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Only 32% Of Skilled Nursing Providers Feel Clinically Ready For PDPM

April 3, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - As they get ready for the Medicare Part A reimbursement system taking effect October 1, skilled nursing providers have a high degree of confidence in the preparedness of their interdisciplinary teams.  But that confidence plummets when assessing…

Multifamily Developer Housing Trust Group Marks National Expansion With Executive Appointment

April 2, 2019, MultifamilyBiz.comHousing Trust Group (HTG), a leading multifamily developer and Florida’s largest developer of affordable housing, is proud to announce the appointment of Quinn Gormley as Executive Vice President of HTG America,…

Turn-Key CEO: Why Palliative Care Must Soon Come To Skilled Nursing

April 2, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News  - Given their emphasis on rehabilitation and recovery, skilled nursing facilities aren’t typically places where patients receive palliative care.  That’s despite the fact that only a small portion of nursing home residents who would benefit…

Record Number Of Apartments Being Built In Dallas But Rents Keep Rising

April 1, 2019, Dallas Morning News - Dallas-Fort Worth apartment rents are inching higher, even though the percentage of empty rental units has risen a bit. …

Former Foes AARP, Nursing Home Lobbying Groups Unite

April 1, 2019, Marty Stempniak, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - AARP, an occasional foe for nursing home advocates, is now joining forces with providers in Florida in a bid to together improve care for seniors.  The retired persons interest group 

Skilled Nursing Bed Shortage Will Only Get Worse As Operators Chase Acuity

April 1, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Despite industry headwinds, analyses have found that the nationwide supply of nursing home beds falls far below potential demand for the services — a trend that will only worsen as changing payment models knock some providers out of the business…

PDPM 101: What Skilled Nursing Providers Need To Know Now

March 31, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - With a new Medicare payment model for skilled nursing facilities just months away, operators who haven’t started planning for the…

Bankruptcy Court OKs Settlement Deal Between Sabra, Senior Care Centers

March 29, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - A federal bankruptcy court this week approved a settlement agreement between Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) and embattled tenant Senior Care Centers, the real estate…

Nonprofit Breaks Ground On Affordable LA Project

March 29, 2019, Laura Calugar, Multi-Housing News - Nonprofit Clifford Beers Housing has begun work on Vistas del Puerto Apartments, a 47-unit community in Long Beach, Calif. KFA Architecture designed the affordable housing project, which is set to serve households earning between 30 and…

The ABCs Of The Independent Living Market

March 29, 2019, Steve Monroe, SeniorCare Investor - For some years now, we have separated out the assisted living and independent living M&A markets into a couple of quality-based categories, classified as “A,” “B,” and “C” properties.  The determination is made by the property’s age, location…