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Ventas Transitions Ardent Operations in Deal Valued at $475 Million



July 7, 2015, Emily Study, Senior Housing News - After its previously announced

BrightStar to Franchise 100-Property Senior Living Pipeline



July 6, 2015, Tim Mullaney, Senior Housing News - One of the nation's largest home care companies soon could be a leading, innovative senior living brand as well. BrightStar Senior Living is planning a five-year, 100-property pipeline of assisted living communities to be built…

Heritage to Develop Third Phoenix-Area Community for $22M



July 6, 2015, Seniors Housing Business
- Heritage Communities of Omaha, Neb., has announced its plans to develop the company's third seniors housing community in the Phoenix metro area: Orchard Pointe at Terrazza. Working in partnership with Telis Commercial Real Estate…

CMS Proposes Change to Short Hospital Stay Rules



July 5, 2015, Emily Mongan, Senior Housing News - Hospital patients may get a reprieve from the controversial "two-midnight" coverage policy under changes proposed by…

New OIG Litigation Team Will Tackle Medicare, Medicaid Fraud Cases



July 2, 2015, Emily Mongan, McKnights
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has created a new team of attorneys…

Extendicare Closes $870 Million Sale of its U.S. Business to Formation



July 2, 2015, Tim Mullaney, Senior Housing News - Canada-based Extendicare Inc. has completed the $870 million sale of its U.S. business to a group of investors led by private equity firm Formation Capital, LLC, effective July 1, the company announced today. The Canadian skilled…

Interview: NHI CEO on Rising Rates, Hot Markets and 2015



June 26, 2015, Jason Oliva, Senior Housing News - With interest rates likely to rise and some major players shifting their approach to skilled nursing,…

Enormous Health Care REIT Consolidation Wave is Yet to Come



June 24, 2015, Jason Oliva, Senior Housing News - Health care real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been the most active investors in senior housing properties of late, dishing out hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire massive portfolios. But the full force of their…

Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (SBRA) Announced That It Has Agreed to Purchase a Portfolio of Four Transitional Care Facilities Located in Maryland



June 22, 2015, Global Newswire - On June 22, 2015, Sabra agreed to acquire four skilled nursing facilities that specialize in transitional care and medically complex post-surgical, ventilator and dialysis patients with a total of 678 licensed beds (collectively, the "NMS…

Assisted Living Provider Champions Health Care Partnership Model



June 19, 2015, Elizabeth Ecker, Senior Housing News - "Health care partnership" has become a catch phrase of late in senior living, as providers seek ways to align their missions with local organizations that provide health care to senior living residents. Many are talking about…