Best Independent Living Design of 2020: Highrise Makes the Most of Urban, Coastal Location

PARC Retirement Living Founder and Chairman Rainer Müller remembers the day a young couple walked up to the reception desk of the Oceana PARC community in White Rock, British Columbia. “Our grandparents moved into a retirement building that has been built around here, do you know where it is?” Müller recalled the couple asking. “We […]

Mather CEO: Age Well Findings Show Value of Life Plan Communities in Pandemic

Life plan community residents who are more extroverted are generally happier than their peers — and that held true even as the Covid-19 pandemic forced senior living residents to shelter in place. That’s according to the latest findings from The Age Well Study. The ongoing, five-year study is conducted by Mather Institute in partnership with […]

QSL Charts Growth for its Blake Brand in 2021 and Beyond

Quality Senior Living (QSL) is charting a busy period of growth for its “Blake by QSL” brand, with a plan to open several communities in the coming weeks and months. The senior living company in December opened a new community in Harahan, Louisiana, and it’s nearing opening dates for others in Biloxi, Mississippi; and in […]

Senior Living Covid-19 Testing Innovations Continue as Vaccines Roll Out

Senior living providers are still devoting considerable time and resources to Covid-19 testing, even as they ramp up vaccination efforts for residents and staff. The senior living industry made great strides early in the pandemic to bring Covid-19 tests into their communities. But nearly a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, providers are still implementing new […]

‘Defining Who We Are’: Top Senior Living Concerns, Goals as Biden Takes Office

For the senior living industry, the incoming Biden administration and Democratic control of Congress means new opportunities for advocacy and education — and potentially some pitfalls in the form of new and tighter regulations. The presidential election and the Georgia Senate races have resulted in the Democrats taking the White House and narrow control of […]

Benchmark CEO Looks Ahead As Company Adds CCRC, Taps Medical Experts

Senior living providers in the Northeast U.S. ran into significant challenges as Covid-19 spiked last spring, and Benchmark was no exception. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based senior living provider is currently working its way back to more stable operations, according to Benchmark Founder and CEO Tom Grape. The effort is evident in two news announcements this week. […]

In the Pipeline: Avenida Plans Project Near Nashville; Community Opens at Arizona State University

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. View this year’s winning entries here. Planned Avenida Plans Active Adult Project Near Nashville Avenida Partners is planning a new active adult community in Hendersonville, Tennessee. […]

Atria Makes Covid-19 Vaccines Mandatory for Workers

Atria Senior Living is making the Covid-19 vaccine a requirement for its employees. The Louisville, Kentucky-based senior living provider announced on Monday its more than 10,000 U.S. workers must get both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by May 1. Atria’s vaccine mandate is unique among large senior living providers in the U.S., many of which […]

Movers & Shakers: New Trilogy COO; Westmont Appoints CFO

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