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  • August 25, 2022
    2022 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, 2022
    ASHA 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, 2022
    ASHA 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

  • February 12, 2022
    In Memoriam – Harvey Singer

    ASHA extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Harvey Singer, who passed away peacefully on February 12 due to complications following cancer treatment. Harvey was an important member of the State of Seniors Housing (SOSH) Task Force since the late 1990s, and he continued to work on SOSH and other research projects for ASHA in the years following his retirement in 2008. ASHA president & CEO, David Schless remembered Harvey “for his keen intellect, thorough understanding of the senior living business, and an uncanny ability to scour vast amounts of data without losing focus. Although much of his work was behind the scenes, Harvey Singer played a crucial role shaping the quality of our industry’s research while at NIC and in the years following.”

  • January 26, 2022
    New ASHA Officers Elected

    The ASHA Executive Board elected a new slate of officers at its most recent Executive Board Meeting held in Phoenix, AZ on January 26. Jerry Frumm of Senior Lifestyle was elected to serve as Chair; Kathryn Sweeney of Blue Moon Capital Partners, Vice Chair; Lynne Katzmann, Ph. D. of Juniper Communities, Treasurer; Richard Hutchinson of Discovery Senior Living, Secretary; and Donny Edwards of Sagora Senior Living; Chair of the Seniors Housing PAC.