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Independent Living Provider PARC Creates Family Meetup Spaces Out of Pre-Fab ‘Pods’

U.S. senior living providers have struck on a variety of creative solutions to enable in-person visits during the Covid-19 pandemic, but they may want to look north of the border to gain inspiration from what one Canadian independent living company has created. Vancouver-based PARC Retirement Living, which operates five communities in and around Vancouver and […]

‘Smaller is Better’: Covid-19 Primes Senior Living for Rise of Small-House Models

Small-house senior living may be well-suited to handle the disruptions of the Covid-19 era. This may help boost the model’s popularity going forward — but the industry will first need to overcome obstacles regarding the way these communities are developed, financed and licensed. Just ask Jim Stroud, co-founder and former chairman of Capital Senior Living […]

3 Top Senior Living Redevelopment Opportunities After Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic is sparking concerns of a real estate collapse that could surpass the one associated with the 2008 recession. But senior housing could prove resilient, and new opportunities for development could arise as other property types become increasingly beleaguered. No asset class has been left unscathed by Covid-19, but product types that rely […]

Best Memory Care Design 2019: Benchmark 2.0 Comes To Life On Historic Site

Founded in 1997 by industry pioneer Tom Grape, Benchmark recently embarked on a new chapter, with a new private equity owner and an operating approach internally dubbed “Benchmark 2.0.” This next era is exemplified in one of the latest additions to the Waltham, Massachusetts-based provider’s portfolio, Adelaide of Newton Centre. Located about 10 miles west […]