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Labor management, rate increases help drive 6th consecutive quarter of growth for Sonida

The senior living operating environment continues to be challenged, but Sonida Senior Living executives attribute the company’s sixth consecutive quarter of occupancy […]

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329 senior living communities named ‘Caring Stars’ for 2023

To make the list, communities had to have an overall average rating of at least 4.5 out of 5 stars […]

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Sonida CEO: ‘Offensive’ Investments Will Help Drive Aggressive Margin Growth in 2023

New strategic pillars and an “aggressive” focus on margins will help guide Sonida Senior Living’s (NYSE: SNDA) operations in 2023, […]

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How Sonida Senior Living Used Messaging Tech to Convert 171 More Digital Leads

When Sonida Senior Living needed to boost its website traffic and convert more digital leads to move ins, it turned […]

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New Sonida Senior Living CEO: We’re Shifting Focus to Growth, Delivering Value

Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) has a new CEO, and a new focus as the company looks to the latter […]

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Giving gray hair the green light

“It has been a really interesting experience,” Kimberly Lody, whose last day as president and CEO of Sonida Senior Living […]

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Sonida Senior Living marks 5 quarters of occupancy, revenue growth

Dallas-based Sonida Senior Living is striving to reach its pre-pandemic occupancy level and stop using contract labor by the end […]

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Sonida Senior Living CEO: We Expect to Reach Pre-Pandemic Occupancy Levels This Year

Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) is nearing pre-pandemic occupancy levels, and outgoing CEO Kim Lody is confident that the company […]

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Sonida Senior Living CEO Lody to Step Down, Transition Leadership to COO Ribar

Three years ago, Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) leader Kim Lody laid out a turnaround plan to help position the […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Kimberly Lody to depart as Sonida CEO; Brandon Ribar to succeed her

Kimberly Lody is stepping down as CEO of Dallas-based Sonida Senior Living, one of the country’s largest senior living providers, […]

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Brookdale, Sonida CEOs: Embracing change is vital for senior living leaders

Effective leaders have a “toolbox” of fortitude and humility to help navigate changes that arise, senior living executives said during […]

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Sonida Senior Living CFO: We’re Centralizing Operations to Grow Margins

With occupancy on the rise, Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) is turning its focus to improving margins, an effort led by […]

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Sonida Senior Living makes first acquisition in 5 years amid ‘a lot of good news’

Sonida Senior Living made its first acquisition in almost five years in the first quarter, when the company also experienced “a […]

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Sonida Senior Living Sees Start of NOI Expansion, Enters New Growth Phase

Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) has grown occupancy and revenue each quarter in the last year – a sign to […]

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U.S. News & World Report recognizes 25 communities in 2022 as ‘best’ in three categories

Almost 1,300 senior living communities (1,274) operated by 83 companies were recognized as the inaugural U.S. News & World Report’s […]

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30 Sonida Senior Living Communities Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

More than 1,200 senior living communities operated by more than 80 companies have another way to stand out among their […]

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Sonida CEO: 3-year recovery plan leads to ‘transformational’ year

Calling 2021 “transformational” for Sonida Senior Living, president and CEO Kimberly Lody said Monday that the company’s three-year recovery strategy […]

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Sonida Senior Living Expects to Hit Pre-Pandemic Occupancy in 2022 as Margins Fall Behind

Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) is on track to reach pre-pandemic occupancy levels in 2022 — but the company’s net […]

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Movers & Shakers: Sonida Appoints New CFO

Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) tapped Kevin Detz as chief financial officer effective May 1.

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Sonida Completes $80M Refinancing, Pushing Debt Maturities to 2024 and Positioning Company for Growth

Transaction includes up to $50 million of additional capital for future growth Sonida Senior Living (NYSE: SNDA) has entered into […]

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Occupancy reaches high point in December for Sonida Senior Living

Average occupancy reached its highest point in 2021 last month for Dallas-based Sonida Senior Living, the company reported Tuesday.

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Top Senior Housing Trends for 2022

As 2022 begins, headlines are unfortunately reminiscent of 2020, featuring news of Covid-19 case counts, global disruptions to business and […]

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Sonida Senior Living reports steady occupancy in November

Occupancy held steady at 81.2% in November for Sonida Senior Living, according to a report the company released Tuesday.

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Atria, Holiday top list as 439 senior living communities named ‘Caring Stars of 2022’

A total of 439 senior living and care communities in 44 states are being recognized as “Caring Stars of 2022” […]

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Strategic investments, rebranding highlight Capital Senior Living’s pandemic recovery strategy

The third quarter was pivotal for Capital Senior Living, which completed a strategic investment with Conversant Capital and launched a […]

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Ventas Identifies Operators Taking On Eclipse Assets, Cafaro Sees Robust Recovery Underway

Other operators revealed Friday to be taking on Eclipse properties include: Sonida Senior Living, formerly known as Capital Senior Living […]

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Capital Senior Living to rebrand as Sonida Senior Living

Capital Senior Living is set to rebrand as Sonida Senior Living, effective Nov. 15, after closing its financing transaction with Conversant Capital […]

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Capital Senior Living Rebrands to Sonida, Maps Future Strategy After $154.8M Infusion

After raising $154.8 million in transactions with Conversant Capital, one of the few publicly traded U.S. senior living operators is […]

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Shareholders vote in favor of Capital’s amended investment agreement Conversant

Dallas-based Capital Senior Living appears to have received enough votes to follow through with a plan to raise up to […]

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Capital Senior Living marks 7 months of consecutive growth

Capital Senior Living reported Thursday that September average occupancy was 81.4%, an increase of 20 basis points (0.2%) from August and of […]

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Capital Senior Living to hold special meeting of stockholders over capital raise plan with Conversant

Capital Senior Living on Tuesday filed a definitive proxy statement and issued a letter to shareholders in connection with its upcoming special meeting of […]

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Capital Senior Living mulling COVID-19 vaccination as condition of employment

With more than 90% of its residents fully vaccinated, Capital Senior Living announced during a second-quarter earnings call on Thursday […]

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Capital credits increasing resident vaccination rates, less restrictive visitation for continued occupancy growth

Capital Senior Living on Thursday reported four consecutive months of growth, with occupancy at 79.1% at the end of June.

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Capital Senior Living reports 78.2 percent occupancy for May

Capital Senior Living reported May occupancy of 78.2%, an increase of 294 basis points (2.94%) from the pandemic low average […]

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Capital Senior Living ‘at inflection point,’ CEO says

With the “grips of the pandemic” easing considerably over the past few months, and a 93% vaccination rate among its […]

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As Pandemic Pressures Ease, Capital Senior Living Focuses on New Programs and Rate Growth

For Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU), the pandemic’s pressures are easing, and CEO Kim Lody is optimistic that the company […]

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One Year Later: Senior Living CEOs Reflect on the Pandemic, When Recovery Will Take Hold

The length and severity of the pandemic presented a consistent challenge for Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU), CEO Kim Lody […]

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A Place for Mom recognizes 586 senior living communities for outstanding care, services

California, Texas and Florida are home to the greatest number of senior living communities recognized for outstanding care through A […]

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Capital Senior Living move-ins at 2-year high, indicating rebound in demand, CEO says

March move-ins across Capital Senior Living’s 60 communities are on track to be at their highest monthly level in two […]

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We’re ‘on road to recovery,’ say execs at Brookdale, Capital Senior Living

The leading indicators all are pointing toward recovery, according to executives at both Brookdale Senior Living and Capital Senior Living […]

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Capital Senior Living CEO Sees Recovery Starting, Looks for Occupancy and Margin Gains

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) President and CEO Kim Lody is optimistic that a recovery from the pandemic is soon […]

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Capital Senior Living’s Future Takes Shape With New Memory Care Program, Growth Strategy

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) has shrunk considerably during the two years since Kim Lody became CEO, going from 129 communities […]

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Capital Senior Living CFO Hendrickson to Step Down

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) Executive Vice President and CFO Carey Hendrickson is making his exit. Hendrickson is leaving the […]

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Capital Senior Living CEO: Pandemic Shows Industry’s Value Proposition Must Be Clearer

The Covid-19 pandemic has renewed a longstanding debate about whether lifestyle-driven hospitality services or health care should be prioritized in […]

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Capital Senior Living To Transfer 18 Properties in Balance Sheet Restructuring

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) took further actions to improve its financial position during the coronavirus pandemic in the second […]

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Capital Senior Living Carries Intensity Of Turnaround Effort Into Covid-19 Response

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) watched hopefully as its turnaround strategy gained momentum in the fourth quarter of 2019 and […]

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McKnight’s 2020 Hall of Honor inductees announced

Twenty-two women will be inducted into the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor on May 7 as part of the program’s […]

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Getting A Fresh Perspective

Last year saw a number of interesting moves among top executives in the senior living industry—replacing retiring executives, moving to […]

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Senior Living Executive Forecast 2020: Investments Needed to Upgrade Resident Experiences

Heading into 2020, many senior living providers are focused on making investments to upgrade the resident experience, to stand out […]

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VETERANS DAY: Local student interviews veterans; signs up for Army

COTTONWOOD – A local high school student interviewed local vets for a Veterans Day project, before he went to Prescott […]

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WATCH: Veterans at West Shores to receive quilts

West Shores Senior Living Retirement Community will host a Veterans Day Ceremony this year, during which resident veterans will be […]

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Network in Aging: The Amberleigh

What I see at The Amberleigh is a refreshing beginning for many of our residents. The residents are worry-free from […]

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CEOs You Should Know – Annabelle Coffman

Annabelle Coffman is the director of Magnolia Trails at the Waterford at Mansfield, which has a specialized memory care community […]

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Long-term care facilities rebounding after pandemic

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The pandemic had a long-term impact on long-term care facilities. While many other places in the […]

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Chef Aaron Brooks from A.C. Tatterooks Part 1

Chef Aaron Brooks from A.C. Tatterooks joined us in the studio to make us a delicious sriracha-infused pasta with lavender […]

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Magnolia Trails: A New Way of Helping Memory Care Residents at LaurelWoods

The idea of writing about a memory care program at an assisted living facility never crossed my mind until it […]

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Retiring Differently: Senior Living Breaking from Tradition

Retirement looks vastly different today versus how it looked in past years. With new services, amenities and technologies constantly being introduced […]

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Packers’ road trip makes five central Wisconsin stops

When the second-annual Packers Road Trip rolled into Wisconsin Rapids the afternoon of July 16, the group was making its […]

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Packers Road Trip: Recognizing those who answer the call of duty

In the afternoon, senior residents at the Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids received a visit from the group. Bingo was the […]

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Packers visit The Waterford on 2022 Packers Road Trip

Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy addresses residents during the 2022 Packers Road Trip on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at […]

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Residence of Chardon Rocks Against Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease is a global epidemic. More than 6 million Americans are living with the progressive disease that destroys memory […]

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Oneonta resident celebrates 103

An Oneonta woman celebrated her 103rd birthday Sunday with an open house for family and friends at the Heritage at […]

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Flag ceremony

On May 26, the Columbiana American Legion Post 290 held a flag ceremony at Whispering Pines Retirement Village. The old […]

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Help Heal Veterans hosted special gathering to honor fallen military and veterans

SAN ANTONIO – A community craft event, that honored our fallen military and veterans ahead of Memorial Day. Help Heal […]

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Williamsville veteran celebrates New Year’s by turning 100

​WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — ​Many of you probably started celebrating as the clock hit midnight Friday night, but one local Williamsville veteran got […]

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Local woman spreads Christmas cheer at senior living community with singing telegrams

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) – A local woman has been spreading Christmas cheer all month long at a Green Township […]

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Ernestine Elrod turns 104

Ernestine Elrod is celebrating her 104th Birthday! She was born Nov. 20, 1917, to Ernest and Lena Maughmer in Helena, […]

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Senior center helps Richardson veteran fulfill lifelong skydiving dream

DALLAS – Three North Texas senior citizens who always wanted to go skydiving got the chance to do the next best thing. […]

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Cowgirl Finally Gets Her Dream Date

We all have dreams about things we’d like to do someday or people we’d like to meet. For 93-year-old Bonita […]

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Chardon Seniors Thrive with New-Found Gifts

Tucked away off Chardon-Windsor Road is the home of some recently-discovered artists whose creations are sealed with “X’s” and “Made […]

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Colby woman will soon turn 100

Music and dancing are the twin pleasures of Bernice Horacek’s life, things she remembers the most about the nearly 100 […]

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VIDEO | Happy 100th birthday to WWII veteran Margaret Borchardt of West Bend

West Bend, WI – Margaret Borchardt doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about. “A big day? Yes… it’s my […]

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Four Packers alumni hit the highway for a four-day Packers Road Trip

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The NFL football season is right around the corner as training camp for the Packers […]

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VIDEO | Community prayer service in Columbiana brings hope after suffering

Sunday marked the first time residents at the Whispering Pines assisted living facility could celebrate in-person with friends and family […]

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Whispering Pines to host senior walk

COLUMBIANA–Whispering Pines Village Director Samantha Nutter and Brian Raneri, owner and personal trainer at The Workout Center, are anticipating welcoming […]

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Police honored today by The Waterford Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Local law enforcement was honored in a special way on Friday. The Waterford at Corpus Christi […]

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Waterford nursing home reopens for Easter

Easter weekend is typically spent with family, but this time last year people around the country were on lockdown. This […]

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The Waterford Changes Visitation Policy – Residents Are Excited

MANSFIELD, OH – As spring has rolled into Ohio, Governor Mike Dewine gave some sunshine to nursing homes across the state […]

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Progress edition: A Place for Mom honors West Shores with ‘Best of Senior Living’ award

West Shores, a senior living community based in Hot Springs, has been honored as a SeniorAdvisor.com “Best of Senior Living […]

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Teen pageant, 3rd graders bring Valentines Day to elderly community

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– As we head into Valentine’s Day weekend, many people who are elderly are reminded of how lonely […]

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Senior living facilities get vaccinated

Cottonwood Village, one of the largest assisted and independent living facilities in the Verde Valley, vaccinated over 100 residents, in […]

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’It was a very happy day:’ Kids partake in act of kindness at Hamilton assisted living facility

HAMILTON, Ohio (FOX19) – What started as a simple post on social media turned into an act of kindness at […]

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Aspen Grove seniors get vaccine shots

More than 40 residents and 18 staff members at Aspen Grove Senior Living in Lambertville received their first vaccination shots […]

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Vaccine clinic held at Whispering Pines

CVC pharmacists conducted a Covid-19 vaccine clinic at the Whispering Pines Village in Columbiana. Shown is Ava Sabol, the assistant […]

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St. Joseph woman celebrates 100 years of life

It’s not every day that you turn 100. That’s why Friday was cause for celebration at Vintage Gardens Senior Living […]

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One dose down

Ahmad Sukkar, left, a pharmacist with CVS Health, administers the first round of the coronavirus vaccine to Bill Oliver, 88, […]

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Ridgeland senior facility administers vaccine

RIDGELAND, Miss. — Residents and staff at The Waterford on Highland Colony in Ridgeland received their first dose of the […]

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Vintage Gardens receives first round of COVID-19 vaccine

There was a sense of relief as residents and staff of the Vintage Gardens filed in one by one to […]

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Steeple Pointe, Rose Arbor facilities receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine has been rolled out and administered to many front line health care workers. Last week, residents and […]

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North Pointe Senior Living residents in Anderson receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

Residents and staff at the Waterford at North Pointe Senior Living received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on […]

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Howard World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

HOWARD, Wis. (WBAY) – Friends and family held a birthday parade for a World War II veteran Saturday as he […]

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Seniors look forward to seeing family and friends after COVID vaccine

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Dozens of seniors at The Waterford at Levis Commons received the first dose of their COVID-19 […]

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Residents, staff roll up their sleeves for the vaccine at Columbus assisted living home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Inside the Woodlands of Columbus assisted living home, the atmosphere on Thursday was like a celebration. “No […]

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Houston-area senior facility staff members step in to help residents celebrate Christmas

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As the holidays approach in an already challenging year, senior living facilities are stepping up in ways they have […]

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Veterans at Macedonia senior living facility honored

MACEDONIA — The veterans at Summit Point senior living community in Macedonia were honored with inscribed bricks at the Nordonia Hills Veteran Memorial […]

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Former art director, ‘trailblazer’ celebrates 107th birthday in Raleigh independent living facility

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) – A resident at the Independence Village of Olde Raleigh received a special 107th birthday celebration Friday. […]

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Grab and go barbecue honoring first responders held in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Wellington at Springfield held their annual barbecue on Wednesday afternoon to thank their first responders […]

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‘Let’s have a parade!’: A Lincoln senior living facility brings a little joy to their residents

Over at the Windcrest on Vandorn, a senior living facility located near 70th St., staff and the residents’ family members […]

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