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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.

Seniors housing transaction volume continues downward trend, NIC says

Seniors housing transaction volume continues downward trend, NIC says

Seniors housing and care transaction volume has declined over the past three years, according to preliminary data shared by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

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.

Seniors housing a 'best bet' for investors: report

Seniors housing a 'best bet' for investors: report

Several factors are converging to make seniors housing one of the "expected best bets" for investors this year, according to a new report.

Senior living market fundamentals stagnant in fourth quarter

Senior living market fundamentals stagnant in fourth quarter

Occupancy, annual absorption and construction as a share of existing inventory in senior living remained unchanged in the fourth quarter compared with the third quarter, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care said Thursday as it released fourth-quarter performance data captured by the NIC MAP Data Service.

Memory care occupancy increasing

Memory care occupancy increasing

Occupancy in memory care increased in the third quarter, somewhat reversing from a downward trend that had begun in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace.

Your favorite columns of 2017

An examination of analytics reveals which business challenges were top topics of interest for McKnight's Senior Living website visitors, newsletter readers and social media followers and friends in 2017. Here's a chance to revisit our most popular columns of the year or to read them for the first time.

Outlook for CCRC occupancy depends on type of community

Outlook for CCRC occupancy depends on type of community

Occupancy at continuing care retirement communities is trending upward overall, but some types of communities are experiencing higher rates than others, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

Seniors housing continues to produce strong returns

Seniors housing continues to produce strong returns

Seniors housing continues to produce higher annualized total returns than apartment, hotel, office and retail properties, according to the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries.

Texas among states with big gains in senior housing inventory

Texas among states with big gains in senior housing inventory

When it comes to senior living, Texas is hopping — or at least parts of it are.

Assisted living occupancy inches up in third quarter

Assisted living occupancy inches up in third quarter

Occupancy in assisted living communities averaged 86.6% during the third quarter, up 0.2 percentage point from the second quarter, when it had fallen to its lowest point ever for the second time in 11 years, according to data released Wednesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's MAP Data Service.

5-year study aims to prove benefits of life plan community living

5-year study aims to prove benefits of life plan community living

A five-year study of more than 2,000 life plan community residents by the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging and Northwestern University will try to determine the effects that living in such a community has on residents' long-term health and wellness, the institute announced Tuesday.

Four takeaways from the NIC meeting

Four takeaways from the NIC meeting

While I have been attending NIC conferences for more than two decades, I marvel at how relevant and informative they continue to be. The 2017 event was no exception. Here are but four takeaways from last week's event.

Kim Campbell is on a memory care mission

Kim Campbell is on a memory care mission

Three years after Glen Campbell received his Alzheimer's diagnosis, his wife, Kim, didn't know that memory care communities existed. Now she's on a mission to ensure that other family caregivers of those with dementia don't find themselves in the same position.

$16 million, 5-year study will test artificial intelligence in senior living

$16 million, 5-year study will test artificial intelligence in senior living

IBM and the University of California San Diego on Thursday announced a $16 million, five-year collaboration that will test how artificial intelligence, or AI, can be used to help detect mild cognitive impairment earlier in retirement community residents and other older adults.

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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.