VOICES: Rachael Wonderlin, Founder, Dementia By Day

This article is sponsored by Dementia By Day. In this Voices interview, Senior Housing News sits down with Dementia By Day founder Rachael Wonderlin to learn her specific techniques for teaching dementia care, why improvisational theater is a valuable teaching tool for dementia care and why she believes in — and trademarked — the phrase […]

How Humidification Delivers Hands-off Virus Protection

Hand washing and wearing masks, along with frequent cleaning and disinfecting, provide a good start in reducing the spread of viruses that cause outbreaks of respiratory diseases in senior living communities. Yet each of these measures depend upon vigilance and effort on the part of staff, residents, and visitors, and the cost of these disposable […]

VOICES: Steve Pacicco, President and CEO, MatrixCare

This article is sponsored by MatrixCare. In this Voices interview, Senior Housing News sits down with MatrixCare CEO Steve Pacicco to learn the biggest shifts he sees senior living taking as a result of the pandemic, what MatrixCare is doing to help operators address occupancy and how his grandfather’s lifelong journey and 50-year career paved […]

SHN+ Report: The Medicare Advantage Opportunity for Senior Housing

Most senior living providers today have wholeheartedly adopted a private payment model that offers control and steady financial rewards based on service-enriched housing. Despite the success of this approach, it might be time to look at new options. Senior housing—namely independent living and assisted living—has intentionally elected this private-pay-only model, enjoying its benefits and mostly […]

SHN+ Report: The New Opportunity in Intergenerational Senior Living

The demand by seniors to not be called “seniors” is not one of vanity. It is one of realism. With life expectancy rising and health levels improving, the traditional notion of a “senior” is no longer relevant. Seniors know that, and their lifestyle demands reflect that understanding. What that looks like from a practical standpoint […]

[Sponsored] New Seattle-Area Campus to Deliver Assisted Living and Memory Care in 2022

The word “Bellevue” in French means “beautiful view.” And in Bellevue, Washington, with sweeping vistas of Lake Washington to the west and the Cascade mountains to the east, it’s easy to understand why. Bellevue’s beautiful view is just one of the reasons why Koelsch Communities is taking up residence there. Koelsch, a national leader in […]

SHN+ Report: Strategies from Providers Getting Middle Market Right

The senior living industry has historically provided two product types at opposite ends of the financial spectrum. At the top is a private-pay product that can command high monthly rates for rents and services. At the bottom, government subsidized housing is available for low-income seniors who qualify for housing waivers, Medicaid benefits and other programs. […]

Voices: Richard Nix, Senior Director of Senior Living Sales, Yardi

This article is sponsored by Yardi®. In this Voices interview, Senior Housing News sits down with Richard Nix, senior director of senior living sales for Yardi, to learn how sales teams have adjusted during the pandemic to fewer face-to-face visits and how prior to the pandemic, sales teams used Yardi creatively with “Yardi parties,” which […]