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Memories of home

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.

The new look of senior living

January 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A forecast the 2017 senior living design trends, as determined by experts at the third annual Senior Living Design Symposium.

Value-driven senior living design

December 22, 2016  |  Ron Reid, AIA

What values are driving the design of today’s senior living communities? Linden Wood Village is an example of how senior living communtities can balance amenities and variety with safety and security, all while being good neighbors.

Memory care facility for people with Down syndrome opening in 2017

November 7, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A first-of-its-kind memory care facility is designed specifically for people with developmental disabilities. At least one of every two people with Down syndrome will develop some type of dementia as they age. 

Blue skies for senior living

October 27, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Views of nature are healthy, and one company has found a way to brings the sunrises and sunsets indoors.

Pat Summitt clinic designed for dementia

October 24, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The new Alzheimer’s clinic, named for the Lady Vols Head Coach, sports dementia-friendly design.

Helping low-income seniors with disabilities age in place

September 29, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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

Building for medical care and amenities

August 31, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

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

Doctors setting up shop at CCRC

June 14, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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. 

A $47M CCRC modern overhaul

June 14, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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. 

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

June 8, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

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.

Luxury senior community groundbreaking in Kansas City, Mo.

May 26, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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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