Higher Capital Costs are Latest Jolt to Seniors Housing Sector

As if seniors housing developers and operators did not have enough difficulties rebounding from the pandemic, what with constrained occupancy, elevated expenses and staffing shortages plaguing the sector, they are now navigating an environment where the rising cost of capital…

 

Unitranche Loans Offer Competition with Debt Funds

Unitranche loan programs blend senior and junior debt pricing and terms into a single, first lien debt facility — a single financing that replaces the multitranche debt approach. The unitranche arrangement provides the benefits of a fully levered mezzanine debt…

Outsourced HR Meets the Challenges of Senior Living Staffing

Due to the nature of their clientele, senior living operators continually need to market their services to attract prospective new residents. But it’s not just new residents that they need to attract: it’s new employees as well. For the reality…

How to Streamline Senior Living Community HR Processes

Cut Costs, Save Time and Recruit and Retain Good Workers The growth of the aging population is creating more demand for senior living options. But growing demand is colliding with a labor shortage, adding to the workload and strain on…

Webinar: What’s Ahead For Seniors Housing Staff, Leaders and HR

  The “What’s Ahead For Seniors Housing Staff, Leaders and HR: A Study on 2022 Business Priorities” webinar took place April 14 and was hosted by Seniors Housing Business and sponsored by Paychex. The discussion focused on staff retention and engagement; diversity,…

Webinar: Seniors Housing Policy Outlook: Operations, Investment & Development

  Occupancy trends, the impact of the Omicron variant, development, investment, vaccine mandates and labor shortages were just some of the pressing topics panelists discussed during the “Seniors Housing Policy Outlook: What Will Impact Operations, Investment & Development in 2022?” webinar,…

Webinar: Seniors Housing Valuation: What’s Ahead For 2022?

  Where are seniors housing valuations today and what might 2022 hold for the industry? These were the most pressing topics of the “Seniors Housing Valuation: What’s Ahead for 2022?” webinar, hosted by Seniors Housing Business and sponsored by V&IG. With alternative sources…

Webinar: Rethinking Seniors Housing Resident Engagement — Technology that Improves Staff Efficiencies while Enhancing the Resident Experience

  The Nov. 3 Seniors Housing Business webinar “Rethinking Seniors Housing Resident Engagement — Technology that Improves Staff Efficiencies while Enhancing the Resident Experience” focused on the best ways to improve resident engagement, streamline care and support staff. Panelists discussed Platforms across the continuum of care…

Webinar: COVID Strategies for Seniors Housing Operators — Managing Risk

  In the Oct. 26 Seniors Housing Business webinar entitled “COVID Strategies for Seniors Housing Operators — Managing Risk for Residents, Staff and Service Providers,” the topic of discussion was how best to keep residents and staff safe from COVID-19. Panelists shared differing…

Seniors Housing Sales Pick Up as Recovery Gains Steam

As the seniors housing industry slowly recovers from occupancy declines and disrupted operations due to COVID-19, investors are back in the market hunting for deals. Some $3.2 billion in seniors housing and care facilities traded hands in the second quarter…

Using Technology to Address Challenges Exposed by COVID

COVID-19 made clear the need to overhaul technology capabilities in senior living facilities everywhere. The next wave of senior care’s tech evolution will encompass what the pandemic highlighted: a need for technologies that not only enhance residents’ physical safety, but…

 

Webinar: Invigorating the Seniors Housing Workforce

  In a July 22 Seniors Housing Business webinar titled “Invigorating the Seniors Housing Workforce: Strategies to Inspire, Engage, and Retain Talent,” panelists discussed challenges in finding and motivating employees in the senior living industry. Seniors housing communities struggled to find…

In the Seniors Housing Sector, a Sense of Recovery is Growing

For more than a year, seniors housing operators have battled rising vacancy, pressure on net operating income and uncertainty about the future as potential residents steered clear from property tours and lease commitments. Those difficulties have created a tough financing…

Post-Pandemic Considerations for Acquisitions and Renovations

By Sarah Daniels Planning ahead is never easy, but in the world of senior living construction, acquisitions and renovations, it makes everything that follows easier — and often more cost effective in the long term. The need to future-proof seniors housing…