Most Popular Senior Housing News of the Week: Top 10 Trends in 2014

In case you missed it, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week:

Five Coolest Senior Care Tech Unveiled at CES 2014SHN took a look at the senior care tech making waves at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. From home-based care to wearable devices, we tallied our top five. Rates Top Senior Living Communities in the NationIn a first-ever national rating, presented awards to 500 communities that received a 4.5-star ranking out of five stars by its residents and their families. Did your community make the list? Find out here.


Top 10 Trends in Senior Housing for 2014—Our annual top-10 trends feature went live this week featuring the predictions and assessments of Senior Housing News Publisher George Yedinak. The intersection of health and money is the cornerstone for the year ahead in senior housing. Read it.

CMS Includes Assisted Living Option in Medicaid HCBS ProgramsCMS issued a final rule strengthening community living options included in Medicaid’s home- and community-based services programs for seniors and those with disabilities—including assisted living communities.

LTC Properties Shops Assisted Living Concepts Portfolio to New Tenant—LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) announced it was seeking a new tenant for a portfolio of 37 assisted living properties after deciding it will not renew its leases due at year end with Assisted Living Concepts and Extendicare.


Senior Housing News will be observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 20. We will return to our usual posting schedule on Tuesday, January 21. Wishing our readers a happy long weekend. 

Written by Elizabeth Ecker

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