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New ‘Co-Care’ Concept Offers Design for Middle-Market Senior Living

A new design concept for assisted living communities could help lower rates for future middle-income residents, and spur new ideas for reaching the middle market in the process. The concept, dubbed “Co-Care,” was created by California-based KTGY Architecture + Planning’s “R+D Studio,” and first announced this week. It aims to lower costs for residents by […]

Your Entry Awaits – Architecture & Design Awards

Are you still considering entering the SHN 2019 Architecture & Design Awards? Here are a few good reasons why you should: Gain exposure in front of SHN’s subscribers, readers and social media followers across the United States and around the world.Use your entry as a community marketing strategy for not only prospective residents and their […]

Architecture & Design Awards – Deadline Approaching

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in the Senior Housing News (SHN) 2019 Architecture & Design Awards, sponsored exclusively by Kwalu. This competition draws international interest from owners, operators, developers, architects, interior designers and industry professionals who are engaged in creating the future of senior housing. Submit to one our 10 categories:– 55+ Master Plan […]

Intergenerational Designs Replace ‘Aging-in-Place’ Vibe at CCRCs

Baby boomers are bringing a new set of expectations to senior living, and architects and designers of CCRCs are heeding the call. It’s no secret the boomers will want to maintain their current lifestyles, especially as they move into the active adult or independent living wings of sprawling continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). And they […]

Arch. & Design Awards Category Preview – International

The 2019 SHN Architecture & Design Awards is currently accepting entries in 10 categories, including designs for international senior housing projects from across the world. See some of the winning entries from the 2018 International category:– Taikang Community Yue Garden– Jade Tower CCRC– Chartwell Waterford Retirement Residence This event, now in its seventh year, draws […]

2019 Architecture & Design Awards – Enter Today

Senior Housing News (SHN) has officially launched the 2019 Architecture & Design Awards sponsored exclusively by Kwalu. This event, now in its seventh year, draws interest from around the United States and world from owners, operators, developers, architects, interior designers and industry professionals that are engaged in creating the future of senior housing. The competition […]

4 Trends Driving Senior Housing Design in the U.S. and Abroad

As U.S.-style senior living gains traction overseas, international designs are reflecting some of the same trends that are hot in domestic markets. But like snowflakes, no two markets are alike, D2 Architecture President David Dillard told Senior Housing News. “‘International’ is too broad a term,” he said. Senior housing professionals expanding beyond the U.S. must […]

Old Psych Hospitals Are Becoming Vibrant Mixed-Use Sites with Senior Living

As developers seek to adapt offices, hotels, schools and commercial buildings into senior housing projects, one unlikely property type holds newfound appeal: former psychiatric hospitals. Across the U.S., a handful of senior living providers have opened or are building communities in mixed-use sites that once held asylums or similar institutions. Examples include Cordia at Grand […]

From Afterthought to Main Event: Why Senior Living is Going Bigger, Bolder on Outdoor Spaces

Senior living providers across the U.S. are reimagining the traditional outdoor amenity space — and in the process, sometimes shifting away from the typical real estate formula for maximizing investor returns. But there may be good reason for doing so. While outdoor amenity spaces don’t generate revenue like an occupied unit, they deserve much more […]