One non-profit developer and provider of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) is hoping to entice more aging baby boomers to move into senior housing by sending them back to school. The idea has uncorked a torrent of demand, leading to the fastest-selling community the provider has ever built. Medford, Oregon-based Pacific Retirement Services (PRS) last month closed […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.