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 […]

Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale Senior Living continues to shrink, which is actually good news, and Welltower investors will be glad to see new operators to spread the risk. That is the result of a series of transactions agreed to by the two companies in a major end-of-quarter announcement. Too bad they couldn’t have done this a year or […]

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 […]