Chicago to Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Memory Care Support Program

The city of Chicago will spend $1 million in federal grant money to train building managers and staffs on memory care issues and practices.  “The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services also will be used to train family caregivers and provide ‘train-the-trainer opportunities’ for staff at senior citizen centers, senior housing […]

10 Ideas Shaping the Future of Senior Living Development

Buildings designed to promote wellness, ambitious urban communities, clusters of small homes created with cutting-edge tech  — and even senior living at sea. These are among the ideas shaping the future of senior living development, as revealed earlier this year at Senior Housing News’ inaugural BUILD event. With the Fourth of July fast approaching, we’re […]

Bufford to Step Down as Trilogy CEO, Barney Tapped as Successor

Randall Bufford is stepping down as president and CEO of Trilogy Health Services, to be succeeded by current COO Leigh Ann Barney. Bufford will transition to chairman of the board for the Louisville, Kentucky-based provider, effective Oct. 1, 2019, the company announced Friday. “I’ve been planning for this transition for over 10 years,” said Bufford, […]

Changemakers: Maria Oliva, COO of Pathway to Living

Pathway to Living COO Maria Oliva entered the senior living industry 27 years ago and has been a changemaker ever since. From creating a wellness-focused operating model, to developing a multi-brand portfolio, to serving the middle market, Oliva has broken ground that others follow. Oliva joined Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation when the company had only […]

Changemakers: David Eskenazy, President of Merrill Gardens

David Eskenazy has earned the status of senior living changemaker by being a pioneer in data-driven operations, helping lead early forays into the Chinese market and keeping the spirit of innovation alive at a provider known for taking risks. After four years as CFO and President at Seattle-based Aegis Living, Eskenazy became President of Seattle-based […]

Singh Combines Multifamily with Senior Housing for Intergenerational Living

In recent years, an increasing number of multifamily real estate developers have entered the senior living space, drawn by the promising demographics and “recession-proof” product. But Singh, a family-owned developer based near Detroit, was ahead of the curve in diversifying into senior living and is now leveraging its capabilities in new ways. Founded in 1973 […]

4 Characteristics of Standout Senior Living Designs

The pressure to meet local market demands while standing out from the senior living competition is becoming ever greater, leading to more diverse and dynamic building designs. Still, creating exceptionally innovative and impressive projects is a big challenge. The buildings that have succeeded can be valuable guides and inspirations for others. This just one reason […]

Solera Senior Living CEO: Pursuit of Scale Has Diluted Some Large Providers

Like any startup business, growth is a primary goal for Solera Senior Living — but so is clearly defining the company’s value proposition and sticking to it closely. “[Some large providers] are now in tertiary markets and secondary and primary, they’re doing affordable, they’re doing moderate [rate], they’re doing luxury, they’re doing ultra-luxury, they’re doing […]