Senior Housing News wrote them, you read them and passed them along to your friends and colleagues. Here are the most shared posts from SHN this week:
How Designers Are Transforming the Senior Living Experience — As top designers look toward the future for guidance in planning today’s newest senior housing developments, architect Joyce Polhamus offers some insight on industry trends.
Sunrise Program Targets ‘Huge Opportunity’ in Assisted Living — Sunrise Senior Living has rolled out a short-term stay program in some regions that may seem like an ACO strategy, but by definition is something different that aims for the same outcome of partnering with a larger health system in an effort to better coordinate care.
Annual Caregiving Costs Still Cheaper than Assisted Living — About 46% of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 per year on caregiving expenses, but that number is far below the $42,000 median annual cost of care in a single-occupancy assisted living unit.
Texas Developer Sees Competitive Edge in Super High-Tech Community — PinPoint Commercial’s The Legacy at Falcon Point in Katy, Texas, aims to provide a more comprehensive suite of tech solutions than its competitors in the Lone Star State and beyond.
PBS Column: Why America’s Elder Care System is All Wrong — As a result of risk aversion, older people are deprived of many activities and subjected to unnecessary suffering in senior living communities, a PBS column suggests.
Written by Emily Study