Editor’s Take: A Martha Stewart-Snoop Dogg Retirement Community Would Be Dope

Fresh off conquering the airwaves with their hit VH1 cooking show, lifestyle icon Martha Stewart and hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg should consider a new venture—creating a 55-plus or “active living” retirement community. The idea might sound far-fetched, but consider the forthcoming Margaritaville retirement communities. After plans were first announced early in 2017 for a Jimmy […]

Editor’s Take: 3 Ways to Super-Charge Luxury Senior Living

Luxury senior living is booming, and it’s making me jaded. Once, I might have been impressed by communities with bistros and formal dining rooms and wine bars, state-of-the-art screening rooms, fully equipped fitness studios, indoor pools, on-site pet grooming, and swanky spas. Now, after innumerable press releases about the latest and greatest “luxury” community opening […]

Senior Living Providers Jump Into Action As Hurricane Matthew Strikes

Hurricane Matthew hit parts of Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina over the Columbus Day weekend, and senior housing providers in the storm’s path executed on plans to keep residents out of harm’s way. Hurricane Matthew hit in Haiti last week, where it killed an estimated 800 people before heading toward Florida. The storm spared Central Florida a direct […]

CEOs: Reject Old Concepts Holding Back Senior Living

Starting a business in senior living takes guts, knowledge and a unique vision. Fighting through challenges to build their companies has given entrepreneurs a unique insight into what makes a successful company, and where senior living might need to go in the future. Speaking at the Senior Housing News Summit in Chicago this week, three founders […]

Editor’s Picks: New Name for CCRCs, Brookdale Taps Walmart Exec

This week, Senior Housing News Readers learned about the new name for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and delved into Brookdale Senior Living’s (NYSE: BKD) latest executive board appointments. Readers were also introduced to a new senior housing developer and discovered how asset prices have Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN) holding off on major deals. Here […]