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06/26/2015
A landmark national summit on Affordable Assisted Living was held last week in Rosemont, Illinois. The summit, which was spearheaded by assisted living provider Gardant Management Solutions, was designed to create a national conversation on models for assisted living for low and middle income seniors who cannot afford many of the assisted living options that currently are available in the United States.
06/24/2015
Wellmore officially opened a $35 million luxury healthcare and wellness community in Tega Cay, S.C., on Monday, June 22, 2015. It is the first retirement community within Tega Cay city limits offering a full continuum of care, awarding community members the opportunity to stay in the city they call home as they age and to experience the benefits of emphasized wellness.
06/23/2015
Brandywine Senior Living at Upper Providence, officially opened its doors for business on May 29. Brandywine Senior Living at Upper Providence is located at the intersection of Route 29 and Black Rock Road, adjacent to The RiverCrest Golf Club & Preserve.
06/23/2015
ealth Care REIT announced it has completed the sale of its 49% interest in seven life science buildings located at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s University Park, a mixed-use life science campus, in Cambridge, MA.
06/23/2015
In May, Lancaster Pollard closed 21 seniors housing transactions totaling over $136 million. One of the transactions was a $23.5 million FHA Sec. 232 new construction loan for an assisted living/Alzheimer's care community in Virginia.
06/16/2015
Officials with Wellmore announced today that they have closed on the land in Lexington, S.C. where they will construct a $47 million premier retirement community. The location is off Laurel Ridge Road beside the Golden Hills Golf & Country Club and across the street from the Lexington Place shopping center.
06/16/2015
Legend Senior Living of Wichita, KS, announced today, the acquisition of five Assisted Living and Memory Care residences in Texas, consisting of 375 apartments formerly operated by Signature Senior Living. The residences are located in the cities of Grapevine, Denton, Flower Mound, Rockwall and Coppell. These high quality, well designed residences have all been built in the past four years and are well positioned for the future.
06/10/2015
Commonwealth Assisted Living has entered into a partnership with Ashland, Va.-based Produce Source Partners to provide Virginia-grown produce at all 21 of its senior living, assisted living, and memory care communities starting on June 15, 2015. This new initiative will ensure that CAL residents receive the highest quality fruits and vegetables from across the Commonwealth of Virginia and allow CAL to support local farmers.
06/09/2015
Holiday Retirement, the second largest senior housing provider in the United States, was recently awarded a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Bronze Anvil Award for “100 Years of Wisdom: The Perspective of Centenarians,” a traditional media relations campaign executed in the fall and winter of 2014. 100 Years of Wisdom was one of 45 entries out of 828 selected for a Bronze Anvil Award.
06/09/2015
Headquartered in Monroe, La., Paramount Healthcare Consultants (PHC) is a locally-owned company dedicated to providing seniors in Louisiana with quality services across the continuum of care. PHC owns several communities that offer independent living (IL), assisted living (AL), short-term rehabilitation, long-term nursing, specialized bariatric and Alzheimer's care.
06/08/2015
LTC Properties announced it has acquired approximately 3.5 acres of land in Tinley Park, Illinois for approximately $700,000. The Company also made a development commitment to fund the construction of a 66-unit memory care community on the newly acquired parcel in an amount not to exceed $11.2 million. The new project is scheduled to open in the summer 2016.
06/04/2015
Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, announced a series of senior appointments to align its talent and resources and drive growth across the business.
05/28/2015
Watercrest Senior Living Group and development partner, Starling Senior Living celebrated the official groundbreaking of Watercrest of San Jose Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Jacksonville, Florida. The 79,000 square foot, 90 unit senior living community, designed by PQH Group, will offer luxury residences, premium amenities, and tranquil settings along the picturesque banks of Goodby’s Creek.
05/28/2015
Commonwealth Assisted Living (“CAL”) announced today that it hired several new senior level members. These new team members bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to CAL and strengthen the organization’s commitment to becoming the brand of choice for senior living.
05/27/2015
Direct Supply Inc. carrying Medical Protection Technologies’ next-generation Fall-Safe Hip Protectors. Hip fractures, which occur in the U.S. about every two minutes, have led to an increased interest in the use of hip protectors: specialized undergarments containing pads that absorb or transfer energy associated with a fall onto the hip.
05/27/2015
Remember those tales your grandparent would tell you before bed that captured your imagination, taught you valuable life lessons, and built warm, everlasting memories? Holiday Retirement remembers and has launched a national “story drive” to collect those original tales, anecdotes, and fables that have been handed down from generation to generation.
05/22/2015
The LaSalle Group, a national leader in residential memory care, opens Autumn Leaves of Arlington Heights this month at 1625 South Arlington Heights Road. The new location is the company's 10th community in the Chicago area.
05/21/2015
CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for seniors.
05/19/2015
Autumn Leaves, a leading residential memory care provider with more than 40 assisted living communities across the country, has launched its new "chair chi" exercise program for residents in all its communities as part of its unique resident engagement program called "So Much More."
05/18/2015
FL ALFA’s New Blended Core Training Program has been re-designed to provide students with specific information about Florida’s latest laws and rules. This new blended course has been months in the making, and provides the latest information to help participants familiarize themselves with Florida’s complex regulations