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The Brookdale CCRC Selling Spree Continues

November 8, 2019, Ben Swett, SeniorCare Investor - Brookdale Senior Living keeps shedding its CCRC holdings.  Just a month after the provider agreed to sell its 51% interest in 13 CCRCs owned jointly with HCP, Inc. (now HealthPeak Properties)…

Inland Private Capital Corporation Makes First Seniors Housing Acquisition

November 8, 2019, Ben Swett, SeniorCare Investor - As part of its larger restructuring strategy, Capital Senior Living Corporation announced in its third quarter earnings report that it sold two non-core independent living communities in Peoria, Illinois and Springfield,…

Tale Of 2 Senior Living Markets: Inside High And Low Occupancy Metros

October 17, 2019, Tim Regan, Senior Housing News - Nationwide senior housing occupancy is near a historic low, as many providers across the U.S. are grappling with oversupply.  The average U.S. senior housing occupancy increased…

HHC Finance Wraps Up HUD Fiscal Year With Two Closings

October 16, 2019, Ben Swett, SeniorCare Investor - Housing & Healthcare Finance (HHC Finance) had an impressive fiscal year for HUD LEAN closings, wrapping up 26 transactions that totaled $336.4 million in volume, good enough for fifth place in HUD's tables…

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…