5 Top Concerns for Senior Living This Fall

One thing is certain as the coronavirus pandemic enters its sixth month in the U.S.: Covid-19 is not going away. “We are going to have to live with Covid-19 in the world,” Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier told Senior Housing News. And, in many regards, the senior living industry is in fact […]

Feds Formally Announce Financial Covid-19 Support for Private-Pay Assisted Living

Private-pay assisted living providers now have the ability to apply for funding under the Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution allocation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Tuesday. The announcement comes about two weeks after the federal agency told the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) during a call that relief […]

How Covid-19 Paves The Way For More Senior Living, University Partnerships

Covid-19 is putting pressure on academic institutions, creating a clearer and stronger case for why universities should partner with senior living providers. Senior living affiliations with colleges and universities were gaining traction prior to Covid-19, and industry leaders such as NIC Co-Founder and Nexus Insights President and Founder Bob Kramer and Kendal Corporation President and […]

Brookdale Chief Information Officer Bayham Departs After One Year

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) Chief Information Officer Chris Bayham has left the company after one year. Bayham is joining XSOLIS, a health care technology firm based in Nashville, Tennessee, as chief operating officer. He will be responsible for strategic planning and operational execution across XSOLIS’ technology and service lines. Founded in 2013 as a […]

A Place for Mom CEO: Move-In Numbers Could Return to Normal Levels This Fall

Move-in numbers are approaching “normality” as the Covid-19 pandemic stretches into the fall — and to maintain this trend, senior living providers must stay focused on building and maintaining consumer confidence. That’s according to Larry Kutscher, CEO of A Place for Mom, the largest online referral platform for the industry. The company’s latest survey of […]

Independent Living Proves Resilient to Covid-19 Pressures

When the novel coronavirus first swept the United States in late March and April, the pandemic raised fears about vulnerabilities for independent living, but this part of the senior housing continuum has so far proven resilient. In the early days of Covid-19, the better health, mobility and independent nature of residents made social distancing and […]

Why Covid-19 Could Be A Watershed Moment for Enhanced Assisted Living

In response to Covid-19, some assisted living providers around the United States are reevaluating their health care offerings and taking steps to increase their clinical capabilities. As the senior living value proposition shifts toward health care, regulations may need to change to keep up. Massachusetts is a prime case in point. There, Covid-19 created a […]