Major CCRC Finance Provider Mobilizes Against Tax Bill Threat

Industry groups and senior housing financing players are hoping a last-minute advocacy push can convince Congress to save a key funding mechanism for non-profit operators — but there are few guarantees as the Republican-backed tax bill goes to reconciliation. The House version of the GOP’s sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code includes the elimination […]

SNF Transactions: Omega, Diversicare Ink New Lease

Diversicare and Omega Negotiate New Master Lease Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI) entered into a new master lease with tenant Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: DVCR), locking in 35 properties for the next 12 years. The move will consolidate two separate leases currently shared between the Brentwood, Tenn.-based Diversicare and the Hunt Valley, Md.-based Omega: […]

Transactions: MedEquities Makes $10 Million Skilled Nursing Play in Connecticut

MedEquities Pays $10 Million for Conn. SNF Real Estate MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MRT) acquired the real estate of Woodlake at Tolland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, a skilled nursing facility in Tolland, Conn., from Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. for a total of $10 million. The Nashville, Tenn.-based MedEquities plans to enter into a 12-year, triple-net lease […]

SNF Transactions: KeyBank Invests in Indiana

KeyBank Invests $15.3M in Indiana Skilled Nursing Facilities KeyBank Real Estate Capital invested a total of $15.3 million in two skilled nursing facilities operated by Trilogy Health Services, LLC in Indiana, providing FHA-backed financing for the Trilogy-Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville and Trilogy-St. Mary Healthcare Center in Lafayette. KeyBank’s John Randolph and Laura Conway […]

Seniors Embracing New Techology, Pew Research Shows

Social media, smartphone and internet usage is up among older adults. That’s according to a recently released report from Pew Research that surveyed more than 3,000 seniors between Sept. 29, 2016, and Nov. 6, 2016. About 42% of seniors ages 65 and older now say they own a smartphone, such as iPhone or Android devices. That’s up from just 18% […]