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New Senior to move 21 communities from Holiday to Atria as Atria introduces new brand

New Senior Investment Group will transition the management of 21 senior living communities in its 103-community portfolio from Holiday Retirement to Atria Senior Living in an effort to diversify the operator mix in its portfolio, President and CEO Susan Givens announced Thursday during the real estate investment trust’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 earnings call.
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Pennant puts acquisitions on hold for senior living but not home health, hospice

In the midst of a “challenging operating environment” for senior living, The Pennant Group does not plan to allocate capital for acquisitions in the sector in the near term “as our leaders focus their efforts on navigating the challenges of the pandemic and driving improved results in our existing buildings,” Chairman and CEO Danny Walker said Thursday on the holding company’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 earnings call.
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Coronavirus protocols, leverage position Brookdale for long-term growth

Implementing protocols to protect residents and associates during the pandemic, and an agreement to sell a majority stake in its home health and hospice business, sets Brookdale Senior Living up for long-term growth and success, President and CEO Lucinda “Cindy” Baier said Thursday during a fourth-quarter and 2020 full-year earnings call.

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Operators may soon perk up to vaccine challenge

To vaccinate staff or not to vaccinate staff? That is the question. A few senior living operators likely will steer clear of this pandemic-inspired matter. But most soon will need to confront the issue, one way or the other. Which in many communities likely will give rise to another important question: How best to get…

A big list for the small screen

If you’re like many over the past year, you’ve been spending more time inside than usual, often in front of a television, streaming or otherwise watching series and movies. A new list provides some new ideas for resident recommendations, programming or your personal life.

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People in the news, Feb. 23

Appointments, promotions and news at Atlas Senior Living, Benchmark Senior Living, Bridges by EPOCH, Cadence Living, JEA Senior Living, Milestone Retirement Communities, Ohio Living and Sunrise Senior Living.
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ACHCA convocation set for April 13 to 27

Assisted living will be on the agenda when the American College of Health Care Administrators hosts its 2021 Convocation & Expo Virtual Experience April 13 to 27, the organization announced Wednesday.

In Focus

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Instrumental partnership

A special collaboration between a nonprofit life plan community and the Nashville Symphony is helping both entities re-emerge from the pandemic. Learn more, and read how to submit your photos for consideration.