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Monday Jump-Start: NIC Coverage And Rocco The Pug

March 26, 2017, Mary Kate Nelson, Senior Housing News - Hopefully, your favorite college basketball team has yet to be eliminated from the March Madness tournament. In case you were too busy watching games to read about senior housing, here’s a recap of what we covered on Senior Housing News…

Pyms Capital Resources Joins Forces With Blueprint

March 20, 2017, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors - Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors is pleased to announce the firm's alignment with Pamela Pyms and Hayden Behnke, two very experienced and talented deal makers specializing in seniors housing real estate based out of Denver,…

GOP Health Plan Moves Forward, Moving Seniors Closer To Higher Insurance Rates, Lower Access To Healthcare, Analysts

March 20, 2017, Elizabeth Leis Newman, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Seniors just shy of Medicare eligibility age could find their ability to pay for future long-term care services stymied due to projected rises in health insurance costs that would come under the House GOP's…

The Stratification Of The Skilled Nursing Facility Market

March 16, 2017, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor - We have talked a lot of skilled nursing prices reaching an unprecedented peak in 2016, at $99,200 per bed, per our just-released 2017 Senior Care Acquisition…

Skilled Workers Are At Higher Risk For Mistakes When Interrupted, Study Finds

March 20, 2017, Elizabeth Leis Newman, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Highly trained workers generally work faster, but they are more likely to make mistakes after they are interrupted, a new study finds.  "Suppose a nurse is interrupted while preparing to give a dose of medication…

Senior Living Execs Prepare For Huge Boomer Wave Ahead

March 19, 2017, Elizabeth Ecker, Senior Housing News - While senior living businesses across the country are thriving in many markets, the boom is yet to come, executives of multi-site providers say.  And addressing that boom will be a challenge.  That was the message among CEOs who spoke…

Assisted Living Acquisition In Acworth

March 17, 2017, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor - An undisclosed institutional buyer purchased a 92-unit assisted living/memory care community in Acworth, Georgia, with the help of an acquisition loan arranged by Aron Will of CBRE. A life insurance company provided the…

Monday Jump-Start: Don’t Count On REITs Buying Brookdale

March 17, 2017, Mary Kayte Nelson, Senior Housing News - Happy Monday!  It’s an exhausting time—March Madness is in full swing, and seemingly everyone in Chicago is recovering from week-long St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.  Before we descend into even more March Madness, here’s a recap of…

Koelsch Communities Expands Relationship With Ventas

March 10, 2017, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor - Since its start in 1958, Olympia, Washington-based Koelsch Communities has grown its portfolio to 22 communities located in seven states. The company is also ratcheting up its expansion efforts in the next couple of years,…

Buying In Burbank

March 10, 2017, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor - It may have seen better days, but a skilled nursing facility in Burbank, Illinois sold to a pair of Chicago-based companies for $7.25 million, or $44,500 per bed. The 163-bed facility was sold by a New York-based owner of more than 180…