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Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule
12/10/2016

Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule

For the approximately 16,000 nursing home operators across the country, increased scrutiny and constant realignment have become a way of life. And if trying to prepare for a new administration that...

After RExIT, A REITurn? What it Could Mean for the Market
10/5/2016

After RExIT, A REITurn? What it Could Mean for the Market

If you want to know what is going to happen in the senior living mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, following the stock prices of the public real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the...

Is Memory Care Mandatory? Providers Build and Expand to Keep Up With Demand
8/8/2016

Is Memory Care Mandatory? Providers Build and Expand to Keep Up With Demand

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in eight people over the age of 65 has some form of Alzheimer’s. Further, nearly half of seniors age 85 and older have it. Compounding this...

Dueling Perspectives: What is the State of the Seniors Housing M&A Market?
6/12/2016

Dueling Perspectives: What is the State of the Seniors Housing M&A Market?

After a six-year bull market where capitalization rates declined and median values increased, momentum in seniors housing prices leveled off during the first quarter of 2016. What does this mean for...

Beyond Our Borders: International Collaboration and Care
4/6/2016

Beyond Our Borders: International Collaboration and Care

In an increasingly interconnected and global environment, governments and businesses are reaping benefits from the cross-pollination of ideas and adoption of best practices. Given this natural...

2015 Seniors Housing and Care Survey
2/3/2016

2015 Seniors Housing and Care Survey

In December of 2015, Lancaster Pollard sent an online survey to approximately 4,000 leaders at seniors housing and care facilities throughout the U.S. Over the course of two weeks, 295 respondents...

How Seniors Housing Supply and Demand is Adjusting to Meet the Next Generation
12/4/2015

How Seniors Housing Supply and Demand is Adjusting to Meet the Next Generation

The seniors housing industry is at an inflection point. This is not simply because of the aging baby boomers, rather, because this generation has drastically different financial situations and living...

Acuity Creep: When Care Isn’t Clear
8/5/2015

Acuity Creep: When Care Isn’t Clear

Most individuals familiar with the senior living and long-term care industries have a solid understanding of the differences between acuity levels. Typically legally defined on a state-by-state...

FHA Financing with REITs: Time to Reap the Benefits
6/3/2015

FHA Financing with REITs: Time to Reap the Benefits

Traditionally, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have had difficulty obtaining debt financing via the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Federal Housing Administration (FHA)...

Off the Sidelines: Nonprofit Acquisition Activity Heats Up
4/14/2015

Off the Sidelines: Nonprofit Acquisition Activity Heats Up

For-profit senior living acquisitions have dominated headlines over the past few years, riding a robust wave of private capital and low borrowing costs. Recent activity, however, indicates that...