Senior Living Industry: Get Ready to Ride the Mobile Wave

If you think the mobile trend has bypassed the senior living industry, think again. Recent research shows Baby Boomers account for the fastest growing segment of smartphone owners. Internal research based on a G5 study shows mobile traffic to senior living websites doubled from 8% in late 2011 to 18% in 2012 and is set […]

SHN Needs You—Take a Quick Senior Care Tech Survey

Healthsense and Senior Housing News are working to gather insight into the value of technology in senior care and the challenges companies face when implementing it in communities. All of the survey data—except for personal contact information—will be compiled and shared with the industry to provide a unique look at the state of technology in […]

Omnicare Sets Sights on Assisted Living With New Concierge Program

Omnicare (NYSE:OCR), an institutional pharmacy service provider based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has started to roll out a new Concierge program to meet the needs of assisted living residents. “Our strongest offering has been toward skilled nursing, but [we’ve started] rolling out new services targeted at assisted living,” said Patrick Lee, vice president of investor relations […]

Webinar: Land Acquisition and Development Strategies

Senior Housing News is pleased to present a webinar featuring a panel of experts who will discuss the best strategies for acquiring land and developing new senior living communities. As inventory shrinks and prices for existing senior housing assets rise, new developments are making a comeback. Hear experts share their thoughts and insights for strategies with […]

Healthcare REITs Don’t All Have Appetite for New Construction

Not all healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs) are putting their money into new developments in senior housing, several REIT executives told attendees of the Assisted Living Federation of America’s conference held in Charlotte, N.C. last week. Some REITs are more willing to work with operators to fund new developments, but others are less interested. Ventas, […]

Like it Or Not, Senior Housing Online Reviews Are Here to Stay

Whether a company wants its senior living communities to be reviewed or not, it’s going to happen and they need to be prepared. During the Assisted Living Federation of America’s 2013 Conference and Expo, held in Charlotte, N.C. earlier this week, panelists told attendees the number of reviews posted online are only going to increase. “Social […]

Need Your Help—Take Our Quick Senior Care Technology Survey

Attention, readers: We want your opinion. Healthsense and Senior Housing News are working to gather insight into the value of technology in senior care and the challenges companies face when implementing it in communities. All of the survey data—except for personal contact information—will be compiled and shared with the industry to provide a unique look […]