Operations

Ensign Group bets on assisted living

The national senior care operator has decided to buy the real estate for 15 properties it operates in Wisconsin.

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LZ 150 report finds continued nonprofit senior living growth

The 2016 LZ 150, produced by LeadingAge and Ziegler, finds the nation's 150 largest nonprofit senior living providers are building out their existing campus and through service offerings to non-residents and with joint ventures. More than three-fourths also offer specialized memory care units. Read More >>

A multi-part deal with Brookdale, HCP and Blackstone

Once the agreement is complete, Brookdale will be an equity partner and manage HCP’s 64-community portfolio, which Blackstone separately agreed to purchase.

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Cause for alarm

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears wonders about changing policy so the fire alarm isn’t a signal for residents and visitors to panic.

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Building for medical care and amenities

In the eternal battle to win over move-ins, senior housing relies on design to support both quality medical care and hospitality amenities.

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What senior communities need to know about Zika

The Zika virus is not expected to spread rampantly throughout the United States, but senior living communities in southern states or high-risk areas like Miami can take proactive precautions to reduce risk to residents, staff and visiting families.

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Affording the household model

“Household model” senior living environments are attractive to residents for their person-centered care and resident quality of life, but are they financially viable?

 

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Dementia-friendly dining

Industry innovators are pushing the meal ticket far beyond fish sticks and apple slices.

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AL placement company exands C-suite to match demand

Hand in Hand Elder Care is bringing in back up to help with growing referrals as company expands senior living placement offerings.

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Erickson Living hires VP for business strategy and development

Erickson Living, a national developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, grows its executive team ahead of anticipated facility growth.

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