Monday Jump-Start: NIC Coverage and Rocco the Pug

Happy Monday!

Hopefully, your favorite college basketball team has yet to be eliminated from the March Madness tournament. In case you were too busy watching games to read about senior housing, here’s a recap of what we covered on Senior Housing News last week: 

Preparing for the huge upcoming wave of baby boomers will be especially challenging for the senior housing industry, according to several CEOs.


People in the senior living industry have plenty to worry about—but they’re most concerned about employee recruitment and retention, according to a new report.

Dr. Bill Thomas is joining the executive team at Holiday Retirement, though he will continue to do work for Mainstreet Health, where he has been director of innovative health care for just over a year.

A program developed by Juniper Communities has had striking results, suggesting that senior housing providers can enhance older adults’ quality of life while drastically lowering costs to the Medicare program. 


Also in the News 

George Clooney Surprises 87-Year-Old Fan on Her Birthday by Visiting Her Retirement Home—Celebrity heartthrob George Clooney graciously visited the Sunrise of Sonning Retirement and Assisted Living Facility in Reading, UK, to wish resident longtime fan Pat Adams a happy 87th birthday.

Rocco the Pug is on Staff of Tenafly Assisted Living Home—Brightview Tenafly, an assisted living community in New Jersey, has a pug named Rocco as its “community pet.” It is very cute.

Written by Mary Kate Nelson

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