Editor’s Picks: Tap Dancing at 85

This week, Senior Housing News readers tuned into stories about senior housing rents and occupancy outlooks. Readers were also interested to learn how minimum wage hikes in New York and California will impact senior living providers, and why brokers disagree about where the skilled nursing industry is headed. Here in the newsroom, we loved the […]

New Data Reveals the Truth Behind Senior Living Costs

The cost of senior housing and care may be outpacing inflation, but now’s a great time to consider making the transition from homeowner to senior living resident, according to newly released data from A Place for Mom. The senior living referral service’s new National Senior Living Cost Index is based on actual rent and care charges […]

Movers & Shakers: Senior Lifestyle’s New COO

Senior Lifestyle Announces New COO Chicago-based owner, operator and developer Senior Lifestyle Corp. announced the appointment of Lisa A. Fordyce as COO, where she will be responsible for leading the company’s operational business strategies and care initiatives. Before joining Senior Lifestyle, Fordyce served as a vice president of operations at Emeritus Senior Living, leading its […]

Top 5 Questions Prospects Ask Senior Living Advisors

Third-party senior living referral services have emerged as increasingly influential players in the sector. Providers may have mixed reactions to the growth of these companies, but it’s undeniable that having information about the interactions between third-part advisors and potential residents and their families provides a window on a crucial component of the referral ecosystem. The […]

Local Focus Pays Off for Senior Living Search Startup

In the midst of a busy national marketplace for online senior living search solutions, one San Fransisco-based startup is quietly taking a local approach to the growing need. Now six months and 300 communities later, it’s eyeing its next market for growth. Seniorly.com is the brainchild of several Bay Area entrepreneurs, including Arthur Bretschneider, a […]

Senior Living Execs Slam Referral Companies

Third-party senior living referral services, which send residents in the direction of operators that pay their fees, are not good for the sector and should be spurned by large operators, according to several prominent CEOs in the senior housing industry. These third-party brokers are “popping up like mushrooms,” Chartwell Retirement Residences President and CEO Brent […]

What’s in a Name? Here Are The Most Popular In Senior Living

The most popular names of residents in senior living provide a glimpse into the history of trending baby names throughout the decades, according to a new analysis of popular names over time by the nation’s largest senior living referral source, A Place for Mom (APFM). APFM, which works with more than 100,000 new families each month, reviewed their move-in data […]

Most Read: The Largest Providers in Senior Living

In case you missed them…. here are the top headlines grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week.   Alliance Residential Launches $1 Billion Senior Living Pipeline—With an established footprint in multifamily development, Alliance is making a major foray into senior housing with a billion-dollar pipeline planned in the coming years.  As Providers Ready for […]