January 31, 2023Michelle Kelly to Chair ASHA Public Policy Committee
Michelle Kelly, Senior Vice President of National Health Investors, has been named the Chair of ASHA’s Public Policy Committee. Michelle has been a member of the Public Policy Committee since 2015, a member of the Chairman’s Circle since 2016, and has worked closely with ASHA’s legislative team for several years. She has over 16 years of experience financing and investing in senior housing and long-term care and has been with National Health Investors since 2017.
January 31, 2023New ASHA Executive Board Members
The ASHA Executive Board met on January 25, 2023 and elected the following individuals to serve on the Executive Board: Lori Alford, Chief Operating Officer, Avanti Senior Living; Tim Gary, Chief Executive Officer, Galerie Living; Stephanie Harris, Chief Executive Officer, Arrow Senior Living; and Joe Jedlowski, Chairman & CEO, Distinctive Living. The Executive Board also approved the following new representatives from existing Board member companies: Justin Dickinson, President, Anthology Senior Living; Teddy Hillard, Senior Vice President, Brookdale Senior Living; Justin Hutchens, Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Ventas, Inc.; and Mike Patterson, Managing Director, Greystone.
August 25, 20222022 ASHA 50 Rankings Released
The 2022 ASHA 50 rankings of the 50 largest U.S. Owners and 50 Largest U.S. Operators were released today and appear in the August/September issue of Seniors Housing Business. Conducted annually since 1994, the ASHA 50 rankings are considered the authoritative ranking of market rate senior living in the country.
Welltower Inc. remains the largest owner of seniors housing in the U.S. as of June 1, 2022, with 90,178 units (903 communities), followed by Ventas with 66,208 units (720 communities), Brookdale Senior Living with 30,335 units (339 communities), Diversified Healthcare Trust with 25,195 units (239 communities) and Harrison Street rounding out the largest five owners with 23,470 units (175 communities). The largest 50 owners collectively own 563,850 units across the country.
Brookdale Senior Living remains the largest U.S. operator with 55,581 units (668 communities), followed by Atria Senior Living with 43,902 units managed (358 communities), LCS with 32,988 units managed (358 communities), Sunrise Senior Living with 27,376 units managed (269 communities) and Erickson Senior Living rounding out the largest five with 24,642 units across 20 communities. The largest 50 operators collectively operate 523,888 units in the country.
The 2022 ASHA 50 supplement can be viewed here. Hard copies of the supplement will be mailed to the ASHA membership and distributed during the upcoming Fall NIC Conference.
May 4, 2022ASHA joins CARF International’s International Advisory Council (IAC)
The American Seniors Housing Association has joined CARF International’s International Advisory Council (IAC), which will bolster an already well-established partnership with CARF. Read more about ASHA’s participation in CARF’s International Advisory Council here.
March 16, 2022ASHA President Co-Chairs Alzheimer’s Association Brain Ball
The 2022 Alzheimer’s Association Brain Ball will be held in Washington, DC at The Ritz Carlton on Friday, May 6, 2022. Since its inception in 2014, the Brain Ball has raised nearly $9 million to benefit the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. ASHA’s President & CEO, David Schless is a co-chair of this year’s Brain Ball and is a longstanding member of the Brain Ball Committee. For more information about the May 6 event please visit https://www.alznca.org/about-the-event