Category: Senior Housing

Tips for Ensuring Senior Housing is Fair Housing

Senior living providers certainly offer more than shelter, but in the eyes of the law, they have to play by the same rules as other housing providers. The Fair Housing Act does not only place burdens on CCRCs and other provider types, though—it also can Read More »

3 Plans for the Future of Senior Housing Financing

Long-term care is quite costly, with senior housing hitting consumers hard in the pocketbook. The introduction of new insurance models, though, could mean the difference between someone’s ability to pay for assisted living and foregoing care altogether. That’s the premise of a new study conducted Read More »

Assisted Living Developer Faces the Music for $130 Million Scheme

A former CEO of an Oregon-based senior housing development and management company is facing up to a 15-year prison sentence this week in the conclusion of the state’s largest fraud case ever.  Jon Harder, 49, was the top executive of Sunwest Management Inc. before being Read More »

New Program to Bridge Senior Living, Health Systems

With the ever-increasing desire to partner with health systems and hospitals, more senior living providers are making an effort to engage through a variety of emerging programs.  Minnesota-based senior living provider The Goodman Group has recently launched its Platinum Passport Services program at its community in Read More »

3 Tricks of the Trade for Managing Online Senior Living Reviews

When it comes to negative online reviews, reputation experts agree on one thing: it is absolutely key to respond to them. This holds true in the senior housing industry, where reviews are often emotionally charged — for better or worse. Senior housing communities are both Read More »

How Hunt Group Aims to Stand Out Among Senior Housing Lenders

On the heels of Hunt Mortgage Group’s first loan in the senior living sector—a two-year, $8.85 million bridge loan to refinance Autumn Leaves of Rockwall, an assisted living facility in Texas—the firm has outlined its vision for a future in the space through its Proprietary Read More »

Senior Housing Occupancy Rises But Oversupply Fears Persist


The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) revealed its third quarter market fundamentals results Wednesday, finding a slight bump in occupancy rates for the first time in 2015. But this likely does not signal a lasting reversal, as the boost might be due mainly Read More »

Senior Care Burdens Grow Heavier for Families

The toll of caregiving can sometimes be more than one can handle, findings from Genworth’s recent “Beyond Dollars” study show. Senior living providers can offer an alternative that may be increasingly attractive to family caregivers, who are experiencing greater burdens and may be seeing their Read More »

ALFA Rebrands as Argentum

Argentum Logo

The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) has changed its name to Argentum, the association announced Tuesday. The board of directors voted to approve the name change and new logo for the association on Monday. ALFA will officially transition to the Argentum name and brand Read More »

New Senior Living Player ‘Frog Kissing’ and Planning Big

There’s a new entrant to the senior living sector: Senior Lifestyles Associates, Inc. (SLA), is a privately held corporation that plans to engage in the acquisition and management of assisted living and independent living senior living facilities throughout the country. While it is in the Read More »