New Transform Podcast – The Future of the CCRC

The continuing care retirement community model is changing to account for boomers’ wants and needs, and to make CCRCs more important players in the U.S. health care system. To hear more about where CCRCs are headed, listen to the latest episode of Transform, a podcast about the people and ideas shaping the future of senior living, […]

Solera Senior Living CEO: Pursuit of Scale Has Diluted Some Large Providers

Like any startup business, growth is a primary goal for Solera Senior Living — but so is clearly defining the company’s value proposition and sticking to it closely. “[Some large providers] are now in tertiary markets and secondary and primary, they’re doing affordable, they’re doing moderate [rate], they’re doing luxury, they’re doing ultra-luxury, they’re doing […]

Phoenix Senior Living CEO: We Saw Opportunity Where There Was No Supply

Founded in 2014, Roswell, Georgia-based Phoenix Senior Living today has grown to more than 20 properties operating under multiple brands. One of these brands, The Retreat, is tailored for more rural areas of the Southeast, where company founder, CEO and President Jesse Marinko sees “sneaky growth” of a more affluent demographic and a lack of […]

New Transform Podcast – Multi-Brand Portfolios

Two new senior living operators are creating multi-brand portfolios — a common practice in the hotel industry that is gaining traction in senior living. To hear more about Phoenix Senior Living and Solera Senior Living, including how they are using multi-brand strategies as they expand, listen to the latest episode of Transform, a podcast about […]

Prime Senior Housing Group On Bridging The Middle-Market Gap

As the affordable housing crisis continues to impact senior living, developers aim to fill in the gaps in service for middle-class seniors making the transition to the space — and Prime Senior Living Group President of Development Debra Maynard hopes to be among those helping to bridge the gap. Prime is developing a construction pipeline […]

SHAG Keeps Rates in Check with ‘Independent Living Light’ Model

If the senior housing industry wants to better address the ongoing affordability conundrum, it might consider borrowing some ideas from SHAG. That’s the acronym for Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations, a senior housing nonprofit based in Tukwila, Washington, which helps older adults access support and services in settings they can afford. For SHAG Executive Director […]

Transform Podcast #5 – Jay Woolford of Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) and Debra Maynard of Prime Senior Housing Group

Affordability is a hot button topic in senior living. The ongoing focus on developing market rate housing development is leading to a supply-demand imbalance for seniors seeking middle market and low income housing, and housing inventory. But there are a growing number of developers committed to meeting the need for middle market and low income […]

Hear from the C-Suite: Listen to Transform

Senior living is undergoing an age of transformation. With demographics rapidly evolving and consumer demands changing, operators are creating new communities, innovative operational models and groundbreaking partnerships. To cover it all, the best minds from Senior Housing News bring you the best minds in senior housing with “Transform,” a new podcast about the people and […]

Transform Podcast #4 – Andy Kohlberg of Kisco Senior Living and Nick Vizzoca of Vincentian Collaborative System

Smart home technology is becoming a must-have in senior living. Thanks to the pairing of individual smart home devices with home systems such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, senior living residents can turn up the thermostat, dim the lights, find out what’s for dinner and get reminders about what programs they’re signed up for, […]

Transform Podcast #3 – Marjan Kodric of Brookdale Senior Living and Carrie Chiusano of the Dementia Care Center of Excellence

From fresher ingredients to more sophisticated dishes, to more varied dining venues and experiences, senior living is constantly raising the bar in dining — even in the face of staffing challenges, occupancy pressures, and the need to carefully manage the bottom line. In this episode, you’ll hear from Marjan Kodric, vice president dining services at […]