Most Popular News of the Week: Redefining Senior Living Dining

In case you missed it… here are the top five headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attention this week.

Dished: Grind Dining Redefines Menus in Memory Care—In SHN’s very own Dished series, we covered what one food-focused duo is doing to improve menus—and the overall dining experience—in memory care. Meet Grind Dining.

Senior Living Developers Find Big Savings in Cities—From fewer amenities to savings on development costs due to land and entitlements, some senior living developers are seeing distinct advantages to going urban. Proponents talked with SHN about saving big in the city.


Hard Hit CCRC Market Sees Booming Post-Recession Comeback—In hard-hit Florida where financing has been stalled and fill-ups have struggled for non-profit CCRCs, one operator found that a project put on hold mid-recession actually fared for the best with a huge, post-recession pickup.

Senior Housing Loans Racing Through HUD With Queue at Zero—Not known for being particularly predictable or fast, the queue for health care and senior housing loans being processed by HUD has subsided, lenders say. And loans are racing through faster than ever in recent memory.

Massive $500 Million Senior Living Development Planned in N.C.—A private equity-backed projected spearheaded by Legacy Community Partners is expected to cost $500 million and will include more than 2,000 senior living units in Oak Island, North Carolina. Read more.


Written by Elizabeth Ecker

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