Design

Helping low-income seniors with disabilities age in place

New research suggests the key to helping dual-eligible seniors stay at home—and stay healthy—begins by speaking with, not to, seniors.

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Building for medical care and amenities

In the eternal battle to win over move-ins, senior housing relies on design to support both quality medical care and hospitality amenities.

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Doctors setting up shop at CCRC

Novant Health family medicine clinic broke ground at a planned retirement community in Bolivia, N.C. Pine Forest Planation will have a 50-acre health and wellness community to appeal to potential residents who value close access to medical care. 

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A $47M CCRC modern overhaul

A Kansas retirement complex is building, renovating and upgrading its campus to meet changing consumer needs and stay competitive in the marketplace. That means adding more independent living, a new memory center, common area space and a rehab center. 

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Welltower’s new high-rise promises high life in Manhattan

Welltower’s “Manhattan Project” is banking on the concept of high-service, high-rise senior living right in the middle of Midtown and the Upper East Side.

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Luxury senior community groundbreaking in Kansas City, Mo.

The Tiffany Springs Senior Community is scheduled to have 300 residential units across the continuum of care as well as high-end facilities and amenities. It is expected to open in summer 2017. 

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Mass. VA builds park for veterans with Alzheimer’s

A new park next to a Boston-area Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a serene and secure space for veterans with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to roam. 

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Eden Alternative’s Bill Thomas joins Mainstreet

The investment firm's healthcare arm taps one of the country’s most famous senior care culture change gurus.

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Designed to engage

Create a senior living community that is resident friendly, beautiful and functional by considering how the space might be used and adapted today and tomorrow.

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Study: Seniors in subsidized housing have poorer vision

Compared to the rate of visual impairment in the general older adult population, seniors living in subsidized housing have considerably worse vision.

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