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Editor’s Picks: Labor Department Appeals Overtime Pause

After coming back from a long weekend filled with turkey and cranberry sauce, we were eager to bring our readers a full week of news. We clued readers into another important pick from the incoming Trump administration and new plans from Brookdale Sen...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 2, 2016

Brookdale Details New Supply Hitting Major Markets

New competition in certain areas hit Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) hard in the third quarter of 2016. Now, the nation’s largest senior living provider has broken down supply pressures specifically within its largest 20 markets and shared...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 1, 2016

Editor’s Picks: Brookdale’s Big Sale

This week, Senior Housing News readers were among the first to know that Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) sold a 44-property seniors housing portfolio for about $253 million. Readers also learned about an owner of multiple home health and senior l...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 29, 2016

Brookdale Closer to ‘Right-Sized’ After 44-Property Sale

The largest senior living provider in the nation made a sound move in offloading 44 underperforming assets in 12 states this week, and it’s one that’s likely to be repeated. That’s because Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) still has a ways to...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 28, 2016

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: CBRE, SLIB

CBRE Closes Six-Building Senior Housing Portfolio Sale CBRE recently closed a six-building senior housing portfolio sale in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, for an undisclosed price. The transaction was handled by CBRE’s Daniel Morris. The portfolio includ...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 27, 2016

Brookdale Sells 44-Property Portfolio for $253 Million

The nation’s largest senior living provider has scaled down at least a bit, entering into an agreement to sell a portfolio of 44 communities for an aggregate price of $252.5 million. The Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) buildings represent 1,87...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 27, 2016

Inside Brookdale’s Big Sustainability Push

The nation’s largest senior living provider has taken steps to make sustainability one of its top priorities and committed to a three-pronged approach. Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) on Tuesday released its first sustainability report, detaili...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 26, 2016

Investment Group with Brookdale Link Closes $325 Million Fund

Chicago Pacific Founders, the private equity group co-founded by former Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) executive John Rijos, has closed its debut fund, which was oversubscribed at its $325 million hard cap. The group plans to deploy the capital...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 26, 2016

Editor’s Picks: Dancing on The Ellen Show

This week, Senior Housing News readers wanted to know why universities are getting into senior housing, how to bring senior living marketing strategies up-to-speed, and what Brookdale is doing to become an industry leader in security and safety-rela...
by Senior Housing News on Apr 29, 2016

Brookdale Goes High-Tech for Resident Safety

The nation’s largest senior housing provider has a new goal: to become the industry leader in security and safety-related technology innovation. To accomplish that goal, Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) has partnered with STANLEY Healthcare and...
by Senior Housing News on Apr 25, 2016

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/18/14)

Construction: Planned PDC Capital Group Invests in Pipeline of Three Northern Calif. Projects Costa Mesa, Calif.-based PDC Capital Group, LLC, has three new SummerPlace Assisted Living & Memory Care facilities planned to break ground next year in...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 18, 2014

The Biggest Senior Housing Deals of 2014

The year in review for the senior housing mergers and acquisition market could be characterized by several traits, primarily the insatiable appetite among investors nurtured by billion-dollar blockbuster transactions. Both publicly- and non-traded RE...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 15, 2014

Marketing Gurus: 3 Ways to Implement Brands at the Street Level

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by Senior Housing News on Dec 10, 2014

Brookdale Culinary Roadshow Highlights Senior Living Dining

Innovations and trends in senior living dining are finally beginning to make their way into mainstream media, as indicated in a New York Times article this week. And many providers are doing their parts to promote their dining offerings from the rest...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 10, 2014

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/16/14)

Construction: Planned Benchmark Senior Living Proposes Pleasantville Community Benchmark Senior Living has proposed an 87-unit assisted living community in Pleasantville, N.Y., reports the Pleasantville Daily Voice. The community would be on a 3.5 ac...
by Senior Housing News on Jan 16, 2014

Scentsy Used At Assisted Living Facilities And Nursing Homes

  As senior citizens advance in age and their skills diminish, the time may come to consider moving to an assisted living facility. The proper use of Scentsy candles, strategically placed in appropriate areas throughout the facility, can provide an...

Medicare Cuts Didn’t Squash Skilled Nursing Industry, But More Just Might

There was widespread uproar in the skilled nursing industry last summer when the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) announced an upcoming cut to Medicare reimbursement rates. The cuts have been in effect for a full quarter now, and it...
by Senior Housing News on Mar 1, 2012

Senior Housing REITs, Operators, Looking into ACOs

There’s been some buzz recently around the accountable care organization (ACO) model found within President Obama’s healthcare reform bill, as the senior care industry looks into partnering up with other providers in the continuum of care...
by Senior Housing News on Feb 28, 2012

REITs Dish on Senior Housing Development Plans; HCP Partnering with Brookdale

Construction for seniors housing is still very low, according to the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry, but if the most recent round of quarterly earnings calls are any indication, it looks like some real estate...
by Senior Housing News on Feb 26, 2012

Using Home Health Care to Help Senior Housing Residents Age in Place

This article is part of a series following “Will the Nation Go Broke Paying for Senior Housing & Long-Term Care?“ The whole aging-in-place movement can be scary for senior housing providers who worry about how their occupancy levels m...
by Senior Housing News on Feb 21, 2012


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