Lois A. Bowers
Public investors are pulling back from seniors housing for four reasons, according to National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace.
What's one way to retain employees? Make sure their supervisors are people for whom they want to work, suggests a recent national survey.
The tight labor market is preventing the construction of senior living communities and increasing wage pressure among operators, according to National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace.
Senior living industry leaders are remembering Anthony James "Tony" Mullen as a trailblazing, passionate advocate of seniors housing and care as well as a good friend. Mullen died Saturday after having a heart attack. He was 61.
Panelists at a Thursday educational session at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's Spring Investment Forum in Dallas shared advice for addressing senior living's No. 1 challenge: recruiting and retaining workers.
Maria Nadelstumph of Brandywine Living shared with attendees at the NIC Spring Investment Forum what her company had learned when seeking partners to help integrate care delivery into service offerings for residents.
HCP is transitioning the management of 24 senior housing communities that it owns from Brentwood, TN-based Brookdale Senior Living to Louisville, KY-based Atria Senior Living, the Irvine, CA-based real estate investment trust announced Monday.
It only makes sense to turn to not-yet-retired baby boomers to meet some of the employment needs of senior living organizations. And at least four such organizations have committed in writing to doing just that through one national program.
New assisted living database designed to enable operators, lenders to compare communities nationwideMarch 04, 2018
A new assisted living and memory care quality database by Formation Healthcare Group and Vision LTC has completed beta testing and has been launched publicly to a limited number of organizations, the companies have announced. Attendees of this week's NIC Spring Investment Forum will have the opportunity to view it firsthand.
Guy Sansone is expected to be the new CEO of HCR ManorCare once the dust settles from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing that happened Sunday. Quality Care Properties outlined plans Friday as the REIT announced an agreement that would give it ownership of the operator.
Anthem Memory Care continues to make progress on occupancy and earnings, LTC Properties Chairman, President and CEO Wendy Simpson said Friday during the Westlake Village, CA-based real estate investment trust's fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings call.
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.
Capital Senior Living's first national public health initiative to better protect residents from the effects of the flu resulted in "significant reductions in infections, hospitalizations and deaths nationwide," CEO Larry Cohen said Tuesday on the company's fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings call.
The existence of arbitration agreements is one of 34 reasons that a lawsuit alleging that a senior living community abandoned residents during an October wildfire should not proceed, according to the community and related companies.
The assisted living industry should look to the skilled nursing industry for standards that could be implemented to help improve resident care and operators' bottom lines, said the authors of an editorial published in JAMDA, the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
The definition of "joint employer" is reverting to one established during the Obama administration after the National Labor Relations Board announced Monday that one of its members had a potential conflict of interest and should not have voted in a related case.
This interesting piece of research recently caught my eye: People who end their showers with a blast of cold water tend to be absent from work less often than those who don't.
Forty percent of senior living CEOs could be retiring within the next five years, making succession planning an urgent matter, suggests a recent survey sponsored by LeadingAge.
Citing "negative pressures" related to supply and increased competition, New Senior Investment Group CEO Susan Givens said Friday that the real estate investment trust is considering various "strategic alternatives" to help increase shareholder value.
Welltower executives said that they hope Brookdale Senior Living can focus on fundamentals now that the company has announced turnaround plans that include a management shake-up in the wake of the rejection of a buyout offer.
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.
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.
Editorial staff members of McKnight's Senior Living are finalists for a Jesse H. Neal Award, often referred to as "the Pulitzer Prize of business media."
LeadingAge's board chair talks about the labor and policy challenges operators must face.
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.
The severe flu season and supply issues that seem to be affecting occupancy among some senior living operators don't appear to be having as much of an effect in National Health Investors' portfolio, leaders of the real estate investment trust said Friday during an earnings call.
Land & Buildings will be "closely monitoring" the progress that Brookdale Senior Living is making on its efforts to sell some or all of its assets, activist shareholder Jonathan Litt, founder and chief investment officer of the registered investment manager, said Friday in a public letter to fellow shareholders.
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.
Omega Healthcare Investors counts among its strengths one of its senior living partners, CEO Taylor Pickett told those participating in an earnings call on Wednesday. But the REIT's portfolio continues to be dominated by skilled nursing.
Memory care will be the biggest growth area in senior living and long-term care in 2018, predict executives participating in Lancaster Pollard's "2018 Seniors Housing and Care Survey," the results of which were released Tuesday.