Top Senior Housing News of the Week: Happy Thanksgiving

Senior Housing News would like to wish its readers a Happy Thanksgiving. We will return Monday, December 2, but until then, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers this week:

Which Senior Living Communities Earned Top Ratings in 2013? released a list of top-rated senior living communities across the U.S. Sunrise Senior Living, Atria Senior Living and Holiday Retirement were among the providers earning high marks from consumer reviews.

Mixed-Use in Senior Housing is Win-Win for Investors, Developers. Incorporating commercial space into senior housing developments can be a “win-win” for investors and developers alike, especially as future residents’ expectations increase. 


LeadingAge-Ziegler Rank Largest Affordable Senior Housing Providers. The two companies teamed up again to deliver the largest nonprofit providers of affordable senior housing in the nation, with California playing home to several of the top-10 providers.

Senior Living Providers Test New Models with Home-Based Services. To stay ahead of curve, some providers are looking toward home and community-based business models as a way to expand their service offerings, while also catering to  the needs of a senior population that desires to age in place.

With Senior Living Resident Acuity Rising, Providers Turn Attention to Training. As senior living residents’ needs rise, providers are turning their attention to increased staff training, both on the clinical and non-clinical side.


Written by Jason Oliva

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