Anthology Senior Living Sets New Direction With Its Largest Community to Date

Anthology Senior Living is bullish on senior living communities that include access to the full continuum of care, and a newly opened community near Cleveland offers a glimpse into the provider’s future. The provider — which is the senior living management arm of Chicago-based real estate developer CA — is currently moving in residents at […]

70% of Senior Living Operators, Developers Report Postponing Construction Projects

The coronavirus pandemic is having an unfavorable impact on senior housing development, with developers and operators across the country postponing projects until the pandemic is under control. And they are using this time to revise plans in the hopes of creating more appealing and resilient communities. That’s one finding from a survey by Senior Housing […]

How Vertical Integration of Development, Operations Can ‘De-Risk’ Senior Living

Having a vertically integrated senior housing development and operations business is not for everyone — but for two Chicago-based companies, doing so has been valuable. The example of these firms — CA and Vermilion Development — shows how vertical integration can help drive success in an increasingly complex industry, and can support efforts such as […]

How SHAG Scaled Middle-Market Senior Living, And Where It’s Going Next

Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) has earned a reputation in the Pacific Northwest for its quirky brand and successful model of senior housing at an accessible price point. The Tukwila, Washington-based affordable senior housing nonprofit has refined its model over the past three decades through a mix of innovative partnerships, leaner staffing models, and […]

Problem Solvers: Creating a High-Quality Dining Experience During Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has created myriad problems for senior living providers. But these problems are not insurmountable, and companies across the industry are devising creative solutions. In this series, we’re surveying industry leaders to highlight these actionable solutions. As Covid-19 outbreaks spike across the country and some states and local governments return to lockdowns, Senior […]

LCS Rolls Out Sweeping Program to Elevate Operations, Prepare for Future

LCS is launching a new program this week that aims to create a cultural shift for the company and ultimately change the way it operates once Covid-19 subsides. Eversafe 360° is a comprehensive, science-based initiative establishing new safety standards across the Des Moines, Iowa-based company’s portfolio during seismic events — such as the pandemic — […]

4 Metros Where Strong Covid-19 Housing Markets Can Bolster Senior Living

Covid-19 has been an unexpected boon to the residential housing market. The resiliency of the market, which has seen home sales numbers and prices eclipse 2019 levels, is a positive trend for the senior living industry, given that people often sell their homes to pay for transitions into communities. Existing home sales increased for the […]

How Covid-19 Led Covenant, Asbury to Swiftly Revamp Their Strategic Plans

Covid-19 is forcing senior living providers to reassess their strategic planning, and many are not waiting for the pandemic to subside to adapt. Notably, large nonprofit providers such as Asbury Communities and Covenant Living Communities & Services are learning to be more nimble with their strategic plans, prioritizing a handful of improvements that can be […]

What’s Behind a Wave of Senior Living CFO Hires in the Pandemic Era

Covid-19 has clouded financial outlooks for senior living providers across the country — and perhaps nobody knows that quite like the industry’s chief financial officers. In recent months, a spate of senior living providers have named new CFOs amid a financial landscape complicated by the pressures of the pandemic. Among the organizations with newly appointed […]