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Private Equity Bets Big on Seniors Housing



March 25, 2015, Bendix Anderson, Seniors Housing Business
- In just two years, private equity fund manager Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors (KAREA) has amassed a large seniors housing portfolio in the United States. "We've been pleasantly surprised…

New Senior Housing Investor Advances $250 Million Pipeline



March 9, 2015, Jason Oliva, Senior Housing News - Headed by former Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) chief John Rijos, CPF Living Communities is acting on its previously announced plans

Occupancy Projected To Climb Across All Senior Housing Types In 2015



March 8, 2015, Cassandra Dowell, Senior Housing News - Favorable economic and investment conditions are driving positive momentum throughout the spectrum of senior housing in 2015, new data shows. Occupancy is projected to climb between 10 and…

NHI Ups CCRC Game with $154 Million LCS Deal



March 5, 2015, Jason Olivia, Senior Housing News - Tennessee-based National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is executing on plans to sharpen its focus on continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), eyeing heightened demand and improving market fundamentals to drive investments.

Top REITs Weigh in on Brookdale Real Estate Spin-Off Potential



March 4, 2015, Emily Study, Senior Housing News - A month after Brookdale Senior Living was prodded by shareholders to spin off its real estate ownership, the company's chief is making the case for a patient approach — and top health care real estate investment trusts (REITs)…

New Medicare ACO to be Unveiled Soon



March 2, 2015, John Hall, McKnights - The government's top health insurer has announced that providers could get a first look at a new type of Medicare accountable care organization this month. It has been modeled closely after a controversial managed care program and…

Best Senior Living Repositioning 2014: Hospitality-Meets-Rehab



February 25, 2015, Jason Oliva, Senior Housing News - Providing senior care services in the same area for over a century merits a certain reputation. It also warrants the entire rebirth of an organization, from the services provided to the physical…

Medicaid Expansion Plans Fade in Several States



February 25, 2015, John Hall, McKnights - Several so-called "red states" are leaning toward or have outright abandoned plans to allow expansion of their Medicaid programs, bucking a nationwide groundswell of program enrollment under the president's signature healthcare…

Officials: More Additions and Rebasings of Nursing Home Ratings to Come



February 23, 2015, James Berklan, McKnights - Nursing homes entered a controversial new era of tougher government ratings Friday when officials released

HCN Announces $2.2 Billion Q1 Investment Pipeline



February 23, 2015, Emily Study, Senior Housing News - Just days after Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN) reported a record year of earnings during a call with industry analysts,…