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Kaufman Hall: 2017 Hospital M&A Activity To Potentially Outpace 2016

October 17, 2017, Alyssa Rege, Becker's Hospital ReviewEighty-seven hospital and health system transactions have occurred as of the end of the third quarter of 2017, leading some experts to suggest the total number of deals in 2017 may exceed the 102…

Tittle: No Time For Assumptions About Assisted Living Regulation

October 16, 2017, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - The state of affairs in the nation's capital puts assisted living in a strong position to maintain regulation at the state level, National Center for Assisted Living Executive Director Scott Tittle said Sunday to the more than 200…

Why SNF Investment Risk Exists In The Eye Of The Beholder

October 15, 2017, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Among large swaths of the real estate investment community, reducing exposure to…

Chasing Millions In Medicaid Dollars, Hospitals Buy Up Nursing Homes

October 13, 2017, Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News - Westminster Village North, a nursing home and retirement community in Indianapolis, recently added 25 beds, as well as two kitchens to speed food delivery to its residents.  It redesigned patients’ rooms to ease wheelchair use and added…

Average Nursing Care Occupancy Falls To Record-Low 86.2%

October 11, 2017, Mary Kate Nelson, Skilled Nursing NewsNursing care occupancy experienced a dip last quarter, according to data released Tuesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC).  Specifically, average nursing care occupancy fell…

Diving Into CareTrust REIT’s Latest Virginia Acquisition

October 11, 2017, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor When CareTrust REIT announced a spate of deals at the beginning of this month, on top of an already busy year, one deal in particular stood out, mainly for the fact that it did not involve a skilled nursing…

Kindred Makes Everyone A Recruiter To Win New Staff

October 10, 2017, Tim Mullaney, Skilled Nursing News - Post-acute giant Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) is not afraid of making changes—including currently exiting the skilled nursing…

New Law Creates LGBT 'Bill of Rights' For California Assisted Living, Nursing Home Residents

October 10, 2017, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - A bill signed into law Oct. 4 by California Gov. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown Jr. establishes a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Long-Term Care Facility Residents' Bill of Rights to protect LGBT older adults in the state…

M&A Hit 2017 Low In Third Quarter

October 10, 2017, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - Seniors housing and care merger and acquisition activity in the third quarter was the lowest of any quarter in the year so far, according to 

Lexington Health Network Named Innovator Of The Year

October 10, 2017, Elizabeth Leis Newman, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Innovating in telemedicine has been a priority of Lexington Health Network in Lombard, IL, for the past five years. Its dedication has resulted in the Innovator…