Atria to Operate 21 Independent Living Communities, Unveils New Brand

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Atria Senior Living, a Louisville-based operator of independent and assisted living communities across the United States and Canada, has assumed management of 21 independent living communities owned by New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR). The communities are

Webinar: Seniors Housing Vaccine Rollout & Infectious Disease Prevention

On Feb 16., Seniors Housing Business and sponsor Philips hosted the webinar “Seniors Housing Vaccine Rollout and Infectious Disease Prevention: An Operations Playbook.” How are operators handling logistical, emotional, ethical and strategic concerns involved with vaccination? How to encourage healthy behavior for

Cadence Living Hires Pat Teske as Vice President of Facilities Management

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Cadence Living has hired Pat Teske as vice president of facilities management. Teske will have principal responsibility for preventative maintenance, director management, renovation planning and plant management of Cadence’s portfolio of senior living communities. He joins Cadence

Webinar: Seniors Housing Valuation Outlook: What’s Ahead for 2021?

On Jan. 28, Seniors Housing Business and sponsor V&IG hosted the webinar “Seniors Housing Valuation Outlook: What’s Ahead for 2021?” The panel discussion focused on what the marketplace looks like now (who is transacting now and what sorts of deals are happening, occupancy rates,

Capital Senior Living Launches Magnolia Trails Memory Care Program

DALLAS — Capital Senior Living Corp. (NYSE: CSU), a Dallas-based seniors housing operator, has launched Magnolia Trails to meet the growing need for individualized programming for residents receiving memory care services. Magnolia Trails evolved out of one of the company’s communities

Benchmark Assumes Management of Meadow Ridge CCRC in Redding, Connecticut

REDDING, Conn. — Benchmark Senior Living has become part owner and the operator of Meadow Ridge, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Redding, approximately 55 miles northeast of Manhattan. Affiliates of Senior Care Development, the community’s original developers, will

COVID Reveals Opportunities for New Industries to Serve Older Adults

The pandemic has turned some technologies from optional amenities into operational necessities. By Jonathan Gould, K4Connect COVID has brought countless industries to a halt and caused companies to rethink how they continue to meet the needs of their customers while

Lessons Learned for Moving Residents In and Out

Nine months of shifting COVID-19 protocols have revealed many new best practices. By Bob Burg, Moves for Seniors (NOTE: This article is intended to summarize many of the lessons learned during Phase I of COVID-19, and that are driving the


Webinar: Marketing Strategies for Senior Living Operators

  The Seniors Housing Business webinar “Marketing Strategies for Senior Living Operators — Survey Results Reveal How Customer Journey Has Changed,” allowed panelists to delve deeply into the following topics: Managing sales and marketing efforts in the current environment Lessons to implement in

The Labor Puzzle

Operators piece together creative solutions to one of the industry’s toughest problems — recruiting and retaining quality employees. By Jeff Shaw Recruiting and retaining quality employees on the front lines remains one of the biggest challenges facing the seniors housing

A Guide to Overcoming the Pandemic

The secret to beating COVID-19 may have less to do with PPE and testing, and more to do with processes, design and mission. By Donna Moore In late January, the first case of novel coronavirus was confirmed in the U.S.