Opinion: Inside the Senior Living Pricing Conundrum

You’d think that obtaining senior living pricing would be easy. Finding the price of a good or service is a pretty straightforward process in most markets. In retail, in hotels, in air travel, restaurants, even hair salons, pricing tends to be listed on the item for purchase or on a menu of services that are […]

[Sponsored] Pittsburgh-Area Senior Housing Development Site for Sale

As a metro area poised to boom with senior demographic growth, a Pittsburgh-area site for sale offers a ground-up development opportunity for new senior housing. Independent research conducted several years ago by the Rand Corporation indicates the 65-84 age demographic in metropolitan Pittsburgh will rise through 2035, making it a market ripe for development of senior housing and […]

Cox Communications Creates Seniors’ Smart Home of the Future

The senior living space has experienced an influx of age-friendly technologies and devices to help improve the aging experience. Now, Cox Communications has created a super-smart model home to be a showcase for how all these technologies can co-exist to extend independent living. Whether in a private home or in a community-based independent living setting, many […]

IBM, University Partnership Brings Artifical Intelligence to Senior Living

Big data and artificial intelligence are beginning to appear just about everywhere. And now, research and technology powerhouses IBM and University of California, San Diego are joining forces through a new partnership that will work to provide big data and AI solutions even more readily to the aging population—bringing with them some major senior living implications. The […]

Three Ways Senior Living Can Customize The Dining Experience

As the senior housing population changes and providers make way for the resident of the future, many operators are focusing on amenities to attract this new resident. And with baby boomers reaching the target senior housing age over the next two decades, bringing with them new, strong preferences and lots of experience with world travel […]

What Senior Housing Is Missing on Amenities

With recent attention to ancillary services and catering to a new, choosier, and potentially higher-acuity resident, senior living has been building “better,” in recent years. Or so most operators think. But a 2014 survey of independent living residents conducted by ProMatura Group indicates that residents do not consider themselves any happier when they are in a […]

U.S. Provider Takes Cues from ‘Dementia Village’ Abroad

A concept based on a “dementia village” in The Netherlands will soon become a reality in the U.S. as a way to incorporate on-site reminiscence therapy into daily care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The “Town Square” concept, being developed and envisioned by San Diego-based Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, is […]

How Universities Are Making a Case for Senior Housing

Several universities have made inroads lately in educating students about senior living as a career path. Programs at Washington State University, the University of Southern California, and George Mason University have all established curricula to inform students about senior housing and care. And while it is no stranger to senior living after having established a […]

The LaSalle Group Eyes Future Growth Through New NHI Partnership

A recent partnership between development company The LaSalle Group and real estate investment trust National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) will provide options for future senior housing growth that are “limitless,” LaSalle Group President John Barbee tells Senior Housing News. The partnership launched with an initial sale-leaseback transaction involving five of LaSalle’s Autumn Leaves communities for a […]

Senior Housing Development Begs Hyper-Local Market Approach

This coverage of the 2017 National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Spring Investment Forum is brought to you by Mainstreet. As the nation’s largest developer of transitional care properties, Mainstreet specializes in real estate development, value investments and health care. With Mainstreet’s support, SHN is bringing event coverage of the NIC conference, which […]