Senior Environments

Pet Therapy and Elder Care: A Winning Combination

Frequent contact with pets has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, enhance mood, and boost feelings of interest and enthusiasm. Read More >>

7 Steps to Better Disaster Preparedness in Your Long-Term Care Facility

A little planning can go a long way when you’re faced with an emergency. Read More >>

Q&A: What to Know Before You Build or Renovate

Planning to renovate, expand or build a new facility? Read this first.


Community task force tries to bring long-term care options back to San Juan Island

The task force is asking for donations and looking for passionate people who have shared their concerns about the lack of long-term care options in the county and are ready to make a new vision of health care a reality.


National Health Investors on board for $25 million skilled nursing project

National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) entered into an agreement to finance the development of a 144-bed skilled nursing facility near Milwaukee, a $25.35 million commitment with a 9.5% initial yield.


Some baby boomers call for luxury CCRCs

Fountaingrove Lodge is a not a resort — it is a retirement community, part of a new breed of luxury supportive senior housing. 


Troubled Buffalo nursing home to close, state says

incidents led the NYS Department of Health to strip operation of Emerald South from its previous owner.


NYC approves its first CCRC

In 2016, however, Mayor de Blasio’s administration approved some technical changes to the zoning law which would facilitate the creation of a diverse needs community in residential neighborhoods.


Bonds approved for $135 million dollar Georgia retirement community

Berry broke ground on the 170-unit community earlier this month and the first units are expected to be built and ready in 2020.


Illinois develops work on another pitch for twice-denied senior living community

Real estate firm Pontarelli Cos. wants to develop Blue Sky Residence, a 67-unit apartment community for residents 62 and older, on about 3.5 acres on the 900 block of North Avenue, between Second and Third avenues.