Webinar: How Senior Living Can Navigate The Opioid Crisis

As the opioid epidemic dominates headlines across America, senior living providers are affected by the crisis—and in some cases, they’re at the front-lines of the battle. Register today for the Opioids & Senior Living: How Operators Can Learn To Manage The Crisis In Their Communities webinar to hear from veteran operators, physicians and academics on […]

Voice Assistants Making an Impact in Senior Living [Sponsored]

Technology is rapidly enhancing the senior living experience. Innovative communities are increasingly investing in new solutions to foster a greater sense of connection and improve the quality of life for residents. Wearables, mobile applications, and voice assistants are now integral to the resident experience and overall ideology of the community. Accelerating the demand for technology […]

Amazon Employees Reportedly Took Road Trip with Bill Thomas to Study Aging

Online retail giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) reportedly got a crash course in aging during a multi-city bus tour that included input from senior living innovator Bill Thomas. The bus trip provides even more evidence that the massive online marketplace is looking to transform the age-related services landscape. Most recently, the company was rumored to be developing […]

Company to Convert Cruise Ship for Senior Living at Sea

The coming wave of seniors will be looking for a wide array of housing options, some experts, like PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute, have said after studying the market. One company is trying to serve retirees looking for something beyond a typical active adult or independent living community by enabling them to live at sea, aboard […]

Announcing the 2017 Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards Winners

More than 80 organizations competed for top honors in the 2017 SHN Architecture & Design Awards, and we’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards.  Senior living communities nationwide submitted their communities for consideration in the fifth annual SHN Awards, a contest that recognizes excellence by celebrating […]

How Technology Is Playing A Key Role In The AI Revolution In Senior Living—New eBook

Artificial intelligence stands to change the lives of many as technology innovators design machines that can make human-like decisions and complete human-like actions. In healthcare, the implications are vast. As the nation’s aging population surges in the coming decades, there are countless ways AI will revolutionize senior care, from preventing adverse health events such as falls to […]

Bankrate to Divest Caring.com After FTC Complaint

Bankrate, which owns Caring.com, has agreed to part ways with the senior living referral service in order to be acquired by Red Ventures, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Friday. The decision came after an FTC complaint that said the $1.4 billion acquisition, agreed to in July, would harm competition in the market for third-party paid referral services […]

4 Tips for Designing a Disaster-Ready Community

With several devastating hurricanes and wildfires in Americans’ recent memory, many senior housing providers are taking a closer look at preparing for the worst. But disaster readiness isn’t only about stockpiling supplies and drawing up emergency plans. It actually starts with a senior living community’s design, according to Jeffrey Anderzhon, a senior planner and design architect at Eppstein Uhen Architects, […]

MIT: Assisted Living Innovation and Design to Flourish as U.S. Ages

Age-related demographic shifts could one day drive a radical transformation of how assisted living communities are designed and operated, according to a recent report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Real Estate. The latest census data shows the number of Americans age 65 or older is projected to be 83.7 million by 2050, according to the […]