Category: CCRCs

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

Dominion Senior Living of Richmond

(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 »

Best of CCRC Design 2015: Old Meets New

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Location was the name of the game when it came to the development of Balfour at Riverfront Park, the 2015 Senior Housing News Design Award winner for “Best CCRC.” Location is what prompted Balfour’s Founder and CEO Michael Schonbrun in 2005 to purchase the plot 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 »

CEO Fresh Take: Achieving Walt Disney-Level Customer Service

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Is Lutheran Homes of South Carolina (LHSC) CEO Frank Shepke trying to be Walt Disney? Well, you could sort of say that. Since joining Irmo, South Carolina-based LHSC in February 2015, Shepke has made it one of his goals to guarantee the customer service LHSC 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 »

Senior Living Providers Reap Rewards by Engaging Workers

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There’s a shift happening in senior housing. While being focused on residents is undoubtedly a hallmark of successful senior housing operations, signs suggest that more businesses are focusing on their employees to boost resident satisfaction and bottom-line results. Senior housing operators already understand there’s a Read More »

Provider Takes on ‘Oldest Daughter’ Duties to Drive Move-Ins

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Coordinating a move into senior housing and all that goes with it—the downsizing, the movers, the emotions, the realtors—is a burden that typically falls on a prospective resident’s oldest adult daughter. But what if the burden were removed from her shoulders? One senior housing provider Read More »

NY Times: Parents, Adult Children Live Together in CCRCs

Children caring for aging parents might have a new plan of action to consider. Now, some people are moving into continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) alongside their parents, reveling in the newfound ease of caregiving in such an environment and reaping the benefits of the Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/27/15)

The Blake at Oxford

(The Blake at Oxford in Oxford, Miss. – Photo Courtesy of The Blake at Oxford) Construction: Planned Abby Development Plans Two Senior Living Projects for Texas, Louisiana Dallas-based developer, owner and operator of luxury senior housing communities, Abby Development, this week announced plans to build two new Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/17/15)

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(Oasis at Scholar’s Landing, an affordable assisted living community in Atlanta – Photo provided courtesy of McShane Construction Company) Construction: Planned Motion Picture & Television Fund to Build $35 Million Kirk Douglas Care Pavilion In celebration of actor Kirk Douglas’ 99th birthday, the Motion Picture & Read More »