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.
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.
The Continuing Care Hall of Fame will induct four members this year at an Oct. 29 gala at the InterContinental New Orleans.
Seventy-six additional senior living professionals have earned the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential, the Senior Living Certification Commission announced Monday.
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.
Promotions, appointments and honors related to Asbury Communities, Erickson Living, LeadingAge Florida, LCS, Norterre, Presbyterian Communities and Services and Ziegler.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Senior Living announced a name change to Pathway to Living on Thursday, unveiling a new logo and redesigned website.
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.
Appointments and awards involving Community at Asbury Place, Brookmeade, Era Living, Erickson Living, Hebrew SeniorLife, Sage Senior Living, Sodexo, Springpoint Senior Living and Welltower.
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.
Hilton Head, SC, will be the location of the second Latitude Margaritaville 55+ active adult residential community, Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings have announced.
Appointments and honors involving Century Park Associates, LCB Senior Living, Piper Shores/Holbrook Health Center and Seniorlink.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 launched a campaign Monday targeting the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program.
Acts Retirement-Life Communities CEO J. Mark Vanderbeck died unexpectedly on Wednesday, the West Point, PA-based company announced Thursday.
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.
Waltham, MA-based Benchmark Senior Living has been named one of the Boston Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" for the sixth time.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Retirements, appointments and honors related to Asbury Place, Harbor Retirement Associates, The New Jewish Home, The Terraces of Boise and more.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Appointments and honors involving Aviva, Benchmark Senior Living, Centers Health Care, Lenbrook and Senior Lifestyle Corp.
Appointments at Baycrest Village, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Holiday Retirement, Van Dyk Health Care and Watermark Retirement Communities.
Ryan Companies is expanding its presence in senior living through projects with Grand Living and Life Care Services, an LCS company.
Promotions, appointments and honors involving Asbury Place, Capital Senior Living, East Ridge at Cutler Bay, Erickson Living and The LaSalle Group.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Baptist Homes of the West, Beacon Communities and be.group collectively will be known as HumanGood effective June 1, the companies announced Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. will acquire New York City-based Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion in cash, the companies announced Tuesday.
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 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.
All 12 Senior Star senior living communities have been accredited for three years by independent, not-for-profit accreditation firm CARF.
Three college students each will receive $2,000 as winners of SeniorAdvisor.com's third annual Future of Assisted Living scholarship program.
Appointments, promotions and awards at Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Living, Front Porch, Green Hill, Jewish Home, Peconic Landing, Touchmark, Van Dyk Health Care, Watercrest and more.
Appointments, promotions, awards and other news from Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Cornerstone Healthcare Group Holding, Erickson Senior Living, HCP, Healthcare Realty Trust, Integrace, LCB Senior Living, LeadingAge New Jersey, Lifespace Communities, Morningside Ministries, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, New Perspective Senior Living, Presbyterian Communities and Services, Prestige Care, Sun Health at Home, Welltower, Wesley Homes and more.
Keith Johannessen, president, chief operating officer and a board member of Capital Senior Living, died Tuesday after battling cancer, the company announced Wednesday.
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.
The four-property portfolio of US Memory Care communities in Texas has been purchased by an undisclosed investor. Managers of the properties have been announced, however.
Appointments and promotions involving Civitas Senior Living, Front Porch, Sonata Senior Living, Whirlpool Corp. Commercial Laundry and more.
Aegis Living came in at No. 46 on Glassdoor's latest list of the top 50 large employers. It's the first time that a senior living organization has made the list.
Appointments, promotions and other news from Christian Living Communities, Civitas Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Senior Living, Jefferson's Ferry Foundation, LCB Senior Living, LeadingAge Indiana, Presbyterian Communities and Services, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Shell Point Retirement Community and more.
Bloomfield, NJ-based Juniper Communities paid $13.65 million to acquire Wood River Village in Bensalem, PA, on Nov. 30, financing the entire purchase with cash from its balance sheet.
Specialty investment bank Ziegler has closed on $232 million in Series 2016 financing for Acts Retirement-Life Communities. The total transaction size is among the largest issues in the tax-exempt senior living marketplace, according to Ziegler.
Magnolia Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center, Pearl Garden and Brandywine Living at Livingston.
Research will be a focus of the senior living organization's relationship with the risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company.
Appointments at Acts Retirement-Life Communities, the American College of Health Care Administrators, Bridges by Epoch, Caremerge and Solvere Senior Living.
Healthcare improvement company Premier Inc. will acquire group purchasing organizations Innovatix and Essensa Ventures for $325 million, the company announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.
Appointments, promotions, awards and other news related to Aegis Living, Brandywine Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Capital One, Capital Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Eliza Bryant Village, Genesis HealthCare, Greystone, Jefferson's Ferry, LeadingAge, Lifespace Communities, North Hill, Welltower, Wheelock Terrace and more.
Global investment management firm Arcapita has acquired a privately held portfolio of three U.S. senior living communities for $110 million.
Middle-market real estate private equity firm The Tanbic Company has entered the senior living space with the $15.4 million purchase of Friendship Village at La Cholla. The company said it aims to allocate $100 million to potential acquisitions or developments in seniors housing within the next year.
Appointments, promotions and awards related to the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, Anthem Memory Care, Brookdale Senior Living, Clearwater Senior Living, HCP, LCB Senior Living, Lifespace Communities, Menorah Manor, North Hill, Presbyterian Senior Living, WESTliving and more.
Nonprofit retirement community developer and manager Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp. is negotiating with Cornerstone Affiliates to purchase one of its companies, Seniority Inc., sister to ABHOW, be.group and Beacon Communities.
Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, the largest not-for-profit operator of continuing care retirement / life plan communities in the Buckeye State, has changed its name to Ohio Living.
Appointments, promotions and awards in senior living.
More than 1,600 participants are attending the PointClickCare SUMMIT, which began Monday in Orlando, FL.
Senior living referral service A Place for Mom is adding the OurParents brand to its portfolio of services focused on helping families find services and care solutions, the company announced Thursday.
Murfreesboro, TN-based National Health Investors will acquire an entrance-fee continuing care retirement / life plan community in North Branford, CT, for $74 million, the real estate investment trust announced Thursday.
Charlottesville, VA-based Commonwealth Assisted Living has changed its name to Commonwealth Senior Living, the company announced Tuesday.
LCB Senior Living LLC celebrated the groundbreaking of The Residence at Melrose Station in Melrose, MA. It offers 90 apartments in independent living, assisted living and memory care.
Christian "Chris" Mason of Oregon was re-elected as chairman of the board of directors of the National Center for Assisted Living Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Health Care Association / NCAL in Nashville, TN. It's his second term. The board also welcomes two new members.
Two senior living organizations in different parts of the country announced name changes on Tuesday.
Appointments, promotions and awards involving Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community, Brookdale Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, Jefferson's Ferry, National Lutheran Communities & Services, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Sunrise Senior Living, Windsor Rosewood Care Center and more.
The National Center for Assisted Living added four new assisted living quality measures to LTC Trend Tracker, so member organizations now can track their progress on all of the NCAL Quality Initiative goals within one tool, the organization announced Sunday at NCAL Day.
Appointments, promotions and awards involving Ann's Choice, Erickson Living, Gardant, Genesis HealthCare, Integral Senior Living, Legacy Senior Living and Sunrise Senior Living.
Auburn Hills, MI-based Moceri says it plans to invest more than $1.2 billion over 10 years to build new senior living communities under the Blossom Collection name in its home state.
Online caregiver marketplace CareLinx and online caregiver learning service CareAcademy.com are partnering to provide professional courses and certificates for the 150,000 caregivers who are on the CareLinx platform, the companies have announced.
Appointments, promotions and awards involving Aspen House Memory Care Assisted Living, Evergreen Estates, IntegraCare, the National Center for Assisted Living, Newhaven Court at Clearview, the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, Prestige Care, the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, Symphony Senior Living and more.
Sodexo formally will launch a new restaurant concept later this month to supplement the traditional dining service in the senior living communities it serves. Bistro 464 should be available at more than 100 locations within its first year, the company said.
ABP Acquisition LLC announced Monday that it intends to make a cash tender offer for up to 10 million shares of common stock of Newton, MA-based Five Star Quality Care at a $3 per share, a 57% premium over Friday's closing price of $1.91 per share.
The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living's Randy Slikkers talks about the organization's strategic vision for the future.
Martha A. Roherty joins Center for Excellence in Assisted Living Board of Directors, James "Mac" McClelland receives Senior Service Award from Woodstock Terrace Assisted Living.
Lifespace says appointments designed to position organization for mergers and acquisitions, Norterre names chief operating officer, Lutheran Senior Services names director of clinical resources, Dominion Senior Living adds an executive director, Jewish Home Family CEO appointed to New Jersey elder abuse task force
Enlivant will increase the size of its portfolio by 40% when it finalizes the acquisitions of 48 senior living communities from multiple unidentified sellers, the company announced Thursday.
Appointments, promotions and awards involving Life Care Services, Lutheran Senior Services, Plante Moran Living Forward, Sedgebrook, Senior Care Development and Watercrest Senior Living Group.
Newport Beach, CA-based Clearwater Senior Living and Boston-based real estate investment management company Berkshire Group will develop and acquire seniors housing communities in the western United States under a joint venture announced Monday.