Editor’s Picks: Burning Man and Grandma Shirley

This week, Senior Housing News readers heard about Juniper Communities’ trip to Burning Man, why two U.S. Senators are concerned about a recently finalized federal rule, and how Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) redesigned its website to be more consumer-friendly. Here in the newsroom, we were touched by “Grandma Shirley,” a young filmmaker’s short film […]

What Senior Living Can Learn From Burning Man

On the surface, seniors housing and the annual Burning Man festival appear to have little in common. After one provider ventured to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert with a group of seniors to participate in Burning Man, though, it seems there’s a lot senior living can learn from the event that brings more than 70,000 people together […]

The Hot Seat: Travis Palmquist, SVP and General Manager, Senior Care, PointClickCare

As SVP and General Manager for Senior Care at PointClickCare, Travis Palmquist applies his experience in working directly with senior living providers for more than 25 years. In healthcare tech, this means working to help health care organizations including senior care providers leverage their data to provide better outcomes and higher-quality care. In this Hot […]

Editor’s Picks: Miscalculating Senior Housing Demand

This week, some of our senior housing friends at Juniper Communities made their way to Burning Man. Cue the FOMO (fear of missing out). Check out the hashtag #aginginsurrectionbman on Twitter to follow along with their journey in the Nevada desert. While we are reeling with envy here in the newsroom, we were sure to […]

Discovery CEO: ‘Explosive Growth’ Just the Beginning of Our Evolution

This article is part of your SHN+ subscription Discovery Senior Living achieved “explosive growth” when it was joined at the hip with Integrated Senior Living (ISL) earlier this year — and that may be just the start of the company’s next chapter, according to CEO Richard Hutchinson. “We’ve hit the fast-forward button on evolution,” Hutchinson […]

How Technology, New Staffing Models Can Trim Senior Living Labor Costs

From changing labor practices and how operators staff communities, senior living providers are finding new ways to optimize profitability and reduce costs around staffing. It’s no secret that operators have had persistent staffing issues since the pandemic struck three years ago, including rising wage expenses helping to compress margins, a competitive labor market for new […]