Skilled Nursing Staffing Woes

Another front page New York Times story highlighting problems with skilled nursing facilities. I am sure many of you saw the recent New York Times article about understaffing in the nation’s nursing facilities, particularly on the weekends. The new methodology used, based on actual payrolls obtained by Medicare, indicates that staffing is 12% lower than […]

Is Apollo Global Management Entering Our Space, Again?

After a disastrous outing 20 years ago, Apollo may see better opportunities this time around. The rumors are swirling that private equity giant Apollo Global Management is putting its toe back in our market after a long absence. The rumor is that Apollo is buying 22 senior living communities from HCP, Inc. that are operated […]

The CCRC Market

CCRCs are thriving in today’s market when so many other providers are struggling for census. But why? How many times have you heard that the CCRC market is a thing of the past? About as many times as you have heard that skilled nursing is dead? Well, I’ve got some news for you, neither is […]

HCR ManorCare Deal The Future Or A Risk?

Hospitals and post-acute providers have not mixed well in the past, but ProMedica Health System hopes that changes. I keep thinking about the Welltower and ProMedica Health System acquisition of Quality Care Properties and HCR ManorCare. Given today’s valuations, ProMedica may have gotten a bit of a deal with ManorCare’s home health and hospice business. But we […]