Housing

How COVID-19 Could Bring a Resurgence of the “Neighborhood” Planning Model

This model features a smaller dining room and living room in each smaller “neighborhood,” reducing congestion and potential disease spread. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Help Minimize the Impact of Falls

Senior care facilities need to not only work to prevent falls, but also to minimize the injuries that result when falls do occur. Read More »

Assisted Living/Dementia Care: What To Do When Couples Have Different Needs

Many couples want to live as many of their "better" years together, and they want solutions within senior living that allow them to live together as long as is practical. Read More »

Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans for Senior Care Facilities

48% of all structural fires in health care facilities occurred in skilled nursing facilities. You can reduce the risk of a fire becoming a tragic event. Read More »

Building Sustainability in Your Facility

Reducing energy and resource usage isn’t just good for the planet, it’s good for your bottom line, too. Read More »

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

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

NY nonprofit plans LGBT-friendly housing development

The LGBT Network plans to build a housing complex where seniors can be free to be themselves. 

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VA to ease grant process for rural veteran nursing homes

New regulations could make it easier for rural communities to compete for grant funding to build state-run veteran homes.

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Silverado invests in Chicagoland for memory care

The national memory care provider is building its fifth site in the Chicago area—this time, a 47,000 sq. ft. community that will serve up to 90 residents with dementia.

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NIC: Industry growth, absorption rise but occupancy dips

 Senior living housing occupancy rates decreased slightly even though absorption and overall growth increased, according to Q2 2017 NIC Map data.

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Kramer to step down at NIC

After 27 years at the helm, Kramer will transition to the role of strategic advisor at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

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Crossing the border for senior care

Seniors hunting for value in skilled nursing care, assisted living and memory care are turning to a new venue—but they’ll need a passport.

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Sabra, Care Capital merge in $7B REIT

The combined REIT portfolio could contain more than 550 investments across the United States and Canada.

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Senior living facility introduces new assisted living model

A Florida provider is introducing an intermediary housing to offer assisted living services while allowing residents to maintain their independence and age in place. 

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Nursing students in residence

A nursing home in Maine is providing an immersive learning experience for nursing students through a new program that teaches them to live their lessons. 

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A home for everyone

A first-of-its-kind apartment complex in Cleveland aims to meet the needs of low-income seniors as well as the LGBT community.

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Is Brookdale for sale?

Market rustlings continue that the senior living giant is in talks with at least one prospective buyer.

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PA providers partner for aging in place

 Friends Life Care and SpiriTrust Lutheran will launch a new program to support seniors as they continue to live at home.  

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Ensign Group bets on assisted living

The national senior care operator has decided to buy the real estate for 15 properties it operates in Wisconsin.

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Financing affordable assisted living

The national need for affordable assisted living is surging, but how will we find the funds to build more?

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Moving company helps prospectives downsize

A small, but growing, niche market of senior move managers can help prospective residents and their family through the gigantic task of downsizing. 

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CCRC comes to seniors’ homes

A continuing care retirement community has launched a life care at home membership program to offer the benefits of community-dwelling for those age 55 and older who are still living at home or too young to move to campus. 

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NIC: SNF occupancy down, but Medicaid per diem hits 5-year high

Skilled nursing occupancy has declined to a five-year low, but the news is good for Medicaid per diem revenue, according to Q2 data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC).

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Berkadia moves into seniors housing investment sales

The commercial real estate company is investing in its Seniors Housing and Healthcare Group by expanding its national platform to include investment sales.

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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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Asbury adds Tenn. affiliation

The relationship expands the Maryland-based CCRC provider’s footprint to four states.

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Welltower invests $1.15B in California

The mega-REIT is buying 19 properties, making it the largest senior housing owner in Northern and Southern California.

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The 10 best U.S. cities for seniors

SeniorAdvice.com, a free senior living search engine that helps seniors finding housing options, created an algorithm to rank the best large cities for seniors. 

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Brookdale pares down in $253M sale

The senior living giant is selling 44 properties across 12 states, including almost 600 memory care units.

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$154.5M CCRC expansion adds beds, amenities

Phase II of construction at an Issaquah, Wash., continuing care retirement community will add 180-units, dining and recreation to the 630-acre planned community.

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