Design Experts Talk Top Trends in Senior Housing 2016

The 2016 Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards are approaching this November. This year’s awards competition, exclusively sponsored by Kwalu, is setting out to find which owners, operators, designers and architects are defining the future of senior living. Nominations are now open and entries are coming in daily. Judges are gearing up to select […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/15/16)

(Photo of Regency at Summerlin, located in Las Vegas — Photo courtesy of KTGY Architecture and Planning) Construction: Planned Expansion Planned at Sagewood Community, Phoenix Located in northeast Phoenix, Sagewood Life Plan Community is expanding to feature a high-end independent living neighborhood, called The Estates. The Estates will have 24 luxury villas available in either single […]

Now Announcing: Senior Housing Design Awards Winners 2015

From reclaimed urban property to blurring the lines between market rate and affordable housing, designers and architects are taking their senior living community plans to new heights. Dozens of communities stacked up in the 2015 Senior Housing News Design Awards, with new construction and renovation projects vying for the titles in each of seven categories: […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/19/15)

Construction: Planned Presbyterian SeniorCare Plans Memory Care Community for Pa.  Presbyterian SeniorCare this week announced plans to build a new memory care community—the first of its kind for Washington County, Pa. Woodside Place of Washington will be based on the Woodside Place of Oakmont community, one of the first residential Alzheimer’s care facilities in the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/4/15)

(Edgemere Cocktail Lounge – Photo Courtesy of Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation) Construction: Planned Dallas CCRC Plans $36 Million Expansion Edgemere, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Dallas, will soon begin a large-scale expansion and renovation project to address the growing demand for senior living options in the area. Financing for the project was completed through […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/23/15)

Construction: Planned Legend Senior Living Proposes $80 Million Project for Golf Club Redevelopment Wichita, Kan.-based Legend Senior Living recently submitted a proposal to build an $80 million community as part of a 136-acre redevelopment of the Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club in Prairie Village, Kan., reports Kansas City Business Journal. Legend, which owns and operates […]

Best of Memory Care Design 2014: The Upscale Bed and Breakfast

In memory care design, bigger isn’t always better. And attention to detail is paramount — whether it’s lighting, safe walking paths or the overall aesthetic of the community. For The Osborn’s H.O.P.E. Center for Memory Care, these characteristics, and more, have pushed the community above its competition. The H.O.P.E. Center features just 13 private rooms […]