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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We are now halfway through 2022, and 15 months into the post-pandemic recovery. But with interest rates and inflation rising, there could be new headwinds to a full recovery. Speaking of full recovery, most of the talk has been about getting back to pre-pandemic... Read More »
Brookdale Senior Living just reported that its May weighted average occupancy increased by 70 basis points from April, to 74.6%. Even better, month-end occupancy in May increased by 90 basis points in May compared with the end of April, hitting 76.2% at the end of... Read More »
Stand-alone memory care communities were much maligned several years ago, partly because too many of them were built, and partly just because you said you were a memory care operator didn’t mean that you knew what you were doing (we can just see Loren Shook nodding in... Read More »
Everyone tries to put a good face on their performance, whether it has been average or well above average. But Shankh Mitra, CEO of Welltower, was practically exuberant on the REIT’s recent performance and its future growth and prospects. It certainly helped that... Read More »
So, how do you sell an underperforming, over-leveraged community that is in receivership and was originally built in 1965. That is a tough one, but it did help that Priority Life Care was the court-appointed receiver and manager effective about the end of 2020. This... Read More »