Housing

$154.5M CCRC expansion adds beds, amenities

Phase II of construction at an Issaquah, Wash., continuing care retirement community will add 180-units, dining and recreation to the 630-acre planned community. Read More »

HHHunt invests $179M in senior living

The real estate developer is putting its money into the Mid-Atlantic states, including new memory care communities and expanded senior living spaces. Read More »

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. Read More »

Senior housing inventory outpaces absorption, NIC reports

The second quarter report from The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) shows senior housing occupancy levels are unchanged but could decline in the future. Read More »

Ventas REIT makes $1.5B buy into the life science sector

Senior housing kingpin Ventas is betting its billion-dollar investment in university life science research will keep the company at the top of its game. Read More »

Assisted living occupancy: Resting up for 2026?

Assisted living occupancy trends are projected to take a breather throughout 2017, then spike later as the baby boomers reach their peak entry dates in 2026. Read More »

Doctors setting up shop at CCRC

Novant Health family medicine clinic broke ground at a planned retirement community in Bolivia, N.C. Pine Forest Planation will have a 50-acre health and wellness community to appeal to potential residents who value close access to medical care.  Read More »

A $47M CCRC modern overhaul

A Kansas retirement complex is building, renovating and upgrading its campus to meet changing consumer needs and stay competitive in the marketplace. That means adding more independent living, a new memory center, common area space and a rehab center.  Read More »

New 398-unit continuing care facility planned in S.C.

South Bay will offer upscale residences for independent living, assisted living and memory care along with a range of services and amenities. The first phase of the project, one of nearly a dozen in the area, is expected to open Spring 2018.  Read More »

Welltower’s new high-rise promises high life in Manhattan

Welltower’s “Manhattan Project” is banking on the concept of high-service, high-rise senior living right in the middle of Midtown and the Upper East Side. Read More »

An apparent seamless transition

For nursing homes residents, the transience of living space can be difficult to accept, especially when a resident dies. Read More »

NIC releases first report in new SNF data series

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) says the new quarterly reports will give senior housing investors more current data to help guide investment decisions. Read More »

Ziegler, My LifeSite launch state reports on CCRCs

Maryland is the first in the series of state-by-state reports examining the way continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) charge for services and how the communities are administered. Read More »

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV to launch $3B IPO

The mammoth real estate investment trust (REIT) has added daughter-company #4, and the SEC has approved an IPO that could top $3 billion. Read More »

New housing construction cools, memory care still hot

Fewer senior housing organizations plan to pursue new construction in 2016, but plenty plan to do some renovating and repositioning for a better service mix, notes the latest survey data from Lancaster Pollard. Read More »

CCRC to launch “virtual senior living” membership program

Life Enriching Communities wants to help seniors plan for a possible transition of care while they're still healthy and independent.  Read More »

NIC: Seniors housing seems strong for 2016

The Q4 2015 numbers are in: The combination of a stronger economy and job growth has painted a promising picture for seniors housing market growth in 2016. Read More »

One-on-one with… Doug Leidig

The economy has been a challenge for some CCRCs in recent years, but what’s next for CCRCs? Asbury Communities President and CEO Doug Leidig discusses the opportunities and challenges for this market sector. Read More »

Sabra REIT acquires nine senior living facilities for $84.7M

Five facilities are memory care facilities in Illinois and assisted living units in Washington and Oregon. Read More »

CCRCs keep stable rating for third straight year

Capital spending continues to increase for continuing care retirement communities, according to a Fitch Ratings report. Read More »

SNF consultancy startup earns capital investment

Janus Choice, LLC helps improve the hospital discharge process and helps patients select the right skilled nursing facility. Read More »

ALF gives student a room for a song

A Baltimore senior living community has found a way to support the arts and get free entertainment and music therapy at the same time. Read More »

MA lawmakers propose new rules for closing, selling nursing homes

Massachusetts lawmakers are asking that the process companies go through to sell or close a nursing home become more public.  Read More »

Daytona Beach college students to bunk with local seniors

A group of Stetson University students will share a hotel-turned-assisted living facility with Daytona Beach's older adults.  Read More »

Pennsylvania creates task force to oversee nursing home care

The task force has been asked to identify ways the health department can advance quality improvement in the state's LTC facilities.  Read More »

Women impersonate nursing home staff, allegedly steal $11k of jewelry

Police in North Carolina are looking for two women who suited up in hospital scrubs and allegedly stole jewelry from residents at two nursing homes. Read More »

Florida senior living provider partners with NFL to build 33 new communities

Validus Senior Living and the NFL Alumni Association have partnered to build assisted living and memory care facilities in major cities with a high concentration of retired NFL players. Read More »

NIC MAP: Seniors housing occupancy drops again

According to data analysis by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), independent and assisted living properties are feeling the pinch. Read More »

The rainbow connection: Making your facility LGBT friendly

For some LGBT seniors, assimilation—not exclusion—in LTC is the goal. Tips to make diversity a positive influence in your community. Read More »

Senior housing a hot market: Report

Senior living is expected to be the second-most active segment of the multifamily housing area over the next three years, and trends related to older adults will be shaping real estate efforts for years to come, according to a new report. Read More »