5 Top Concerns for Senior Living This Fall

One thing is certain as the coronavirus pandemic enters its sixth month in the U.S.: Covid-19 is not going away. “We are going to have to live with Covid-19 in the world,” Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier told Senior Housing News. And, in many regards, the senior living industry is in fact […]

Covid-19 Propels Shift Toward More Health Care-Focused Model of Senior Living

As a result of Covid-19, some senior living providers are shifting their operational model from one that primarily emphasizes hospitality and socialization to one that focuses on high-quality clinical care. This shift could be a watershed moment for the industry, which has long debated whether the private-pay senior living product is — and should be […]

Movers & Shakers: Aegis Names Infection Control Officer; Ventas Bolsters Board of Directors

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Covid-19 Bulletin: Legal Immunity for California Providers in Doubt; Massachusetts Slow to Report Covid-19 Assisted Living Data

Senior Housing News recognizes the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic, so we will be updating this bulletin to keep you apprised of the latest developments, focusing on news and information that we identify as especially pertinent to senior living. The team at SHN knows how important your work is right now; we thank you and […]

Aegis Living CEO: Covid-19 to Bring ‘Another 18 Months of Pain’ to Senior Living

Despite encouraging signs that the senior housing industry is responding better to the coronavirus pandemic, the virus is not expected to go away anytime soon and will continue to reverberate across the industry for the foreseeable future. Operators will continue to be pressured by increased expenses; grapple with ensuring the safety of residents, employees and […]

Aegis, Sabra, New Perspective Adapt Strategies for Covid-19 Paradigm Shifts

When will the Covid-19 pandemic end? Not anytime soon, according to the leaders behind Aegis Living, New Perspective and Sabra Healthcare REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA). All three companies are making preparations now to position their companies to weather the pandemic for the next 24 to 36 months. For instance, Aegis has formed a “virus council” made […]

Aegis Living CEO: Senior Housing Will Not Return to Normal After Covid-19

As much as Covid-19 is currently disrupting senior housing, the long-term ramifications of the pandemic on the industry are yet to be determined. One thing is for certain — the industry will look markedly different when the crisis is over. Short-term solutions such as staff wearing full personal protective equipment (PPE), heightened disinfectant and isolation […]

Aegis CEO: Lessons Learned From Ground Zero of Covid-19

By Dwayne J. Clark, Founder and CEO, Aegis Living Nobody could have imagined a situation like the one we are facing right now in our country. More and more cases of the coronavirus are diagnosed daily; we have empty streets while businesses work to stay afloat and unemployment has reached an all-time high. And while […]

Covid-19 Tests Senior Living Providers’ Creativity In Resident Engagement

Many senior living activities programs ground to a halt when the Covid-19 pandemic forced residents to self-isolate in their rooms starting in March. But in the time since, providers across the country have come up with a range of ways to keep residents entertained and engaged — an effort that becomes increasingly important as the […]