When designing new (or renovating existing) senior housing projects, there needs to be an emphasis on the ability to transition or convert between different kinds of care units, a panel of senior living industry executives agreed at a session during ALFA’s Community 2012 event, held last week in Dallas, Tex. “Build with as much flexibility […]
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.