GlynnDevins Acquires Bluespire in Major Seniors Housing Marketing Merger

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — GlynnDevins, a Kansas City-based marketing firm specializing in seniors housing, has acquired fellow seniors housing marketing firm Bluespire. This is the second marketing and technology company GlynnDevins has acquired in the past four months, following the

Evans Senior Investments, Carnegie Capital Announce Brokerage Joint Venture

AUSTIN, Texas, and CHICAGO — After years of working together through an informal partnership, Chicago-based brokerage firm Evans Senior Investments (ESI) and Austin-based financial intermediary Carnegie Capital have announced a strategic joint-venture. The venture aims to bring both companies’ respective

Transforming Age, SHAG Merge to Form Larger Nonprofit Operator

SEATTLE and BELLEVUE, Wash. — Washington-based nonprofits seniors housing operators Transforming Age and SHAG (Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations) have announced the companies have officially affiliated. Transforming Age and SHAG will continue to operate as their own, independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit

Benchmark Makes Three Hires, Promotions Within C-Suite

WALTHAM, Mass. — Benchmark Senior Living, a Waltham-based provider of senior living services in the Northeast, has appointed Jerry Liang to executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately, and John Hartmayer to executive vice president and chief operations

Calamar Rebrands Active Adult Portfolio as Connect55+

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. — Calamar Inc., an active adult owner-operator based in the Buffalo suburb of Wheatfield, has rebranded its entire portfolio under the new name of Connect55+. The existing portfolio of 40 communities will offer an extended and more comprehensive

CareTrust REIT Promotes David Sedgwick to President

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — CareTrust REIT Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRE) has promoted David Sedgwick from chief operating officer to president. He replaces Greg Stapley, who will continue to serve as CEO and chairman. Sedgwick is part of the San Clemente-based REIT’s

Strive Senior Living Acquires Classic Home Health Services

ORLANDO — V 3 Capital Group, through its affiliate Strive Senior Living LLC, has completed the corporate acquisition of Classic Home Health Services Inc. for an undisclosed price. The acquired company is an in-home healthcare provider that offers medical treatment

Sunrise Names Jack Callison as CEO, Dan Guill Takes Over at Enlivant

McLEAN, Va. — Sunrise Senior Living has appointed Jack Callison Jr. to the role of chief executive officer for Sunrise Senior Living. Callison was selected after an executive search by Ferguson Partners following the December 2020 announcement that Chris Winkle

Allbridge Launches Vista Managed Services Platform

RALEIGH, N.C. — Allbridge, a Raleigh-based provider of technology solutions for senior living properties, has unveiled its new managed services platform designed to meet the evolving needs of senior living communities. The platform, called Vista, connects residents and staff through

New Senior Elects Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa to Board of Directors

NEW YORK CITY — New Senior Investment Group Inc. (NYSE: SNR) has elected Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa as an independent director to the company’s board of directors. “Frances, a seasoned financial services executive and experienced investor, will bring tremendous value to

Blueprint Hires Alex Florea to Lead New Capital Markets Practice

CHICAGO — Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has launched a new capital markets practice, hiring Alex Flora to lead the new department as head of capital markets. The new practice seeks to provide creative debt and equity solutions including capital

Sentrics Adds Industry Thought Leader Bob Kramer to Advisory Council

CHICAGO — Sentrics, a Chicago-based technology company serving seniors housing, has added Robert Kramer to its Advisory Council. Kramer is the co-founder and former CEO of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Broadly recognized as one

OneDay Technology Platform Hires Allegro Executive Eric Varin

DALLAS — OneDay, a Dallas-based technology company offering video storytelling within senior living communities, has hired Eric Varin as vice president of client success and Victoria Repice as vice president of product. The company also promoted Deena Naccarella from vice

Sabra Health Care REIT Appoints Clifton Porter to Board of Directors

IRVINE, Calif. — Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. (NASDAQ: SBRA) has appointed Clifton J. Porter II to its board of directors. Porter currently serves as senior vice president of the American Healthcare Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), where he

Industry Veterans Launch New Development Company

BOISE — A team of senior living industry veterans have launching Wellness Enhanced Lifestyle Living, a new senior living development company based in Boise. The company’s leadership team includes Dave Mazurek, formerly founder of Sterling Bay’s senior living platform and

GlynnDevins Acquires Digital Services Company Linkmedia 360

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — GlynnDevins, a seniors housing marketing firm based in Kansas City, has acquired Linkmedia 360, a digital marketing company based in the Cleveland area. The move improves GlynnDevins’ portfolio of products and services that effectively support sales

VCTV, Touchtown Join Forces in Seniors Housing Tech Merger

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Unigue, a Nashville technology provider and the parent company of seniors housing tech platform Touchtown, has acquired Visitor & Community Television Corp. (VCTV), which specializes in communication technology. The combined VCTV and Touchtown team will operate under

Dwight Capital Acquires Love Funding

NEW YORK CITY and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dwight Capital, a private commercial real estate lender based in New York City, has acquired Love Funding, the Washington, D.C.-based HUD lending subsidiary of Midland States Bank. Both companies lend within the seniors