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Going Out On Top

August 22, 2018, Steve Monroe, Senior Care Investor - We’ve been saying this since 2014, but it seems to be a good time to sell a seniors housing property.  Prices are still near record highs in the assisted living market, at $221,250 per unit in 2017, according to the 23rd Edition…

Capital Senior Living CEO Larry Cohen To Retire

August 22, 2018, Lois Bowers, McKnight's Senior Living - Lawrence A. Cohen, Vice Chairman and CEO of Capital Senior Living Corp., will retire as effective Jan. 1, the company announced this morning.  Cohen has been with…

Ventas To Acquire Manhattan Community For $194 Million

August 22, 2018, Taylor Williams and Jeff Shaw, Seniors Housing Business - Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) has agreed to sell Brookdale Battery Park, an independent living community in Manhattan, for $194 million.

The…

How Post-Acute Technology Will Give SNFS An Advantage

August 17, 2018, Lissy Hu, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - The demand for health services offered by post-acute providers such as skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and inpatient rehabilitation centers is increasing.  This is due in part to the significant growth…

Skilled Nursing Outcomes Don’t Always Improve Along With Star Rating Gain

August 12, 2018, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Hospitalization rates play into the all-important five-star rating for nursing homes, but a new study finds that the two metrics aren’t necessarily correlated.  Improvements in nursing home star ratings were not matched by improvements…

NHI CEO: Investor Sentiment In Skilled Nursing Has Improved

August 12, 2018, John Yedinak, Skilled Nursing News - National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) executives said this week that oversupply is putting pressure on private-pay senior living operators, but the health care real estate investment trust (REIT) continues to see additional opportunity…

Skilled Nursing Stuck in Awkward Middle

August 12, 2018, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Narrowing networks of referral providers have been a top concern for skilled nursing facilities over the last two years, with industry leaders preaching the importance of improving…

Genesis Upbeat About Second Quarter Despite Loss

August 8, 2018, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Genesis Healthcare (NYSE: GEN) recorded another net loss for 2018 in the second quarter, but CEO George Hager stressed that Q2 “was a significant and very positive…

Skilled Nursing Must Respond Quickly To Survive Under PDPM

August 8, 2018, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - With a little over a year to go before the skilled nursing industry must adapt to a new payment model, smart providers are poised to take advantage — and one expert says it’s time fro providers to begin preparing now in order to achieve…

Hospitals Picking Home Health Over Skilled Nursing Amid Payment Shifts

August 6, 2018, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Hospitals that participated in Medicare’s bundled-payment initiatives were particularly focused on getting patients home first and foremost, rather than sending them to skilled nursing facilities, according to a…