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Good Occupancy News From NIC

October 11, 2019, Ben Swett, SeniorCare Investor - There was some good news on the occupancy front, according the data just released from NIC MAP, but the assisted living sector isn’t out of the woods yet.  Sequentially, seniors housing (including independent living and assisted…

Cascade Capital Group Sizing Up South Dakota SNF Market

October 7, 2019, Ben Swett, SeniorCare Investor - Cascade Capital Group clearly sees something in the South Dakota skilled nursing market, following up on its acquisition of…

Gloves Come Off In Brookdale’s Proxy Fight

October 4, 2019, Steve Monroe, SeniorCare Investor - The proxy cards are in the mail to Brookdale Senior Living’s shareholders for the vote at the annual meeting, to be held on October 29, and it looks like CEO Cindy Baier has taken the…

Hospitals Also Face Length Of Stay Pressures — And Skilled Nursing Can Help Ease The Burden

September 29, 2019 , Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The relationship between skilled nursing facilities and their referring hospital partnerships can be a rocky one for both sides.  But in an ideal world, it should be a partnership, with each willing to work together to achieve top…

New CMS Rule Requires Hospitals To Provide Skilled Nursing Quality Data At Discharge

September 26, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The federal government issued a final rule on Thursday requiring hospitals to give patients access to more information about the post-acute provider choices available — including data on how their post-acute options perform on quality…

Four More Nebraska Nursing Homes To Close Amid Persistent Payment Crunch

September 24, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Just about a week after changing hands, four skilled nursing facilities in Nebraska announced plans to soon shut down amid financial difficulties that their new owners blamed on a tough overall state budget landscape.  The four facilities…

Aeon Opens Twin Cities Affordable Community

September 23, 2019, Jeffrey Steele, Multi-Housing News - Nonprofit developer Aeon has unveiled The Louis, a 70-unit affordable property in the Towerside district of Minneapolis, Minn.  Located at 3001 4th St. S.E., The Louis directly responds to the neighborhood’s…

State-Level Opposition To CMS Regulatory Rollbacks For Nursing Homes Grows

September 22, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The attorneys general from New York, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, and Oregon all jointly pushed back on the delay of regulations for nursing homes, a move that came at the same time as similar criticism by California’s top…

Blueprint Sells Successful SNF In Maryland

September 20, 2019, Ben Swett, SeniorCare Investor - Despite strong operations, a Maryland skilled nursing facility was deemed to be non-core and slated for sale in a transaction led by Steve Thomes and Joshua Salzman of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors.  Located…

Skilled Nursing, Post-Acute Providers Must Embrace ‘Death Of Dogma' To Survive Shift To Episodic Care

September 19, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - As payers and hospital networks increasingly treat skilled nursing facilities as just one stop along an overall episode of care, operators in the space have received a variety of messages about how to survive: Bring data, get to know…