Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC recently worked with Capital Senior Living Corporation in arranging $156.6 million to finance 15 seniors housing properties located in seven states.
The McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards application deadline has been extended to July 30.
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An employee at an Alabama assisted living facility stole about $21,000 by diverting checks from off-the-books residents, authorities charge.
STANLEY Healthcare showcased its Arial® 9 Wireless Emergency Call solution with built-in wander management capability at the Assisted Living Federation of America Exposition last week in Phoenix.
I dealt first with my wife's Alzheimer's as a 24/7 caregiver at home, and now as a part-time caregiver and full-time advocate since her placement in the dementia wing of an assisted living facility in September. One of the many things I have learned through these years is that each new AD decline in behavior and/or skills always leads to a "new normal" period for us.
Reimbursement is shifting to home health, hurting the finances of skilled nursing facilities, a newly released market analysis states.
SafetyCare Technologies has transitioned from independent living into the assisted living market with the acquisition of Avalon Technologies.
An 83-year-old assisted living resident allegedly was assaulted by a security guard at the Florida facility and subsequently died from his injuries, authorities announced Monday.
The third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards officially is underway, with submissions now being accepted from the realms of skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities.
The entry period is now open for McKnight's 3rd annual Excellence in Technology program.
A woman visiting her mother at an assisted living facility in Kansas was gunned down in the parking lot Sunday, in what authorities are describing as a hate crime.
Skilled nursing facilities' occupancy rate continued to tick up in the first three months of 2014, while absorption flipped into positive territory for the first time in almost a decade, according to the latest quarterly figures from the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General spent $75 million on Medicaid oversight during the last fiscal year, a 4% increase over fiscal 2012, according to a new report.
The median annual cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased to $87,600, according to the latest annual survey from insurance company Genworth. This represents a 4.4% increase from a year ago.
When I lived in Baltimore, a stray, mangy cat adopted us. I am not trying to equate my cat with someone's parent, but I was reminded of Minou's last days when reading the dissertation of Mariette Klein on dementia caregivers. Specifically, how hard it can be to know what healthcare decisions to make for a loved one.
Brookdale Senior Living is poised to become the largest senior living provider in the country, through a $2.8 billion acquisition of Seattle-based Emeritus Corp.
Assisted living communities have always had high turnover rates - generally attributed to the prevalence of non-professional/low paying jobs. Estimates for staff turnover range from a low of 21% to a whopping 135%, with an average of 42%.
Berkadia Commercial Mortgage announced it had arranged a $49.3 million loan through Fannie Mae for a senior living community in Horsham, PA.
MDI Achieve/MatrixCare entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Right Click Software, which has an integrated marketing, financial and operational platform for assisted living facilities.
Compass Health has agreed to a $1.1 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging that the skilled nursing provider did not pay overtime or allow workers to take needed breaks.
Q: How did senior housing perform in the last quarter of 2013? A: The numbers overall were good, in terms of continued recovery and strength of market fundamentals. In particular, occupancy was up again, with very strong absorption. It's especially strong in independent living, and that's been a trend in the last year or so.
Federal investigators have been looking into Medicaid billing practices at senior living giant Emeritus Corp. for more than a year. Investigative journalism outlet ProPublica first reported the story Thursday, and an Emeritus spokeswoman confirmed to McKnight's that the probe is occurring.
Brookdale Senior Living and Emeritus Senior Living will merge through a $2.8 billion deal, in a move that Brookdale CEO T. Andrew Smith said will be "transformative for the industry." The expanded Brookdale will consist of more than 1,100 communities in 46 states, making it the nation's largest senior living company, executives said.
When Philip Seymour Hoffman died on Feb. 2, the world lost one of its great actors — and one of the most persuasive voices to speak out about the pitfalls of the changing long-term care system in the United States.
A state law to protect nursing home residents cannot be invoked to bring a suit against an assisted living provider, a federal judge recently ruled, reversing his earlier decision.
Assisted living administrators earned a median salary of $78,000 in 2013, according to the newly released 2013-2104 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits report.
A man who previously owned an assisted living facility has been sentenced to three years in prison for neglecting a resident who fell through a hole in the floor and now is unable to walk.
A California long-term care provider has become the first to obtain financing through a new revolving credit facility for senior housing offered by Freddie Mac.