[White Paper] Fire Protection in Senior Living: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt

There are few things as critical as fire protection when it comes to senior living operations and oversight, and there are many regulations involved. But keeping up with fire protection and code compliance can be time-consuming for company leaders. Making matters worse, the responsibility spans many departments and roles. This white paper will discuss the […]

Denver Development Holds Special Appeal for Jewish Seniors, Suggests Promise of Niche Communities

A senior living development underway in Denver holds the potential to become a niche community for Jewish older adults. In so doing, it could showcase why serving particular demographic groups could become a more prevalent play for senior living providers in the years to come. The 205-unit, $97 million project is dubbed Hilltop Reserve because […]

Active Adult Must Balance Light Staffing, Strong Programming to Succeed

Programming separates active adult from simple age-restricted multifamily communities. But it can be a challenge to come up with engaging activities for active adult residents, especially given the limitations in staffing and budget for these operations. One solution is to program communities with a mix of resident-led and provider-led activities. That way, residents will still […]

Discovery Senior Living’s Big Year Continues with Memory Care Overhaul

Discovery Senior Living had a landmark year in 2019, hiring its first COO, making strides on an “experiential living” model, and striking major deals with real estate investment trusts Welltower (NYSE: WELL), HCP (NYSE: HCP) and NHI (NYSE: NHI). Memory care has been another major focus, and the Bonita Springs, Florida-based provider recently announced that […]

Transactions & Financings: Welltower’s $850M JV; Acts Acquires New Corporate HQ

Welltower, Invesco Announce $850M Joint Venture Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) and global real estate manger Invesco Real Estate (“Invesco”) announced an $850 million joint venture partnership comprising a portfolio of 35 medical office buildings spanning 2.6 million square feet. The portfolio was previously wholly owned by Welltower. The properties are 100% affiliated with health systems […]

Announcing the Nominees for the 2019 SHN Architecture & Design Awards

Senior Housing News, an Aging Media Network publication, is pleased to announce that over 100 entries have been submitted to the 6th annual Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards, sponsored exclusively by senior living furniture provider Kwalu. (http://www.shnawards.com). Communities across the country and globe submitted new construction and renovation projects, vying for top […]

Behind the Scenes of Watermark’s $330M Landmark Brooklyn Redevelopment

One of the highest-profile adaptive reuse senior housing developments is on pace for a spring 2020 opening, and the companies involved have started to showcase what they are bringing to market. The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights is transforming the landmark 16-story Leverich Towers Hotel in Brooklyn into 275 units — 204 assisted living, 42 memory […]

Senior Housing, Multifamily Developers Vie for Control of Active Adult

As interest in the active adult apartment rental product rises, it is becoming something of a no-man’s-land, with both senior housing operators and multifamily developers attempting to stake their claim to the lucrative, promising space. According to new data and a new report from Senior Housing News, senior housing operators have no question as to […]