Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Ziegler Education, Research and Thought Leadership in 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020
Ziegler is known for its commitment to industry research, education and thought leadership in the senior living sector. For many years, we have offered senior living providers and industry professionals high-caliber educational and networking oppo...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The Annual "Look Behind...And Look Ahead": Part II - Key 2020 Trends

Friday, January 17, 2020
In last week’s issue of Z-News, we took a look behind at what 2019 offered in terms of the capital lending environment and how Ziegler partnered with more than 50 organizations to finance campus development projects and refinance existing debt. Th...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The Annual “Look Behind…And Look Ahead”: Senior Living Finance Activity

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
As we look back at 2019, and prepare for what the capital markets has to offer in 2020, we reflect back on a year overall that provided senior living organizations with slightly higher rates than recent years, but still competitive borrowing rates...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: 2019: A Year of Highs and Lows in Not-for-Profit Senior Living

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, we thought it would be pertinent to take a look back at the past year, celebrate the positive developments in the not-for-profit senior living sector, and take note of the issues that continue to put pressure on the sector.

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Life Plan Community Care Segment Performance Outshines Non-Life Plan Communities

Friday, December 13, 2019
Life plan communities (LPCs) offer multiple care segments (at a minimum independent living and nursing care) typically by a single provider on one campus. This analysis breaks the care segment types apart from the LPC community type that NIC inclu...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Ziegler’s Recommended Reading List: Fourth Quarter 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Each quarter Ziegler provides a list of white papers, reports and recently released articles that providers can add to their recommended reading list. These publications are often worthwhile to pass along to board members and the leadership team t...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Understanding the Largest Not-for-Profit Single-Site Providers

Monday, November 18, 2019
A few weeks ago, Ziegler and LeadingAge released the 2019 LeadingAge Ziegler 200 publication. A large focus of that report is on the largest not-for-profit multi-site providers. However, it is important to point out that the report actually provid...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Resident Monthly Fees: 2019 Reconciliation & 2020 Forecasting

Monday, November 11, 2019
Each year, Ziegler conducts a survey through the Ziegler CFO HotlineSM to evaluate monthly fee increases among not-for-profit providers. This year's survey captured data from nearly 200 senior living financial professionals and provided feedback o...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Ziegler and LeadingAge Release the Largest Not-for-Profit Senior Living Provider Rankings

Thursday, October 31, 2019
This week, Ziegler and LeadingAge released the 16th Edition of the LeadingAge Ziegler 200 (LZ 200) publication. The report details the nation's 200 largest not-for-profit senior living providers, as well as relevant business trends for the industr...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Financial Ratios for Life Plan Communities: 2019 Updates

Friday, October 25, 2019
The 2019 edition of the CARF Financial Ratios & Trend Analysis was just released by CARF, in partnership with Ziegler and Baker Tilly. Ziegler’s own Amy Castleberry, along with representatives from Baker Tilly, have partnered with CARF Internation...