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U.S. Provider Takes Cues From ‘Dementia Village’ Abroad

June 18, 2017, Elizabeth Ecker, Senior Housing News - A concept based on a “dementia village” in The Netherlands will soon become a reality in the U.S. as a way to incorporate on-site reminiscence therapy into daily care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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HUD Releases $219M For Affordable Housing Trust Fund

June 16, 2017, National Low Income Housing Coalition - The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) applauds the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 allocations of state-by-state funding levels for the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development…

DONE DEAL: SHALOM!

June 14, 2017, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors - DONE DEAL: SHALOM! - Blueprint is pleased to announce the sale of Shalom Village, 104 total Independent Living units comprised of 44 townhomes and 60 apartments located in Aurora, Colorado.  Shalom…

Trilogy Health Services Makes It 11 In Michigan

June 14, 2017, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor - Trilogy Health Services, better known on the development side of the skilled nursing sector, recently bought a facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, making it the 11th facility in Trilogy’s Michigan portfolio,…

States Must Improve Residential Care Options, HCBS Funding, AARP Says

June 14, 2017, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - States will need to accelerate the rate of improving long-term services and supports in several areas to meet the upcoming needs of aging baby boomers, according to a report…

CMS Wants More Comments On Revisions To Skilled Nursing Case-Mix Methodology

June 14, 2017, Emily Mongan, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Long-term care providers will have 60 additional days to weigh in on potential revisions to the prospective payment system's case-mix methodology, under a memo issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on…

Report: Chinese Firm In Talks To Buy Brookdale For $3 Billion

June 13, 2017, Mary Kate Nelson, Senior Housing News -  Following months of buyout speculation, Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) is now in acquisition talks with a…

Assisted Living Communities Target Lower-Income Residents

June 12, 2017, John O'Connor, McKnight's Senior Living - A Phoenix-area developer is building assisted living options for an often-overlooked population: those with few financial resources.  In all, Solterra Senior Living is preparing three low-income assisted living projects, totaling…

Coming Soon To Your Community: Cyberattacks

June 12, 2017, John O'Connor, McKnight's Senior Living - Senior living operators and other health providers are under increased risk for cyberattacks that could threaten residents, several lawmakers suggested at a recent House hearing.  House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman…

How Brookdale Proved Bigger Is Rarely Better In Senior Living

June 12, 2017, Mary Kate Nelson, Senior Housing News - Following several blockbuster transactions in recent years, senior housing deal volume has begun to decelerate — and buyers are finally wisening up to the ideal sizes their companies aspire to.  Specifically, various headwinds have caused…