Category: Assisted Living

Editor’s Take: What Senior Living Can Learn from Top Airlines

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Senior living companies appear to be in a race to outdo each other on the high-end, creating ever more luxurious and extravagant buildings and services. Beauty salons have given way to full-blown spas; dining rooms now include wood-fired pizza ovens and computerized wine bars, with Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (2/11/16)

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(The Healthcare Resort of Plano developed by Mainstreet and operated by The Ensign Group in Plano, Texas — Photo courtesy of Mainstreet) Construction: Planned Omega Communities Plans $45 Million Community for Ga. Birmingham, Ala.-based Omega Communities plans to begin construction later this year on a Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (2/4/16)

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(Project rendering of Dominion Senior Living of Richmond located in Richmond, Ky.) Construction: Planned Dominion Senior Living Announces Master-Planned Community in Ky. Knoxville, Ky.-based senior housing provider Dominion Senior Living will soon begin construction on a new assisted living and memory care community in Richmond, Read More »

New ASHA Campaign Asks ‘Got Senior Living?’

People who have questions about any aspect of senior living—the different housing options, the financial components, what living in a community feels like—have a new, industry-backed source of information. It’s a sort of virtual “Got Milk?” campaign for senior living, American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/28/16)

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(Pecan Grove independent living building at the Highland Springs retirement community in Dallas — Photo courtesy of Erickson Living) Construction: Planned Episcopal Retirement Homes Plans $110 Million Renovations to 27 Communities Cincinnati-based Episcopal Retirement Homes plans to spend $110 million on renovating 27 of its communities nationwide, reports Cincinnati.com. Read More »

The Top Salaries in Assisted Living

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CEOs of assisted living communities top the charts when it comes to yearly earnings, while staff nurses make the most on an hourly basis, according to research from the Hospital and Healthcare Compensation Service. The 18th Annual Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report consists of Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/21/16)

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(The Lodge of Northbrook in Northbrook, Ill. — Photo courtesy of The McShane Companies) Construction: Planned Parkland Memory Care Plans New Facility in Ariz. Last week, developers received city council approval to rezone a 4.5 acre site in Chandler, Ariz. that will be home to Read More »

Best of Assisted Living Design 2015: Difference is in the Details

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Strolling through Seattle’s vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood, you may not notice an assisted living community in your midst — let alone the 2015 Senior Housing News Design Award winner for “Best Assisted Living,” Aegis on Madison. The man behind Aegis on Madison probably wouldn’t mind. Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/14/16)

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(Dining room at Kalākaua Gardens in Honolulu) Construction: Planned Pinkard Construction to Build Colo. Assisted Living, Memory Care Expansion Construction manager and general contractor Pinkard Construction Company was recently awarded the construction of Sunny Vista Living Center’s new assisted living and memory care expansion in Colorado Springs, Read More »

NIC Forecasts Sunny Year for Senior Housing—In Most Markets

An improving economy has resulted in a stronger senior housing industry and likely will drive demand in 2016, though as construction continues to ramp up, oversupply concerns in certain markets remain very real. That’s according to the latest data from the National Investment Center for Read More »