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CMS Requires Nursing Homes To Report Staff And Resident COVID-19 Vaccination Status

May 11, 2021, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is now requiring long-term care facilities to report the weekly COVID-19 vaccination status of residents and staff, with the goal of monitoring vaccine uptake and identifying facilities in…

CareTrust REIT Acquires Again In California

May 7, 2021, Ben Swett, The SeniorCare Investor - A little over a month after CareTrust REIT first acquired four CCRCs in California, then a 150-bed skilled nursing facility in Santa…

Omega Health Investors Makes M&A Moves In Q1

May 7, Ben Swett, The SeniorCare Investor - On May 6, Omega Healthcare Investors released their first quarter earnings report, and it was a period of major acquisition activity and balance sheet improvements that position the REIT well for the recovery that is surely coming…

Brookdale Senior Living Bottoms Out

May 7, 2021, Steve Monroe, The SeniorCare Investor - It has been a tough go for Brookdale Senior Living for several years, really, ever since its acquisition of Emeritus in 2014.  But the pandemic was almost the final nail in its coffin.  Now those nails…

Matros: Skilled Nursing Occupancy Could Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels By Q1 Of 2022

May 6, 2021, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Skilled nursing occupancy could be at or very near pre-pandemic levels by the first quarter of next year, Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) CEO Rick Matros said on the real estate investment trust’s first-quarter earnings call Thursday. …