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About Us

Whether it involves senior housing consultation or development, Acadia Senior Living is in the services business. Our goal is to create long-lasting relationships with clients and partners like you. We accomplish this by identifying opportunities and by assisting or being directly involved in the planning and preparations you need to maximize the likelihood of a successful outcome.

Our Mission

THE MISSION of Acadia Senior Living is to be a premier provider of senior housing consulting services in addition to developing the highest quality market rate, senior housing communities in the Southeastern United States.

As a part of our mission, Acadia Senior Living will —

  • Provide quality objective consultation services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost to you, our client.
  • Provide development services in order to assist partners and you as our client in attaining maximized asset values and profits.
  • Provide our employees with unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional development.

Michael Bertrand

Mr. Bertrand is a senior housing market and development consultant who began his career as an MAI designated real estate appraiser. He has lived and worked in Louisiana, Florida and New England, and developed a specialty in the health care and senior housing space beginning in 1989. His experience included the completion of appraisals and market studies throughout the United States on hundreds of senior housing developments including long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH), skilled nursing facilities, assisted living / memory care communities, independent living / congregate care communities, as well as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC’s). Clients included national and regional commercial banks, HUD, attorneys, as well as private investors.

In 2013, after 29 years in the appraisal business during which he was self-employed the majority of the time, Mr. Bertrand made a career change to focus more on providing market analysis and development consultation in the senior housing space. He ultimately became a partner in Memory Care Centers of America, LLC (MCCA) where his primary responsibilities are site identification and evaluation, internal market / feasibility analysis, financial modeling, and preparation of investment summary packages and other documents for lenders and investors. MCCA has successfully constructed and opened two 48-unit / 50-bed memory care communities in Baton Rouge, LA and Simpsonville, SC (a suburb of Greenville) and has a third memory care community scheduled to open in the Summer of 2018 outside of Richmond, VA. A fourth site is under contract in Yorktown, VA and is projected to be developed with a 170-unit IL / AL / MC community.