Landmark Ohio Mansion to Become Airbnb with Latest Senior-Focused Tech

A historic 105-year-old Columbus, Ohio mansion will receive a new lease on life as an Airbnb for multigenerational living, loaded with technology. Senior living designer Lisa Cini, founder and CEO of Mosaic Design Services in the Ohio capital, announced she purchased the Woodland Manor mansion and will soon redevelop the local landmark into a futuristic […]

Memory Care Pioneer Beatitudes Launches $260 Million Redevelopment

Beatitudes Campus, well known for its Comfort Matters memory care approach, has embarked on a $260 million, eight-year repositioning to transform and expand its presence in Phoenix. “We created a plan that will touch virtually all of our 27-acre campus,” Beatitudes President and CEO Michelle Just told Senior Housing News. Beatitudes first opened in 1965, […]

Best Post-Acute Design of 2018: Gaining New Revenue with Hospitality-Inspired Upgrades

Patients and visitors might not immediately realize that Premier Place — a post-acute and skilled nursing center in Naples, Florida — is part of the adjacent Glenview at Pelican Bay retirement community. That’s because Premier Place has a brand identity of its own, with a distinctive look and feel, thanks to a recent comprehensive renovation. […]

Rose Villa Expands Pocket Neighborhood Model with Zero-Energy Cottages

A non-profit senior housing provider in the Pacific Northwest is investing in independent living “pocket neighborhoods” that prioritize socialization and community among residents, including a new design that meets its own energy needs. Rose Villa, a “type B” life plan community with more than 200 residents in Portland, Oregon, recently unveiled a new 12-cottage, energy-efficient […]

Shared Amenities Drive Integration of Senior Living, Larger Community

Development trends such as intergenerational living, senior housing as a mixed-use component and the demand for senior housing in dense urban cores are gaining in popularity. As a result, developers and operators are working with architects and designers to create exciting amenity packages that can be enjoyed by both senior housing residents and the outside […]

Multifamily Developer Lloyd Jones Launches Aviva 55 Senior Living Brand

Lloyd Jones is a real estate investment, development and management platform that has operated in the multifamily space since the 1980s, doing more than $750 million in projects in total. Now, the Miami-based firm is pursuing a senior living pipeline, developing “independent living-light” properties under the Aviva 55 brand. “In general, what we feel is […]

Best Independent Living Design of 2018: A Senior Living Spin on a Pocket Neighborhood

More senior living providers may want to embrace the ‘social architecture’ concept, and they can look to a Pennsylvania life plan community for inspiration. The idea, born out of a desire to foster social interactions among people who might not otherwise mingle, helped inform and inspire a 2017 project at Garden Spot Village, a life […]