Some board and care homes are giving the senior care business a bad name in their mistreatment of immigrants. There is an ugly side to immigration and low-wage workers in the senior care market. Bad people exist everywhere, and it is as difficult to keep them out of our business as it is in any […]
Judging by the number of questions we got during our May 16th webinar called “The 55+ Active Adult Market: The New Frontier of Seniors Housing,” it is safe to say that there is plenty of interest in this growing market. Our listeners tuned in to find out what prices active adult communities have been trading […]
There may be more than 14 million boomers that will not be able to afford seniors housing plus their health care needs. It is time to address the issue. We have been saying it for years. The largest unmet need in seniors housing is the bulging middle income cohort, which some researchers have defined as […]
Continuing Steve’s Fireside Chat series, he asks are operators really managing their sales and marketing staff to get the most from them? A more hands-on approach from their Executive Directors and corporate management may help.
Active adult communities are taking on a new role in the senior living continuum, and new ones are sprouting up. Find out who is buying and selling, at what cap rates, who is developing and why, and how these communities may evolve. You have all been hearing the chatter about active adult communities, something that […]
Talk about a surprise move. The Ensign Group announced that it will be spinning out its home health and hospice business and substantially all of its senior living operations, plus its mobile diagnostic and clinical lab operations, into a separate publicly traded company called The Pennant Group. Ensign will become a stand-alone skilled nursing company […]
Washington has passed its version of a long-term care insurance bill, sort of, using a payroll tax to fund it. Unlike the misconceived Class Act that was originally part of the Affordable Care Act, which was designed to rob Peter to pay Paul, Washington State has just passed its own version, The Long-Term Care Trust […]
Steve Monroe has a message for the CEOs and other C-Suiters in the senior care industry.
If you read our lead story in the April issue of The SeniorCare Investor, you may have thought it couldn’t get much worse for Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) and its tenant Five Star Senior Living (FVE). And then on Thursday, SNH officially dropped its quarterly dividend by 61.5% from $0.39 to just $0.15 per […]
A professor with a new book on dementia care claims a semi-private room in a “decent” nursing facility in a big city costs $240,000 per year. Hogwash. I hate it when bad information gets out there, and a professor of psychiatry and bioethics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine should know better. Especially someone […]