In case you missed it, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers this week:
1. New Report Expects 40% Growth in Senior Renters—A Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies report expects a growing number of senior renters as the population ages, but a shortage of affordable housing options.
2. Top 15 Towns For Baby Boomers List Ranks Health Care, Housing Costs—A new personal storage company has ranked the top cities for boomers based on factors including boomer population growth, housing affordability, per capita income growth, and number of healthcare workers per person.
3. Senior Housing’s Top 10 Mega Deals of 2013—Senior Housing News has gathered the 10 biggest deals that were either announced or closed in 2013.
4. WSJ: Retirees Migrate to College Towns as Best Places to Relocate—Think retirees only want to go to typical “snowbird” states like Arizona or Florida? Think again—more and more are being lured to university neighborhoods with thriving nightlife, continuing education opportunities, and multi-gen interaction.
5. Chart of the Day: Where Does Assisted Living Have the Biggest Presence?—A first-of-its-kind federal report explores where the five major long-term care services providers have their largest geographical presence.
Written by Alyssa Gerace