Newcomers Fight to Disrupt Senior Living Leads Landscape

New competition is crowding into the senior living and care referral space, but whether they’ll be able to conquer the existing industry giants—or even get a corner of the market share—is in most cases to be determined. There’s no denying that A Place for Mom has a firm grasp on “lead generator giant” in the […]

New App Could End Social Isolation in Senior Living Communities

A new app coming out this summer and aimed at the 50+ crowd could make the idea of social isolation in senior living communities obsolete. Stitch, launched by the company behind Tapestry, a secure social networking site aimed at seniors, matches like-minded older adults looking for companionship, a relationship, or both. The idea is similar […]

3 Risks REITs Take With RIDEA-Structured Deals

Most of the major healthcare-focused real estate investment trusts have utilized the RIDEA structure for at least some of their deals in the seven or so years it’s been available, but the structure bears risks as well as reward, warns a law firm in a recent blog post.  HCP is the latest major REIT to […]

Last Chance: Power Senior Living Occupancy Through Repositioning

Here’s your last chance to sign up for this Tuesday’s free webinar on repositioning, aimed at senior living providers who want to power occupancy at their communities and attract more prospects.  Webinar attendees for this event, hosted by LCS® and Senior Housing News, will receive expert advice and insight on how to accomplish repositioning and occupancy goals. Repositioning […]

Brookdale Not Concerned About New Construction, But Ready

Despite hot spots for new construction in certain areas nationwide, Brookdale Senior Living is prepared to handle new senior living projects getting developed close to one of its existing communities, but overall isn’t too concerned about the new development scene.  “We’re relatively sanguine on construction,” said Andy Smith, CEO, during a presentation at the 2014 […]

Repositioning to Attract Senior Living Prospects and Drive Occupancy

Senior living providers looking to attract more senior living prospects and drive occupancy at their communities won’t want to miss next Tuesday’s free webinar on repositioning, hosted by LCS® and Senior Housing News.  Webinar attendees for this event will receive expert advice and insight on how to accomplish repositioning and occupancy goals. Repositioning your senior living community […]

Consumers Rank Top 5 Factors for Choosing a Senior Community

Cleanliness is next to godliness, as the saying goes, and consumers seem to have that in mind when considering a senior living community, according to the results of a survey released by hygiene technologies company Ecolab. Ecolab develops and markets cleaning, sanitizing, maintenance and repair products and services for the long-term care facilities market and […]