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CCaH programs growing in popularity

CCaH programs growing in popularity

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Continuing Care at Home programs, formerly called "CCRCs without walls," are growing in popularity as offerings by senior living and care providers, with more than 30 programs now available across 17 states, according to specialty bank Ziegler.

Good Samaritan-Sanford affiliation effects could 'ripple' throughout sector

Good Samaritan-Sanford affiliation effects could 'ripple' throughout sector

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The merger of one of the country's largest senior living and care organizations with one of the country's largest healthcare systems will have a "ripple effect" throughout the sector, according to one industry expert.

More CCRCs part of larger systems now, Ziegler says

More CCRCs part of larger systems now, Ziegler says

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Life plan communities have become more likely to be part of larger systems and slightly less likely to be sponsored by a not-for-profit organization over the past several years, according to specialty investment bank Ziegler.

People in the news, May 1

People in the news, May 1

Promotions and appointments at The Amsterdam at Harborside, Atria Senior Living, Benchmark Senior Living, Epoch Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, Isakson Living, Morning Pointe Senior Living, OakView Health Center, Peconic Landing, PGIM Real Estate Finance, Presbyterian Village North and Ziegler.

Senior living community expansions focus on independent living

Senior living community expansions focus on independent living

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Independent living has been the focus of not-for-profit senior living community expansion projects over the past several years, according to newly published data from Ziegler.

Succession planning urgent need in senior living, survey suggests

Succession planning urgent need in senior living, survey suggests

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Seventy-three percent of senior living CEOs whose organizations were represented in a recent survey by Ziegler could be retiring within the next 10 years, according to survey results. Sixty-five percent of the organizations don't have formal, written succession plans in place for the CEO position, however.

Ziegler closes on $94.3 million refinancing of Florida retirement community

"By taking a unique approach to the Section 232 board and care criteria, this loan accomplished the largest refinance of a single-asset senior housing community in HUD's portfolio," Ziegler Financing Corp. said of the deal involving the not-for-profit Village at Gainesville.

People in the News, Feb. 27

People in the News, Feb. 27

Appointments, promotions and other news involving Capital Senior Living Corp., Charter Senior Living, Five Star Senior Living, GlenBrook Health Center, Jefferson's Ferry, Morning Pointe Senior Living, The RMR Group, Senior Housing Properties Trust, Waltonwood, WESTliving and Ziegler.

Ziegler launches Senior Living Municipal Long Bond Index

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

Top senior living concerns are recruiting, retaining, paying, survey says

Top senior living concerns are recruiting, retaining, paying, survey says

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Staffing and labor issues by far are the biggest concerns of senior living chief financial officers responding to a recent poll by specialty investment bank Ziegler.

Number of CCRCs decreases for first time in at least seven years

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After increasing every year since at least 2010, the number of continuing care retirement communities decreased in 2017, according to Ziegler's national CCRC listing.

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.

5 senior living trends for 2018

5 senior living trends for 2018

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What does the new year hold for senior living? I recently spoke with an industry expert to gain her perspective.

People in the news, Dec. 12

People in the news, Dec. 12

Appointments and promotions at Buckner Retirement Services, Ebenezer, Erickson Living, Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers, The Redwoods, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Spectrum Retirement Communities and Ziegler.

LeadingAge Ziegler 150 top 10 sees minor changes for 2017

LeadingAge Ziegler 150 top 10 sees minor changes for 2017

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The six biggest overall senior living operators on the LeadingAge Ziegler 150 list in 2017 remain unchanged from their rankings on the 2016 list, and three additional organizations made the top 10 both this year and last. This year's list was released Monday.

CCRC monthly rate increases for 2018 will average 3.1%

CCRC monthly rate increases for 2018 will average 3.1%

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Continuing care retirement communities plan to raise their monthly fees for existing independent living residents an average of 3.1% in 2018, according to a recent poll of 160 chief financial officers of not-for-profit senior living communities and financial professionals by specialty investment bank Ziegler.

CCRC adds 4,100-square-foot duplexes to attract baby boomers

CCRC adds 4,100-square-foot duplexes to attract baby boomers

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Ten months after breaking ground on a project intended to attract baby boomers and others looking for a different environment in which to age, nonprofit BHI Senior Living has sold all 30 duplexes in an expansion of its Hoosier Village continuing care retirement community in Indianapolis, and the first residents are moving in.

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

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

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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.

Senior living affiliation drivers: Recognizing unique market factors

Senior living affiliation drivers: Recognizing unique market factors

Senior living sponsorship transitions have many key drivers. Providers can ask themselves certain questions to help determine whether affiliations, acquisitions or dispositions may be wise strategic alternatives.

Top services outsourced by senior living organizations

Top services outsourced by senior living organizations

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Outsourcing rehabilitation and therapy services is popular among senior living organizations, according to a recent poll by specialty investment bank Ziegler. See what other services made the list.

People in the news, July 25

People in the news, July 25

Promotions, appointments and honors related to Asbury Communities, Erickson Living, LeadingAge Florida, LCS, Norterre, Presbyterian Communities and Services and Ziegler.

Ziegler named a leading healthcare/senior living underwriter

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.

'Best days are ahead' under Trump, with caveats, financial adviser says

'Best days are ahead' under Trump, with caveats, financial adviser says

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Gross domestic product growth could increase to 3% starting in 2018, one expert predicts, if the federal government can enact several reforms, among them healthcare and immigration.

Type A and C contracts increasing in popularity with CCRCs

Type A and C contracts increasing in popularity with CCRCs

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Type A and C entry-fee contract use has become more common in continuing care retirement communities over the past 10 years, whereas type B contract and rental agreement use has become less common, according to the results of a new poll.

36% of not-for-profit senior living providers manage other communities

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Approximately 36% of not-for-profit senior living providers manage other communities through a separate subsidiary or division, according to specialty investment bank Ziegler.

Life care contract most common type for Texas CCRCs: report

Life care contract most common type for Texas CCRCs: report

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Ziegler and My LifeSite analyzed data from 32 providers in the Lone Star State to produce a new benchmarking report on the characteristics of continuing care retirement communities there.

2016 saw record-level M&A activity in not-for-profit senior living: Ziegler

2016 saw record-level M&A activity in not-for-profit senior living: Ziegler

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The retirement of C-suite executives and changes in the healthcare system contributed to record-level merger and acquisition activity in 2016 in the not-for-profit sector of senior living, according to specialty investment bank Ziegler.

Where operators plan to spend for tech in 2017

Where operators plan to spend for tech in 2017

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Responses to a new Ziegler CFO Hotline survey indicate where senior living organizations will be investing their technology dollars this year.

The most common types of technology used in senior living

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Electronic health records systems are the most common type of technology used by the not-for-profit senior living communities included in the 2016 LeadingAge Ziegler 150 report. See what other technologies made the list, and how single-site providers differ from multisite ones.

Ziegler closes on $232 million financing for Acts Retirement-Life Communities

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.

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July 18

A truckload of charity

Gainesville, FL 

The Village at Gainesville recently donated a truckload of used appliances from its residences to the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank.

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