Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Ziegler CFO Hotline: Outlook for 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018
Heading into 2018, we wanted to devote a Ziegler CFO HotlineSM poll to taking the temperature of the key issues facing senior living Chief Financial Officers (CFOs). Roughly 160 not-for-profit CFOs from around the country participated in the survey.

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: SNAPSHOT! Senior Living Stats and More

Friday, February 2, 2018
A listing of total number of life plan communities, monthly fee increases, medical cost of living increases, staffing/employment rates and more.

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Not-for-Profit Skilled Nursing Dispositions & Closures

Monday, January 22, 2018
In last week’s issue of Z-News, one of the key trends identified for 2018 was the continued pressures being placed on skilled nursing and post-acute providers. The shift to value-based payments, direct care staffing challenges, changing consumer p...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The Annual “Look Behind…And Look Ahead”: Part II- Key 2018 Trends

Monday, January 15, 2018
In last week’s issue of Z-News, we took a look behind at 2017; what the state of the capital lending market presented itself to be for those seeking tax-exempt bond fi nancings or those opting for bank credit. This week’s issue takes a strategic...

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

Monday, January 8, 2018
As we look back at 2017, and prepare for what the capital markets has to offer in 2018, we reflect back on a year overall that provided senior living organizations with continued low historic borrowing rates. The year ended with the 30-Year “AAA”...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Tax Bill Update - Private Activity Bonds Preserved

Monday, December 18, 2017
Following a dynamic reconciliation process between the House and Senate, conferees released their report on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act late last week. This week, both chambers voted on the bill, which passed with partisan support from the Republic...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Financial Ratios for Life Plan Communities: 2017 Updates

Monday, December 11, 2017
With the flurry of activity since the beginning of November regarding the tax bill, we did not have the opportunity to write about the release of key reports of financial ratios for Life Plan Communities. This fall, the 2017 edition of the CARF Fi...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The 2017 LeadingAge Ziegler 150 Publication

Monday, December 4, 2017
For 14 consecutive years, LeadingAge and Ziegler have partnered to produce the LeadingAge Ziegler 150 (“LZ 150”) publication, which details the largest 150 not-for-profit multi-site senior living providers in the country. The 2017 report quantifie...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Tax Bill Update: Time is Running Out to Voice Your Concerns Over the Continued Threats to Not-for-Profit Senior Living

Monday, December 4, 2017
Ziegler has been providing periodic updates over the past month regarding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Let us be clear that the threat to not-for-profit senior living, hospitals and colleges/universities (among others) remains just as real today as...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Ziegler CFO Hotline: Resident Monthly Fee Increases

Monday, November 13, 2017
Every year, Ziegler conducts a survey of Chief Financial Officers to gather input on the annual increase of resident monthly fees. The purpose of this year’s survey was to track the level of resident monthly fee increases for 2017 and to predict p...