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Virginia CCRC implements flexible design to ready for "silver tsunami"

March 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The coming “silver tsunami” is a concept that continues to inspire optimism in the skilled nursing and senior care space, but the health needs of that population are still murky.

Skilled nursing and the effect of Medicare Advantage

March 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

About 33% of seniors enrolled in the Medicare program have elected to use managed Medicare Advantage plans, and that number is expected to grow — potentially faster than the government thinks.

How to judge a CCRC's financial stability

March 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Though industry members point out that financial meltdowns in their world are rare, there have been cases in which retirement homes have had to raise their monthly fees or reduce services.

Assisted living price per unit grows by 14%

March 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The average price per assisted living unit in the U.S. has hit a new high-water mark despite some industry pressures.

Accountable care organizations benefiting from skilled nursing woes

March 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Skilled nursing providers have long been wary of accountable care organizations (ACOs), fearing that the models’ emphasis on cost-sharing might drive dollars away from their buildings. And a new study shows that those concerns might be grounded in reality...

Second largest nursing home chain to file for bankruptcy

March 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

HCR ManorCare will file for Chapter 11 protection in the coming days and transfer ownership to its landlord, Quality Care Properties Inc (QCP.N), the latest sign of distress in the...

Dragoneer becomes largest institutional shareholder with PointClickCare

March 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

PointClickCare, the Leading SaaS Platform for the North American Senior Care Industry, Adds Dragoneer’s Christian Jensen to its Board.

Despite lowers costs, skilled nursing facilities still second to long-term acute care

February 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The study used a national sample of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older from 2010 through 2012. 

Per-bed price for SNFs dropped at the end of 2017

February 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

After a year that saw reports of eye-popping prices for skilled nursing beds, the trend appears to be headed in the opposite direction.

Non-profits Atrium Health and Navicent to merge

February 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System, and Navicent Health signed a letter of intent to merge, the organizations announced Thursday. 

Missouri residents concerned over lack of government Medicaid support

February 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Medicaid again this year might be a topic that causes Missouri residents and lawmakers to meet at loggerheads.


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