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Bourne Financial Group Makes Push into Seniors Housing



April 30, 2015, The SeniorCare Investor - Founded in 2014 by Robert and R. Kyle Bourne,
Bourne Financial Group (BFG) is set to open its first 10 assisted living…

Why Senior Living Must Change Dramatically



April 27, 2015, Elizabeth Ecker, Senior Housing News - Ideas abound about the future of senior living—what it will look like, where it will be located, and whether it will take the form of the traditional communities of the past. Certainly today's…

Apartment Markets Expand in April



April 23, 2015, MultifamilyBiz - All four indexes landed above the breakeven level of 50 in the April National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions. The Sales Volume Index rose to 52 from 44 last quarter,…

New Types of Affinity Communities Are Emerging



April 22, 2015, Jane Adler, Seniors Housing Business -
Niche retirement communities aren't just for ethnic and religious groups anymore. New projects are being built to target seniors who may not share a certain belief…

Information Security Improves at Medicare Contractors: OIG

April 21, 2015, John Hall, McKnights - Information security at nine selected Medicare administrative contractors, at least as of two years ago, was improving, according to a

Distress Deals Present Growing Opportunity for Senior Living Buyers

April 21, 2015, Tim Mullaney, Senior Housing News - Mid-sized senior living providers that are looking to grow have opted to build rather than buy lately, in part because they've been priced…

Providers Testify Against Post-Acute Bundled Pay Bill at Hearing

April 16, 2015, John Hall, McKnights - A top nursing home advocate on Thursday urged killing a bill calling for the bundling of Medicare payments for post-acute care services. The

CMS Actuary Throws Cold Water on 'Doc Fix' Bill Projections

April 12, 2015, John Hall, McKnights - Long-term care leaders who have widely endorsed a House proposal to permanently "fix" the Sustainable Growth Rate formula, might be suffering buyer's remorse after learning Friday that the bill might not provide the…

Medicaid Expansion a Boon for Early Adopters: Report

April 8, 2015, John Hall, McKnights - A new report produced for the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation concludes that Medicaid expansion provides a "win-win" for participating states and the government. "Savings to state budgets are in the hundreds…

Ventas to Spin off SNF REIT, Acquire Ardent Health for $1.75 Billion

April 6, 2015, John Yedinak, Senior Housing News - Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) announced early Monday morning it will acquire Ardent Medical Services, Inc., one of the 10 largest for-profit hospital companies in the U.S., for $1.75 billion in cash. Owned by…