Category: Assisted Living

Inside the Senior Living Search Misnomer

Only 12% of baby boomers are actively searching for senior living options online — either for themselves or for aging parents or loved ones. But for those who are seeking information, they may not be looking in the right places, according to Google data and Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/21/15)

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Construction: Planned Dominion Senior Living Plans Two Projects for Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Dominion Senior Living is planning two new assisted living and memory care projects for Bristol and Crossville. The company announced this week that it will soon begin construction on a 25,000 sq. ft., Read More »

Adding Home Care to Senior Living: Build it or Buy It?

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For senior living providers looking to expand their service offerings, branching into home care isn’t a far stretch. But whether that growth means building a home care program from square one, or buying the service line via acquisition, there are some serious considerations providers need Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/14/15)

Construction: Planned Developers Plan Luxury Senior Living Complex for Hilton Head Island Bayshore Retirement Partners plans to build a five-stroy, luxury senior living community on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island, reports The Island Packet. The building will include 126 one- and two-bedroom units, a library, Read More »

Brookdale Looks to Dental, Pharmacy, Finances as New Service Offerings

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) vastly expanded its ancillary services following its acquisition of Emeritus, but the company plans to take this segment of its business above and beyond what has traditionally been offered in senior living. For senior living providers, expanding their services to Read More »

How Senior Living Providers Capture 2 Price Points

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Senior Living providers have found plenty of success in their respective price and product niches. But some operators are finding that even while they excel in targeting one particular price point, they can capture another price point by developing new products that are branded and Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/7/15)

Construction: Planned Avanti Senior Living Plans Two New Luxury Communities for La.  Avanti Senior Living, a development, operations and management company, is planning to expand into Louisiana’s Baton Rouge and Lafayette markets later this year with two new luxury assisted living communities. In Baton Rouge, Read More »

Meet James Balda, ALFA’s New CEO

Less than four months into his new role as president and CEO of the Assisted Living Federation of America, James Balda has helped roll out new credentialing efforts, launched a campaign that aims to prepare industry stakeholders for the next 10 years, and hosted his Read More »

How to Play — And Win — the Senior Living Development Game

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As rates of construction continue to climb and new competitors enter the landscape, senior living development has become a game that providers must approach carefully in order to capture market share and ultimately drive revenue. For some of the industry’s experienced players, this means creating Read More »

ALFA Launches Campaign to Prepare for Senior Living in 2025

The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) has launched a new initiative aimed at identifying and addressing the major challenges impacting the senior living industry in the next 10 years.  Unveiled at the association’s annual conference in Tampa, Fla., the Senior Living 2025 campaign is Read More »