Ashley Wilkens talks with Senior Housing News about HUD’s willingness to think outside the box when it comes to identifying what an assisted living community looks like
Monday, July 16, 2018
For some borrowers in the senior housing industry—especially licensed senior care providers—the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 232 Healthcare Mortgage Insurance program is already an attractive source of financing. But the p...
Continuing Care at Home programs, formerly called “CCRCs without walls,” are growing in popularity writes Lisa McCracken in the McKnight’s Senior Living article, “CCaH programs growing in popularity”
Monday, July 2, 2018
Continuing Care at Home programs, formerly called “CCRCs without walls,” are growing in popularity as offerings by senior living and care providers, with more than 30 programs now available across 17 states, according to specialty bank Ziegler.
Lisa McCracken tells McKnight’s Senior Living that the merger of one of the country's largest senior living and care organizations with one of the country's largest healthcare systems will have a “ripple effect” throughout the sector
Friday, June 29, 2018
The merger of one of the country's largest senior living and care organizations with one of the country's largest healthcare systems will have a “ripple effect” throughout the sector, Lisa McCracken, senior vice president of senior living research...
Lisa McCracken talks with Skilled Nursing News about the proposed merger between Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health and the skilled nursing component
Thursday, June 28, 2018
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health took a key step forward in their plans to merge, signing an affiliation agreement Tuesday to combine the two Sioux Falls, S.D.-based non-profit organizations.
According to Neil Borg, a push for innovative healthcare strategies that benefit the aging population will be a goal at the inaugural Ziegler Link-Age Fund Symposium
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Ziegler and Link•Age Ventures announced the inaugural Ziegler Link·Age Fund Symposium, to be held Wednesday, July 25 in Chicago. Limited partners will be invited to hear updates about Ziegler Link•AgeFunds, executives said. Sessions include Naviga...
Andy Colbert authored article, “Straight talk about M&A for private practice medical groups: The four key steps of an investment or M&A transaction process”
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Preparing a business for sale requires significant preparation, as well as consideration of the long-term goals for the business. This article provides an overview of the preparation process for a merger or investment transaction, and how an inves...
John Hopper, chief investment officer for the Ziegler Link•Age Fund II was quoted in the recent Senior Housing News article, “Senior Living Providers, Residents Have Huge Appetite for Aging Innovations”
Monday, June 4, 2018
It’s a misconception that seniors are resistant to change. In fact, there’s a strong appetite for innovations in technology and service delivery among both senior housing providers and the older adults they serve, recent developments indicate....
Lisa McCracken was quoted in a recent Skilled Nursing News article, "Skilled Nursing Presence in CCRCs Remains Steady, But Drop Coming"
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The median number of skilled nursing units in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) has remained steady over the last five years, but a decline is coming as developers continue cut SNFs out of the equation. Among the nearly 2,000 CCRCs...
Lisa McCracken's recent Z-News article was cited in the McKnight's Senior Living story, "More CCRCs part of larger systems now, Ziegler says"
Friday, May 25, 2018
Life plan communities have become more likely to be part of larger systems and slightly less likely to be sponsored by a not-for-profit organization over the past several years, according to specialty investment bank Ziegler.
Ziegler's Adam Buchanan was quoted a Bond Buyer article titled, "Easing of credit fears boosts investors desire for Chicago schools paper"
Monday, May 21, 2018
The municipal bond market is more attracted to Chicago Public Schools yields than it is worried about the district's fiscal future. That's the evidence displayed in the district's latest market foray Thursday, as it reaped the benefits of a yield-...