Most Popular Senior Housing News of the Week: Gentiva Downsizes; Happy Hour a Winner

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

Developers Blend Traditional CCRC with Mixed-Use, All-Ages Housing—A Midwest development partnership is mixing senior housing with primary and post-acute care as part of an intergenerational project.

Senior Housing Development Boom is More Talk than Action—While new senior housing construction activity is sparking fears of an overbuilding cycle, analysts believe it’s more talk than shovels hitting the ground, at least for now. 


Senior Home Care Giant Gentiva to Shutter 46 Offices, Lay Off Hundreds—Home health and hospice provider Gentiva cited cuts to Medicare reimbursements for its recent decision to close down nearly 50 locations, laying off hundreds of employees in the process.

Memory Care Providers Go Big for Innovation—Senior living providers are exploring technology and other innovative methods, including community design and programming, to care for people with memory loss.

BYoB or Bar, Senior Living Makes Way for Happy Hour—Happy hours can look different depending on where you go, but in senior living communities—whether it’s bring-your-own-beverage or there’s a full bar—executive directors say the social events are a hit. 


Written by Alyssa Gerace

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