A Place for Mom, SeniorHousingNet Strike Content-Sharing Agreement

All the senior housing listings on referral website A Place for Mom (APFM) soon will also appear on SeniorHousingNet.com, under the terms of a new agreement. Seattle-based APFM has entered into a strategic relationship with Move, Inc., the parent company of SeniorHousingNet.com, the companies confirmed to Senior Housing News on Monday. The new content-sharing agreement will add […]

Safest, Most Affordable Cities for Senior Housing

When it comes to assessing public safety, future senior living residents aren’t necessarily experts. In fact, there are plenty of misconceptions among prospective senior living residents and their families about which U.S. cities are actually safe, according to A Place for Mom Data Scientist Ben Hanowell. With a new report, the Seattle-based senior living referral […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: A Place for Mom Adds OurParents to Network

A Place for Mom Expands Network with OurParents Brand The nation’s largest senior living referral service A Place for Mom has added the OurParents brand to its portfolio of services. The partnership will extend the reach of A Place for Mom’s services, which traditionally have focused on major metropolitan markets. OurParents specializes in helping families […]

Most Seniors View Assisted Living Negatively—Until Moving In

Americans have a generally unfavorable view of the assisted living industry—that is, until their loved ones actually move into assisted living. In fact, half of American families with loved ones in assisted living start out with a negative or neutral impression of the industry—which, combined with American seniors’ general reluctance to move into assisted living, […]

Top Factors Slowing Down Senior Living Move-Ins

The median amount of time spent searching for a senior living solution is 46 days, according to newly released data from A Place for Mom. But there are so many factors that contribute to search length—all at unequal rates, and all of which senior living marketing teams would do well to consider.  The search length doubles, for […]

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 […]