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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

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/1/16)

Construction: Planned Formation Development Group Plans Two Senior Living Communities Atlanta-based developer and investor, Formation Development Group will begin construction soon on two new senior living projects. The first will be a 180-unit com...
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

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/28/16)

(Rendering of Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka, located in Minnetonka, Minn. — Photo courtesy of Cherrywood Pointe Senior Living) Construction: Planned Community Will Expand CCRC in Carlisle, Pa. A Presbyterian Senior Living CCRC will begin construc...
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

Fiercer Competition ‘Rears Its Head’ in Senior Housing

A surge in seniors housing construction isn’t staving off investor demand for the product, according to exclusive research findings from a survey conducted by the National Real Estate Investor (NREI) and the National Investment Center for Seniors H...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 27, 2016

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Ensign, Senior Housing Properties Trust

Senior Housing Properties Trust Announces $620 Million Mortgage Financing on Boston Seaport Buildings Real estate investment trust (REIT) Senior Housing Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SNH) announced that it has closed on a $620 million, 10-year, non-amort...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 25, 2016

Senior Star Blasts Five Star’s Cozy REIT Relationship

Senior Star is once again calling out the actions of Five Star Quality Care (Nasdaq: FVE), this time criticizing multiple elements of its close relationship with real estate investment trust (REIT) Senior Housing Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SNH). Five...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 25, 2016

Grants for Assisted Living

Government assistance for assisted living are important especially because of the expensive monthly cost of this kind of service. Although normally assisted living is less expensive than the conventional nursing home care, the cost can reach more th...
by Start Grants on Aug 3, 2015

How to Get Low Income Housing in San Francisco California

There are many reasons for people to search for low income housing in San Francisco. The economy hardship these days have made many people suffer and more and more people can’t afford getting the housing that can match their current financial c...
by Start Grants on Dec 30, 2014

Information on Low Income Housing in Los Angeles

Low Income Housing in Los Angeles – Living in a big city like Los Angeles can be hard, financially. The housings in this area is exceptionally expensive, because there’s always an increasing demand of new housing and the limited land avai...
by Start Grants on Dec 29, 2014

Airbnb Meets Senior Living for Women Baby Boomers

While baby boomers are still roughly a decade away from bombarding assisted living facilities in droves, one roommate-pairing service plans to cash-in on the growing phenomenon of boomers and shared housing. Modeling itself much like online dating se...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 9, 2014

Most Shared: Mystery Shopping and Salons in Senior Living

Senior Housing News wrote them, you read them and passed them along to your friends and colleagues. Here are the most shared posts from SHN this week: Philly Low-Income LGBT Seniors Housing Sets National Bar—A new, affordable senior housing communi...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 19, 2014

PBS: Navigating Assisted Living Options

For around the clock care needs of older adults, there are several options worth exploring from level of care to costs, writes PBS in a column published this week. The public news outlet, which has produced a series of TV and print coverage on assist...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 18, 2014

Senior Living Non-Profit Looks to Acquire Sears Methodist Post-Bankruptcy

Dallas-based Buckner Retirement Services, Inc. (BRS) may soon become the largest non-profit senior living provider in the state of Texas with plans announced Thursday to pursue a potential acquisition of Sears Methodist Retirement System, Inc. The no...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 18, 2014

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/18/14)

Construction: Planned Ohio Senior Living Community Plans $20 Million Expansion Otterbein Senior LIfestyle Choices is planning a $20 million expansion to add more housing to its continuing care retirement community (CCRC) campus in Lebanon, Ohio, rep...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 18, 2014

$1.5 Billion Research Center Will Be Google’s New Aging Tech Lab

Nearly a year to the date after its launch, Google’s life sciences arm Calico is gearing up to begin developing new technologies for the aging population with the launch of a new partnership that will create a $1.5 billion aging research center...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 17, 2014

Boomers Look to College Towns to Stay Active, Cut Costs

Baby boomers are continuing to look beyond traditional retirement settings to places that will better suit their active lifestyles in their post-career days, Fox Business writes. And they’re finding them in college towns.  A slowly rebounding econ...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 17, 2014

Free Webinar: How to Use Resident Surveys to Their Fullest Potential

How can resident satisfaction surveys be used to make better business decisions? Sign up to learn how.  Brought to you by LCS and Senior Housing News, this FREE webinar, Using Resident Satisfaction Surveys to Their Fullest Potential, will detail how...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 17, 2014

Health Care REIT Completes New $1.1 Billion Stock Offering

The latest in a series of power plays from Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN), the company announced today it has completed its common stock offering valued at $1.1 billion—its second such offering valued over a billion dollars in the past several months...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 17, 2014


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