Former Senior Housing Executive Building ‘At-Home CCRC’ Business

A North Carolina startup company launched by a former senior housing executive is trying to move the for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) model into the home. Launched at the beginning of February by CEO Katie Davis, CarePods groups older adults looking to age in place into relatively small, 25-member “pods,” with seniors typically living […]

Virtual Reality Helps In-Home Caregivers Experience Dementia, Dying

Using a virtual reality headset and the story of a veteran with lung cancer, a Los Angeles-based company is showing caregivers what it’s like to die in hospice care. The goal of the simulation, created by Embodied Labs, is to bring new dimensions to employee training. “People will say, ‘Oh, so you’re teaching empathy, right?’ […]

Home Health, Hospice Deals to Reach Record Numbers in 2019

The home health and hospice industries are expected to see significantly more mergers and acquisitions in 2019 than in years past. The growing popularity of lower-cost, value-based care and other factors are largely to thank. That’s according to Norwalk, Connecticut-based market intelligence firm Irving Levin & Associates, which collects and studies M&A data. The boom […]

The Top Trends in Home Care for 2019

In many ways, 2018 was a coming of age for the home care industry, as it steadily became recognized as a key part of the overall continuum of care due to its ability to keep older adults safely at home and out of the hospital. Among the biggest changes to home care in 2018: the […]

Bain’s Home Care Group Makes First Acquisition, Eyes Further Growth

Bain Capital Double Impact’s newly formed home care group is expanding less than three months after its creation. And Arosa+LivHome’s growth won’t stop there. Grayslake, IL-based Partners in Senior Care is the provider’s newest addition. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Nor is information about whether the company will rebrand or change its name.   […]

CEO Plots Strategy for Arosa+LiveHome, Bain’s Impact Investment in Home Care

Earlier this year, Bain Capital Double Impact acquired and combined two regional health care companies, Arosa and LivHome, creating a new national in-home care provider. The combined company is led by Ari Medoff, whose background includes an application to the Marines as well as stints with major investment banks and private equity firms. He’s focused […]

M&A and Financing Newsflash: PE Firm Invests in Arosa+LivHOME, MBF Healthcare Partners to Acquire Stake in Affinity

MBF Healthcare Partners Makes Play for Affinity Hospice Coral Gables, Florida-based MBF Healthcare Partners, a middle-market health care private equity fund, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Affinity Hospice. Financial terms were not disclosed. Affinity Hospice provides end-of-life services throughout Alabama and Georgia. The hospice provider is based in Birmingham, […]