Stephen M. Monroe has been a healthcare and senior care financial expert for over 30 years. In addition to being an often-quoted healthcare finance expert in mainstream media, he has published over 50 bylined articles dealing with various aspects of investing in health care and senior’s housing.
He is also called upon to keynote and speak at organizations such as the American Seniors Housing Association, Assisted Living Federation of America, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care, American Health Care Association and the New York State Health Facilities Association, among others.
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Ventas has been an incredible success story, both in terms of the company itself and its stock. But most of the “incredible” for the stock occurred many years ago. Ten years ago, its share price was about $70, and currently it is about $40. It has averaged close to... Read More »
Brookdale Senior Living just announced its August occupancy levels, and it has been a good summer so far. But the third quarter has always been the best quarter of the year for census increases for the entire sector, so we expected some good news. If not, that would... Read More »
We already reported on the new proposed staffing requirements for nursing homes, coming at a time when most everyone in senior living is still struggling with finding enough staff, and paying for them. Coincident with the release of the proposed rules, USA Today... Read More »
Investment banking firm Ziegler just closed a $118.33 million bond financing for Emerald Heights, a not-for-profit CCRC in Redmond, Washington, with 333 independent living units (including apartments and cottages), 40 assisted living beds, 16 memory care units and 61... Read More »
While we are not surprised, the vote on the merger of Diversified Healthcare Trust and Office Properties Income Trust, scheduled for this past August 30, has been postponed until September 6, even though “the polls remain open.” With the three major proxy firms... Read More »