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Senior care market to grow to $437B by 2018: report

January 2, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Opportunities to address the housing, healthcare and technology needs of seniors will continue to increase as the population ages, according to a new report.

Connected community

October 24, 2013  |  Ryan Miles

Instead of building “tiny towns” within senior residence communities, some housing models are incorporating the CCRC into the town instead.

Assisted living inventory growth still not widespread

October 23, 2013  |  National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC)

Second quarter 2013 data finds that while construction of assisted living communities has grown, most of the activity is concentrated in a small number of metropolitan markets.

Short-term rehab boom: Innovation required

October 15, 2013  |  David Farrell, MSW, LNHA

For years, the Green House model has promoted and provided person-centered care to long-term care residents. Now it is principles are being applied for use in the growing short-term rehabilitation area.


NY senior housing market shows resilience; Miami struggles

September 26, 2013  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Compared to the 31-city metro housing composite, some senior housing markets have battled quite well against the slow economy, while others still wait for recovery, notes the latest data from the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care...

The power of nature

September 23, 2013  |  Emily Ronck

Artwork depicting the natural environment has the power to soothe and comfort residents in long-term care communities, as long as you choose the right scenes, explains interior designer Emily Ronck.

Evidence-based design in long-term care

September 16, 2013  |  Greg Hunteman, AIA

When applied to long-term care settings, evidence-based design can combine the latest design techniques with proven research on what makes residents feel calm, happy and "at home"--and what design elements may actually improve residents' quality of life....

Texas sees growth in SNF inventory; Ohio's metro market declines

September 12, 2013  |  National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry

Three of the five fastest-growing cities for nursing care inventory in the second quarter are in the Lone Star state, while Cincinnati, Cleveland and Seattle see the greatest declines.

A tale of two fires

September 9, 2013  |  Stan Szpytek

The effectiveness of fire sprinklers in long-term care settings isn't usually front-page news, but without properly installed fire suppression devices, the results could be devastating.

Owners upgrade senior housing spaces for new uses

September 3, 2013  |  The Long-Term Living Editors

Long-Term Living's readers told us about their communities' new rooms, revamped spaces and operational changes during the past year. New renovations and a shift in onsite services are at the fore, including a rapid adoption of in-house memory care...

An elevated experience

August 29, 2013  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Air Force Village I, San Antonio, takes the top prize in this year's Environments for Aging Remodel/Renovation Award competition by turning the...

Got greenery? New landscape architecture competition launches for senior living communities

August 15, 2013  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

How does your garden grow? We've joined our sister publications to introduce a new competition for landscape projects in senior living communities, behavioral health and acute care.


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