Design

Ohio’s commercial PACE program energizing SNF updates

In an era of tight financial constraints for skilled nursing facilities, one owner-operator turned to a unique funding source to offset construction costs — and set up savings for the future.

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Florida state budget approves new veterans nursing home

The newly approved state budget includes $500,000 for initial engineering and design of a veterans nursing home in Marion County.

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Virginia CCRC implements flexible design to ready for “silver tsunami”

The coming “silver tsunami” is a concept that continues to inspire optimism in the skilled nursing and senior care space, but the health needs of that population are still murky.

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Pacific northwest care provider to pilot ‘micro CCRC’ with no skilled nursing

Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies recently announced it plans to open a “micro CCRC” in St. George, Utah.

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For here or to-go?: Senior living communities and fast casual dining combined

To glimpse the future of dining in senior living communities, one might only need to step inside a Chipotle.

 
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Senior living development costs to increase in 2018

“All the costs certainly have been going up, and that’s a major theme of the sector,” Jeanette Rice, Americas head of multifamily research at CBRE, told Senior Housing News.

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Adjustable sink for sitting or standing

 European manufacturer Pressalit Care has devised a sink that can be raised or lowered after installation. 

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Personalized doors help residents with dementia to find their way

Door decals are giving a Canadian memory care facility a new look and helping residents with wayfinding and navigation.

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Shopping for good

 A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.

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Community through cohousing

The cohousing trend is gaining ground with seniors as a way to downsize and live with others but is an alternative to care facilities. 

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