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Next Brookdale CEO talks turnaround after company rejects takeover bid

Next Brookdale CEO talks turnaround after company rejects takeover bid

As Lucinda "Cindy" Baier prepares to lead Brookdale Senior Living, the company's short-term turnaround plans include selling 30 communities, cutting $25 million in general and administrative expenses, increasing automation and the use technology where possible, and moving more decisions to the community level when deemed appropriate. She spoke with McKnight's Senior Living on Thursday.

Senior living could lead cultural shift related to aging, report author says

Senior living could lead cultural shift related to aging, report author says

The senior living industry, with innovation and imagination, could drive a new era of healthful aging, one of the authors of a new report from the Milken Institute told McKnight's Senior Living. "But things must change," she added.

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Investors prefer communities that offer both IL and AL, survey finds

Investors prefer communities that offer both IL and AL, survey finds

Senior housing investors are shifting to prefer communities that offer both independent living and assisted living (with or without memory care) on one campus, according to newly released results of a survey by professional services firm JLL.

Record-setting elder fraud sweep nets defendants who stole more than $500M, Justice Dept. says

Record-setting elder fraud sweep nets defendants who stole more than $500M, Justice Dept. says

Charges against more than 250 defendants who allegedly stole more than $500 million from more than a million Americans were announced Thursday in an effort that the Justice Department described as "the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history."

Editors' Columns

Want to keep earning CE credits? The rules are about to change

Want to keep earning CE credits? The rules are about to change

If you are in the habit of obtaining continuing education credits from the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards, your world will be changing dramatically on April 1.

Another caregiver shortage for senior living

Another caregiver shortage for senior living

If anyone in senior living or long-term care is screaming in relation to the results of this year's Fellowship Matches, they are screams of despair.

Guest Columns

Senior living resiliency in the face of disaster

Senior living resiliency in the face of disaster

The past year has been particularly challenging for all types of senior living and healthcare providers in California and beyond, but the response to disasters by one particular facility represents the pinnacle of preparedness, dedication and resiliency.

5 senior living marketing points to remember in 2018

5 senior living marketing points to remember in 2018

We gathered a group of senior housing marketing experts to forecast upcoming trends.

Marketplace Columns

How sales enablement can speed up move-ins

How sales enablement can speed up move-ins

A proactive, always-evolving sales enablement process will go a long way in differentiating your community and services while helping you achieve your core business and care goals.

Six emerging housing trends in 55+ living communities

Six emerging housing trends in 55+ living communities

With the demand for age-restricted communities expected to continue to grow rapidly over the next decade, developers increasingly will need to meet the changing wants and needs of those who are retired or nearing retirement.

Company News

Ziegler launches Senior Living Municipal Long Bond Index

Ziegler has launched the Senior Living Municipal Long Bond Index, the specialty investment bank announced Thursday.

Bon Secours, Mercy Health merger will create fifth-largest Catholic health system

Marriottsville, MD-based Bon Secours Health System and Cincinnati-based Mercy Health announced merger plans Wednesday. When complete, the combined entity will operate more than 50 senior living and post-acute care sites across seven states.

Product News

Silverado to use Eversound technology in all of its communities

Silverado to use Eversound technology in all of its communities

Silverado will use Eversound's patented wireless headphone system in all 36 of its memory care communities across eight states, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.