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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,…

Multifamily Investor Makes $500 Million Power Play Into Senior Living



February 22, 2015, Cassandra Dowell, Senior Housing News - It's no secret that senior housing has seen an increase in multi-family real estate players entering the space. Drawing many outside investors are attractive investment returns — with…

CNL Healthcare Properties Doubles Down on $1 Billion Senior Housing Capital Raise



February 12, 2015, Jason Oliva, Senior Housing News - Following the success of a previous capital fundraising campaign that already raised just north of $1 billion, CNL Healthcare…

HCP: Bullish on Brookdale Joint Venture and Ready for Growth



February 10, 2015, Tim Mullaney, Senior Housing News - Real estate investment trust HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP) is undeterred by recent lackluster results from Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), and is growing its continuing care retirement communities joint venture with the provider,…

NASL Winter Conference to Focus on Regulatory, Legislative Issues



February 5, 2015, James Berklan, McKnights - The Winter Legislative and Regulatory Conference of the National Association for the Support of Long-Term Care takes place Monday through Wednesday in Washington. In addition to Congressional visits, the gathering will feature an address…