Category: CCRCs

How One CCRC Is Reinventing Itself After 50 Years

Rowntree Gardens in Stanton, Calif.

In today’s increasingly sophisticated senior housing market, providers are constantly tasked with finding ways to differentiate while still remaining competitive in the services and programming they provide. For those providers, especially not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), that have been in the business for half Read More »

Most Read: New Year, New Opportunities—Top Senior Housing Trends for 2015

In case you missed it, here are the top headlines that grabbed the attention of Senior Housing News readers this week: The Top 10 Senior Housing Trends for 2015—A new year brings new opportunities. Check out the top senior housing industry trends in 2015, from Read More »

Operators Rally to Rename the CCRC

Continuing Care Retirement Community. It’s a 13-syllable moniker that has long held its place as the descriptor for hundreds of communities across the nation that provide a host of services and opportunities for people in their later years. But those in the business of operating Read More »

3 Trends CCRCs Need to Look for in 2015

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) will have to pay attention to three major trends if they want to compete with for-profit providers in 2015, according to a recent LeadingAge QuickCast. The three major trends impacting aging services, not only for CCRCs but the broader senior Read More »

N.Y. Times: Niche Senior Living Communities are Here to Stay

Niche retirement communities may not necessarily be a new concept, but they will likely be some of the most popular senior living options in the coming years, suggests The New York Times. Communities geared specifically to certain interests, hobbies, spiritualities and even professions—see the letter Read More »

Care Network, 13 CCRCs Form Joint Venture for ACO Edge

An existing care network and a group of 13 Pennsylvania continuing care retirement communities are taking a new approach to creating a competitive edge when it comes to accountable health care for senior residents.  Anabaptist Providers Group (APG) is forming a joint venture partnership with Read More »

Ziegler, LeadingAge Rank Top 150 Nonprofit Senior Living Providers

LeadingAge and Ziegler have teamed once again to release their collaborative analysis of the largest not-for-profit senior living providers in the U.S., but this year the rankings go beyond the traditional top-100 to include the 150 largest organizations in the first-ever LZ 150. Now in Read More »

How Americans Living Longer Will Shape the Future of CCRCs

Americans are living longer than ever, and that trend just might be the tipping point continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) need to be Baby Boomers’ No. 1 senior housing choice in the years to come. But first, Baby Boomers and those who assist them with Read More »

The Next 50 Years of Senior Living: Perspectives from a CCRC CEO

It is an accepted truth that senior living is a starkly different business today than it was 50 years ago, especially as shifts in health care, the aging population and consumers’ expectations have forced it to evolve since that time. But while half a century Read More »

Health Care REIT: No Predictability in Entry-Fee CCRCs

While some of the largest senior housing investors have been ramping up interest in entry-fee continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), for Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN), growing that sector of its portfolio is of minimal concern, according to several of the company’s top executives during Read More »