Perceptions of Senior Living Slide, But Most Consumers Unshaken by Covid-19

Prospective residents and their loved ones largely have not soured on the idea of moving into a senior living community despite Covid-19, although the pandemic has taken a toll on consumer sentiment. That’s according to a new survey conducted for the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) by ProMatura Group, an Oxford, Mississippi-based senior living market […]

Covid-19 Bulletin: A Framework for Reopening Senior Living Communities; Some Nonprofits Face $3M to $5M Revenue Gaps

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 […]

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 […]

Fight Intensifies Over Covid-19 Legal Immunity for Senior Living

As the long-term care industry continues to wrestle with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, another storm is brewing over whether to grant providers immunity from liability lawsuits stemming from the outbreak. Industry groups and some legal experts in favor of immunity argue that the unprecedented nature of the pandemic has placed undue strains on […]

ASHA, Argentum Chiefs: Frustration Mounts As Covid-19 Tests, Financial Support Slow to Arrive in Senior Living

About two weeks ago, American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) President David Schless read a news article that has been “gnawing” at him ever since. The article reported that bus drivers in Detroit would be among the first groups given rapid Covid-19 tests from Abbott Labs. “We need those. Our industry needs access to that,” Schless […]

SHN Poll: 80% of Providers Expect Covid-19 In Their Communities, Supply Shortage the Top Challenge

Senior living providers nationwide have been working diligently to prevent Covid-19 infections in their buildings — but an overwhelming majority believe that the coronavirus will appear in their communities.  Nearly 80% of respondents to a Senior Housing News survey said that Covid-19 is likely to appear in their buildings that have not yet had diagnosed […]

Drawing on Decades of Research, ProMatura’s Wylde Plans Senior Living Development

Margaret Wylde is highly regarded in the senior living industry for her research and the market intelligence provided by her firm ProMatura — in fact, she was recently inducted into the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) Hall of Fame for her accomplishments. Now, as Oxford, Mississippi-based ProMatura continues to help developers with their projects, she […]

NHI CEO: Real Estate Investment Trusts Could Feel Buyer’s Remorse Over RIDEA

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) might soon feel “buyer’s remorse” over recent decisions to bulk up their senior housing operating portfolios, according to Eric Mendelsohn, CEO of National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI). In recent years, several factors drove some REITs to go big on RIDEA. With new supply, labor and other challenges squeezing their net […]