Living, Erickson Living, Equinox Terrace Assisted Living, The Goodman Group, the Indiana Health Care Association/Indiana Center for Assisted Living, Jewish Home Family, LeadingAge, Life Care Services, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Senior Care Development, Triloma Financial Group and more.

Partnership aims to improve planning, design of senior living communities

Partnership aims to improve planning, design of senior living communities

The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments and J+J Flooring Group have formed a partnership to conduct post-occupancy evaluations in an effort to improve the planning and design of senior living communities.

People in the news, Aug. 8

People in the news, Aug. 8

Appointments and awards involving Dominion Senior Living, the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Validus Senior Living, Vi Christi Health, Watercrest Senior Living, Watermark Retirement Communities and more.

Continuing Care Hall of Fame to induct four

The Continuing Care Hall of Fame will induct four members this year at an Oct. 29 gala at the InterContinental New Orleans.

76 more assisted living directors obtain credential

76 more assisted living directors obtain credential

Seventy-six additional senior living professionals have earned the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential, the Senior Living Certification Commission announced Monday.

People in the news, Aug. 1

People in the news, Aug. 1

Appointments, promotions and honors involving Berkadia, Cindat Capital Management, Erickson Living, Genacross Lutheran Services, HCP, LeadingAge Florida, Legacy Senior Living, Maplewood Senior Living, Monarch Landing, Presence Health, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp. and more.

People in the news, July 25

People in the news, July 25

Promotions, appointments and honors related to Asbury Communities, Erickson Living, LeadingAge Florida, LCS, Norterre, Presbyterian Communities and Services and Ziegler.

NCAL announces 2017 award winners

NCAL announces 2017 award winners

The National Center for Assisted Living announced the recipients of its 2017 awards Thursday. Winners will be recognized at an Oct. 15 event.

Five Star plans to offer rehab services at other operators' communities

Five Star plans to offer rehab services at other operators' communities

Five Star Senior Living has announced plans to expand its rehabilitation and wellness services to communities that it does not operate. The division formerly known as Five Star Rehabilitation & Wellness has been renamed Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions.

People in the news, July 11

People in the news, July 11

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Always Best Care, Capital Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, The Goodman Group, Newmark Knight Frank, Perkins Eastman and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

People in the news, July 5

People in the news, July 5

Promotions, appointments and honors involving Assisted Living by Unlimited Care Cottages, Erickson Living, ESCO Technologies, Green Courte Partners, IntegraCare, It's Never 2 Late, LCB Senior Living, Legacy Senior Communities, MBK Real Estate, PruittHealth, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Thoma-Holec Design, Vitas Healthcare, West Health and more.

Pinnacle Living is new name for Virginia United Methodist Homes

Pinnacle Living is new name for Virginia United Methodist Homes

Richmond, VA-based Virginia United Methodist Homes announced a name change Monday to Pinnacle Living in an effort to shed the word home and to clarify to the public that residents and employees of any faith are welcome.

Columbia Pacific Advisors acquiring Hawthorn Retirement Group

Columbia Pacific Advisors acquiring Hawthorn Retirement Group

Seattle-based senior housing developer and owner Columbia Pacific Advisors and its founders announced the pending purchase of Hawthorn Retirement Group, a Vancouver, WA-based owner, developer and operator of senior housing communities in 20 states and two Canadian provinces, on Monday.

People in the news, June 20

People in the news, June 20

New appointments, promotions and honors related to Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Aegis Living, Asbury Group, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Erickson Living, Friendship, Integral Senior Living, LCB Senior Living, the National Council on Aging, Ohio Living Foundation, Somerby Senior Living and more.

Pathway to Living is new name for Pathway Senior Living

Pathway to Living is new name for Pathway Senior Living

Pathway Senior Living announced a name change to Pathway to Living on Thursday, unveiling a new logo and redesigned website.

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., leaving LeadingAge

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., leaving LeadingAge

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., is leaving her position as senior vice president for public policy and health services at LeadingAge to become president and CEO of the SNP Alliance.

People in the news, June 6

People in the news, June 6

Appointments and awards involving Community at Asbury Place, Brookmeade, Era Living, Erickson Living, Hebrew SeniorLife, Sage Senior Living, Sodexo, Springpoint Senior Living and Welltower.

$82 million Windsor at Celebration on track to open in spring '18

$82 million Windsor at Celebration on track to open in spring '18

The only parcel of the Disney-originated master-planned Celebration community designated for seniors housing, the $82 million Windsor at Celebration is on track to open in spring 2018 in Celebration, FL, according to Richard Ackerman, senior managing principal of developer/owner Big Rock Partners. The community will be managed by Life Care Services.

Second Latitude Margaritaville location announced

Second Latitude Margaritaville location announced

Hilton Head, SC, will be the location of the second Latitude Margaritaville 55+ active adult residential community, Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings have announced.

People in the news, May 30

People in the news, May 30

Appointments and honors involving Century Park Associates, LCB Senior Living, Piper Shores/Holbrook Health Center and Seniorlink.

Harbor plans for all executive directors to earn CDAL credential

Harbor plans for all executive directors to earn CDAL credential

Harbor Retirement Associates plans for all its executive directors to earn the certified director of assisted living credential by the end of this year, the company announced Thursday.

LTSS will be focus of new LeadingAge - UMass Boston center

LTSS will be focus of new LeadingAge - UMass Boston center

LeadingAge and the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston are partnering to create the first-of-its-kind LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, LeadingAge announced Tuesday.

People in the news, May 23

People in the news, May 23

Appointments, awards and more involving Asbury Communities, Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Commonweealth Senior Living, Erickson Living, Friendship Senior Options Foundation, National Lutheran Communities and Services, Senior Housing Properties Trust, Senior Lifestyle, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Villaggio at San Luis Obispo and more.

Ziegler named a leading healthcare/senior living underwriter

Privately held investment bank Ziegler said Thursday that 2016 league tables compiled by Thomson Reuters position the company as the No. 1 healthcare/senior living underwriter by financings and the No. 4 healthcare/senior living underwriter by par amount.

People in the news, May 16

People in the news, May 16

Appointments, promotions, retirements and awards involving AdCare Health Systems, Aegis Living, Anthem Memory Care, Avera Health, Brookdale Senior Living, Century Park Associates, Covenant Retirement Communities, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Home Care Assistance, K4Connect, La Costa Glen, Legacy Senior Living, Life Care Services, Methodist Eldercare Services, Senior Care Development, Watercrest Senior Living Group and more.

LeadingAge launches affordable housing campaign

LeadingAge launched a campaign Monday targeting the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program.

Acts Retirement mourns death of CEO Mark Vanderbeck

Acts Retirement mourns death of CEO Mark Vanderbeck

Acts Retirement-Life Communities CEO J. Mark Vanderbeck died unexpectedly on Wednesday, the West Point, PA-based company announced Thursday.

Vi recognized for employee training efforts

For the seventh consecutive year, Vi, operator of 10 CCRCs across the country, has been recognized for its staff training efforts with a particular award.

Benchmark Senior Living named among 'Best Places to Work'

Waltham, MA-based Benchmark Senior Living has been named one of the Boston Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" for the sixth time.

People in the news, April 25

People in the news, April 25

Promotions, appointments and honors at Erickson Living, Glacier Hills, Legacy Senior Living, National Senior Campuses, Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services, Renaissance Assisted Living and The Harbor at Renaissance, Senior Lifestyle Corp., ThedaCare, Trilogy Health Services and more.

'Smart' senior living system implemented at five Spring Arbor communities

'Smart' senior living system implemented at five Spring Arbor communities

A technology platform newly implemented after a pilot project enables staff members to monitor care, hospitality and operational efficiency, but some of its main benefits relate to resident socialization and health, according to HHHunt's Spring Arbor.

People in the news, April 19

People in the news, April 19

Appointments and honors involving American Medical Facilities Management, Erickson Living, Harbor Retirement Associates, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Integrace Copper Ridge, Jefferson's Ferry, the National Council on Aging, Northbridge Companies, Presbyterian Communities and Service, SearStone, the Utah Health Care Association and more.

Senior living represented on MA governor's Aging Council

Senior living represented on MA governor's Aging Council

The CEOs of Benchmark Senior Living and Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly are two of 24 people named to a new group tasked with developing a plan to improve public and private efforts to support healthy aging in Massachusetts.

'Family is Forever' will be theme of National Assisted Living Week

'Family is Forever' will be theme of National Assisted Living Week

"Family is Forever" will be the theme of National Assisted Living Week this year, the National Center for Assisted Living announced Wednesday. The annual observance will be Sept. 10 to 16.

People in the news, April 11

People in the news, April 11

Retirements, appointments and honors related to Asbury Place, Harbor Retirement Associates, The New Jewish Home, The Terraces of Boise and more.

Senior living sees first Freddie Mac lease-up loan

Oakmont of San Jose, an assisted living and memory care community in Northern California, is the recipient of the first-ever Freddie Mac lease-up loan on a seniors housing property, said real estate lending, investment and advisory company Greystone on Wednesday.

People in the news, April 4

People in the news, April 4

Appointments, transitions and honors involving the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, HCP, LCB Senior Living, Masterpiece Living and the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care.

Assisted living, PACE are focuses for new AMDA president

The new president of AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine says she will continue to expand the organization's efforts to include care settings such as assisted living communities and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.

HCP completes $1.125 billion sale of 64 Brookdale communities

HCP has completed the sale of a portfolio of 64 triple-net assets leased to Brookdale Senior Living to affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P. at the previously announced aggregate sales price of $1.125 billion, the real estate investment trust said Wednesday.

Two operators expanding into additional states

Wichita, KS-based Legend Senior Living has entered the Pennsylvania market, and Wall Township, NJ-based Springpoint Senior Living will set up shop in Delaware, under agreements the companies recently announced.

People in the news, March 28

People in the news, March 28

Appointments and honors involving Aviva, Benchmark Senior Living, Centers Health Care, Lenbrook and Senior Lifestyle Corp.

People in the news, March 21

People in the news, March 21

Appointments at Baycrest Village, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Holiday Retirement, Van Dyk Health Care and Watermark Retirement Communities.

Ryan Companies expands presence in senior living

Ryan Companies expands presence in senior living

Ryan Companies is expanding its presence in senior living through projects with Grand Living and Life Care Services, an LCS company.

People in the news, March 14

People in the news, March 14

Promotions, appointments and honors involving Asbury Place, Capital Senior Living, East Ridge at Cutler Bay, Erickson Living and The LaSalle Group.

US-based operator plans expansion in India

Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Management and the affiliated alternative investment firm Columbia Pacific Advisors have acquired a senior housing operator in India and said they plan to significantly expand their portfolio in that country over the next five years.

People in the news, March 7

People in the news, March 7

Appointments, awards and promotions involving Amber Court Assisted Living, the American College of Health Care Administrators, Asbury Communities, Brightview Senior Living, Dominion Senior Living, Memory Care America and Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp.

Protect, strengthen public health workforce, advocacy groups tell president

The role of federal public health and biomedical researchers is critical and should be remembered as long-term policy regarding federal hiring is considered, several advocacy groups, including Argentum, told President Donald Trump in a Feb. 27 letter.

People in the news, Feb. 28

People in the news, Feb. 28

Appointments, promotions and awards at Chelsea Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Dominion Senior Living, LifeSpan Network, MBK Senior Living, National Health Investor, Pomperaug Woods and Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp.

ABHOW, Beacon, be.group to have new name 6/1

ABHOW, Beacon, be.group to have new name 6/1

American Baptist Homes of the West, Beacon Communities and be.group collectively will be known as HumanGood effective June 1, the companies announced Friday.

CNL Healthcare Properties II makes first acquisition

CNL Healthcare Properties II makes first acquisition

Orlando, FL-based CNL Healthcare Properties II Inc. will make its first investment by purchasing Summer Vista Assisted Living Community in Pensacola, FL, according to an agreement the non-traded real estate investment trust signed with Summer Vista Assisted Living LLC and Hardcourt Development No. 2 LLC.

Four CCRCs recognized for employee, resident engagement

National consulting firm Holleran has awarded "highest honors" to four senior living operators for the scores they achieved in employee and resident engagement studies conducted by the company in 2016.

People in the news, Feb. 21

People in the news, Feb. 21

Appointments, promotions and honors related to The Ambassador of Scarsdale, Anthem Memory Care, WM Daugherty & Co LLC, Hebrew SeniorLife, Jefferson's Ferry Foundation, Juniper Communities, KAI Design & Build, Lutheran Senior Services, Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities, Norterre, Peconic Landing, SCAN Group, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Senior Source Consulting Group, Solvere Senior Living, Spectrum Retirement, Touchmark, Watercrest Senior Living Group and Willow Gardens Memory Care.

252 earn new assisted living certification

252 earn new assisted living certification

The independent, nonprofit Senior Living Certification Commission, formed by Argentum in 2015, has awarded the certified director of assisted living designation to its inaugural class of 252 senior living professionals.

Brookdale raises $2 million to fight Alzheimer's disease

Brookdale raises $2 million to fight Alzheimer's disease

Brookdale Senior Living employees, residents, family members and business partners raised more than $2 million for Alzheimer's disease in 2016, the third consecutive year they've generated more than $1 million in donations, according to the company.

SoftBank to acquire Brookdale/Holiday investor Fortress for $3.3 billion

Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. will acquire New York City-based Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion in cash, the companies announced Tuesday.

People in the news, Feb. 7

People in the news, Feb. 7

Appointments and honors at Erickson Living, Holiday Retirement, Housing & Healthcare Finance, Peconic Landing, Sagora Senior Living, Solvere Senior Living, Sun Health Senior Living, Trinity Health Senior Communities, Via Christi and more.

AEW closes seniors housing fund with $500 million in commitments

AEW Capital Management has closed AEW Senior Housing Investors III with commitments totaling $500 million, reaching the fund's target fundraise and hard cap, the Boston-based real estate investment management services company has announced.

Senior Star's 12 communities receive CARF accreditation

All 12 Senior Star senior living communities have been accredited for three years by independent, not-for-profit accreditation firm CARF.

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Brookdale Senior Living resident Eleanor "Ellie" Ross recently got to ski again thanks to a Brookdale partnership with two-time Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom.