Seniors Use This Technology More Than Ever Before

More seniors than ever before are embracing digital technology like smartphones and the internet, according to a newly released report from Pew Research. The report is based in part on findings from a phone survey of 3,015 U.S. adults conducted between Sept. 29, 2016, and Nov. 6, 2016. About 42% of seniors ages 65 and older […]

Movers & Shakers: Villa Healthcare Names New COO

Villa Healthcare Names New COO Villa Healthcare, a Skokie, Illinois-based provider, has a new Chief Operating Officer. The company named former Beverly Healthcare Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer David Devereaux to the new role, according to a press release. At Beverly, Devereaux was responsible for an operating budget of $2 billion annually and more than 700 skilled […]

How One Provider is ‘Planting the Seeds’ to Attract Generation Z

The senior services industry is abuzz over hiring more millennials, but what about the generation that comes after them? For Senior Living Communities (SLC), a North Carolina-based provider with operations in South Carolina, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, and Indiana, it’s all about “Generation Z.” The company brings in students from local middle and high schools to shadow its employees and […]

Major NYC Nonprofit Provider Goes Big on Hospitality

At a time when many senior living communities are taking hospitality to new levels, one New York City-based senior care nonprofit is putting customer service at the forefront of its operations. The New Jewish Home is a nonprofit provider serving about 13,000 people in New York City and nearby counties each year through a full spectrum […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/11/17)

(Rendering of Allegro’s Richmond Heights community — image courtesy of Allegro Senior Living) Construction Planned Luxury Senior Housing Developer Sets Sights on Little Rock Area Abby Development, a luxury senior housing builder, owner, and operator, has plans to break ground on a new “resort-style” seniors housing campus near Little Rock, Arkansas. Workers are poised to break ground […]

Top 10 Healthiest States for Seniors in 2017

Seniors looking to stay in tip-top shape might want to consider moving to communities in the Midwest, the Southwest, or on a tropical island. That’s because the healthiest three states in the union are Minnesota, Utah, and Hawaii, according to the 2017 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report from the United Health Foundation, a private nonprofit […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Sunrise Buys St. Louis Community

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges Sale of Senior Community Near St. Louis Cushman & Wakefield announced it advised a joint venture of Provision Living Senior Communities and real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: HCN) in the sale of Provision Living at Webster Groves to Sunrise Senior Living, for an undisclosed price. Provision Living is an assisted living and […]

Five Star Battles Occupancy Pressures With Rehab Brand

Though Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) is currently suffering from an anemic occupancy rate, the nationwide provider says the future looks healthier thanks to its plan to grow ancillary services, which is on track and entering a new phase with third-party customers. The Newton, Massachusetts-based company is moving full steam ahead with a six-point plan, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/4/17)

(Rendering of Hunters Woods at Trails Edge Senior Living Community — photo courtesy of Atlantic Realty Companies) Construction: Planned Developer Planning Assisted Living Community Near Indianapolis A new senior living community focused on assisted living is coming together in a city just outside of Indianapolis. Chicago’s Vermilion Development proposed a new 119-unit community in Terra Haute, Indiana, reports the […]