Labor Day Round-Up: Assisted Living Heads South of the Border, 5 Dining Must-Haves

Senior Housing News would like to inform readers that we will be observing Labor Day on Monday, September 1, but will return the following day on Tuesday, September 2. In the meantime, SHN wishes its readers a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend.

Until then, here are the most popular posts grabbing SHN readers’  attention this week:

Mexico Developers Selling Cheaper Alternative to U.S. Luxury Senior Housing—Lower healthcare costs, resort-style living arrangements and cheaper monthly rent are just a few of the draws Mexico developers are banking on with their assisted living facility in Puerto Vallarta.


How Ecumen’s Dementia Care Program Ditched Meds and Saved Millions—Through a unique program, the Minnesota-based senior living provider has been able to wean its residents off antipsychotic medications for dementia treatment, thus saving more than $2.4 million a year in drug costs. See just how they accomplished it.

Silverado Visitation Dispute Prompts Social Media Policy Talk—Social media photo and video posts of a resident at a Silverado Senior Living community in Texas triggered a civil rights lawsuit after family members were denied visitation rights for their mother, a resident at the facility.

Dished: The 5 Things Senior Living Needs to Be Marketing About Dining—A salad bar, meal delivery, freshly-baked goods and deserts are just a few must-have dining options that outweigh all others when it comes to food and senior living. Check out what features made the cut.


Dallas Developer Doubles Down on Rebrand and New $100 Million Pipeline—To better reflect the evolution of its company as a developer in the senior housing and medical office building sectors, a Dallas real estate developer’s rebranding also entails a vast pipeline of projects in the coming months and year.

Written by Jason Oliva

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