CCRC to Pay Full-Time for 30 Hours of Work for CNAs

A continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Virginia is hoping to beat the senior living labor crunch with a new program that lets certified nursing assistants (CNAs) work 30 hours a week while getting paid for 40. The Glebe, a 218-unit LifeSpire of Virginia community in Daleville, Virginia, is targeting May 4 to officially implement its […]

Top 5 Markets for CCRC Construction

More than 33% of continuing care retirement community (CCRC) construction in the fourth quarter of 2017 took place in just five U.S. markets, according to data publicly released Thursday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Specifically, the markets with the highest number of CCRC units under construction during the quarter were: […]

HumanGood CEO Envisions Innovation at Every Price Point

HumanGood has gained industry attention for its plans to reinvent the continuing care retirement community (CCRC), but the large nonprofit provider has even grander ambitions when it comes to senior living innovation. This year, it plans to hire an executive to focus on its wide-ranging innovation efforts, which include creating a prototype offering for the […]

CCRC Spending to Rise Steadily Through 2026

The total amount of money Americans will spend on health care at continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and skilled nursing facilities is projected to increase at a steady pace over the next decade, according to a new report from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In 2013, Americans […]

Avamere to Build ‘Micro CCRCs’ With No Skilled Nursing

A major regional senior care provider in the Pacific Northwest is looking to reinvent the continuing care retirement community (CCRC) model by taking skilled nursing out of the picture. Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies recently announced it plans to open a “micro CCRC” in St. George, Utah. The development, which is part of the Sienna Hills […]

CCRCs Gain Luster as Standalone SNFs Fade

Skilled nursing isn’t dying, but the standalone skilled nursing facility — or SNF — just might be. And that could be good news for the future of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and similar full-continuum offerings. While skilled nursing is perhaps more needed than ever, the service offering is evolving toward greater integration along the […]