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Strong Senior Housing Occupancy Boosts CNL Healthcare Properties

September 19, 2017, Mary Kate Nelson, Senior Housing News - If the recent performance of CNL Healthcare Properties is any indication, private real estate investment trusts (REITs) aren’t struggling nearly…

Skilled Nursing REIT Sabra Makes $371M Senior Housing Play

September 19, 2017, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) took a major step toward reducing its skilled nursing concentration on Tuesday, announcing the acquisition of a minority stake in a $1.6 billion assisted living portfolio.

Sabra’s 49% stake…

Seniors Housing Well-Represented On New List Of Top Owners Of Medical Real Estate

September 11, 2017, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - Welltower was recently listed as the top-ranked seniors-housing related entity on Revista's new rankings of Top 50 Owners of Medical Real Estate, released Thursday.

MedPAC Considers Giving Hospital Discharge Planners Bigger Role In Placing Nursing Home Residents

September 11, 2017, Emily Mongan, McKnight's Long-Term care News - Almost half of skilled nursing facility residents had five or more higher-quality facilities available in their area that they were not directed to by a discharging hospital, a federal panel shared last week.  

Irma Tests Emergency Response Of Holiday, Other Senior Living Providers

September 10, 2017, Mary Kate Nelson, Senior Housing News - Hurricane Irma pummeled the Sunshine State over the weekend—and started to test senior housing companies’ natural disaster protocols in the process.  In South Florida, 1 in 5 residents is older than 65, and in three counties projected…

The Leadership Series: How Data Is Driving Senior Living Decision Making

September 8, 2017, Erik Prado, Senior Houisng News - Most senior living operators understand the importance of collecting data, and many have tools in place to help them collect and analyze that data. But what do executives do with the data they collect?  How does it positively impact their…

Senior Living Community For Football Players Now Set To Open In 2020

September 5, 2017, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - A 143-bed senior living community for retired professional football players should be complete in Canton, OH, in time for the 100th anniversary year of the National Football League, 2020, the 

Kindred Scores $519 Million In First Closing Of Skilled Nursing Exit

September 5, 2017, Emily Mongan, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Kindred Healthcare has sold off the first batch of skilled nursing facilities as part of its exit from the sector, the company 

Ventas Receives $488 Million From Sale Of 22 SNFs

September 4, 2017, Alex Spanko, Senior Housing News - Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) on Thursday announced it had completed the initial phase of its sale of 36 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that are presently operated by Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND).  Specifically, Louisville, Kentucky-based…

HCP, CareTrust REIT Provide Updates After Hurricane Harvey

September 4, 2017, Elizabeth Jakaitis, Senior Housing News - HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP) and CareTrust REIT (Nasdaq: CTRE) both issued statements on Thursday to provide an update on their residents and communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  Though each had to evacuate senior housing…