Senior Housing News, Aging Media Network Win Multiple SIPA Awards

Senior Housing News and its parent publishing company, Aging Media Network, last week received multiple honors in a nationwide competition hosted by the Specialized Information Publishers Association of SIIA (SIPA). Senior Housing News took home the following honors: First place in the Best Awards Program Marketing category for its Architecture & Design AwardsSecond place in […]

Announcing the 2018 SHN Architecture & Design Awards Nominees

More than 90 senior living communities will be considered for cutting-edge design awards in new construction and renovation. Senior Housing News, an Aging Media Network publication, is pleased to announce the nominees for the fifth-annual Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards. Over 90 communities nationwide submitted new construction and renovation projects for consideration […]

Entry Deadline Extended To Friday, November 2nd – Enter Now

Deadline Extended! Friday, November 2nd at 5 PM Central The deadline to enter the SHN awards has been extended to this Friday. Don’t miss the chance to join owners, operators, developers, architects and designers in this year’s SHN Architecture & Design Awards. Participants have until Friday, November 2, to submit their entries, which will be judged by a panel […]

Tips to Maximize Bang for the Buck in Affordable Senior Housing Design

Affordable senior housing may not carry a reputation as the flashiest property type, but it plays a vital role in serving low-income seniors. And while developing or designing the property type can require a different mentality than traditional senior housing—as evidenced when The Shelter Group bowed out of the affordable-housing sector to focus on its Brightview […]

Best Student Design 2017: High-Tech, Intergenerational Living

In the not-too-distant future, caregivers and doctors could use embedded sensors to remotely monitor senior living residents as they sleep or move about their apartments. And it’s not science fiction. Those forward-thinking ideas were incorporated into the design that won the Student Exhibition category in the 2017 Senior Housing News Design Awards. This year’s winning entry […]

Best Memory Care Design 2017: A Small House That Really Feels Like Home

Lynn Peel didn’t just want a small house-style memory care community —she wanted a small house. That’s why the standalone memory care community she runs, The Mooring on Foreside, in Cumberland Foreside, Maine, has only 12 residents. “The number 12 was really important,” Peel, founder and principal, tells Senior Housing News. “It gave us the opportunity to […]

Best Repositioning 2017: Drab, Empty Community Gets Top-Drawer Amenities

The Kingswood Senior Living Community in Kansas City, Missouri, has been around for over 35 years—and, until recently, that fact was painfully obvious to both residents and management. A couple of years ago, its occupancy was low—about 64%—and attracting new residents had begun to prove challenging, due at least in part to the community’s drab, […]

Best Independent Living Design 2017: Picturesque Pennsylvania Views

When Willow Valley Communities, a non-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, finished work on a sizable independent living project last summer, it added an array of upscale amenities for its roughly 2,300 residents. But one of the most celebrated amenities was also one that stood far above the rest—literally. As part of the new development—which includes […]