Senior Living Heeds Lessons from a Decade of RIDEA

Publicly traded and private real estate investment trusts are entering into RIDEA structures with senior housing operators at a level not seen for at least three years. This reflects that REITs have a better understanding of how RIDEA works, after an initial flurry of activity a decade ago, and they are more selective with their […]

Female Senior Living Execs Talk Work-Life Balance, ‘Doing It All’

Currently, almost 70% of the employees in senior living management roles are women—and they shouldn’t always have to sacrifice quality time with their families for their jobs. That’s according to four female senior living leaders who spoke on a Tuesday panel about women in leadership at the 2018 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in San […]

How Brandywine Living Forged a Successful Home Health Partnership

For senior living operators, partnerships with outside health care organizations can hold tremendous value—but they must be approached carefully to actually work. New Jersey-based Brandywine Living, which operates 29 communities across six states, has learned this firsthand. Six of Brandywine’s communities have partnered with Bayada Home Health Care, which is also based in the Garden […]

Senior Housing Crystal Ball: Top Execs’ 2018 Predictions

Now that 2017 has officially come to a close, the senior housing industry is looking ahead to what 2018 may bring. Here’s what some top industry executives are predicting when it comes to staffing, regulations, resident preferences and more in the new year: Chris Winkle, CEO of Sunrise Senior Living: “2018 will bring continued opportunities to […]

Senior Living CEOs: Go Big on Data, Not on Discounts

It’s clear senior living has jumped on the technology bandwagon, but can all of the innovative tools bring a low-performing operator to the top? Some industry leaders think not. Speaking last week at the Senior Housing News Summit in Washington, D.C., they revealed why tech alone cannot save the day, and what the industry is still lacking […]

How Silverado Plans to Become a Coast-to-Coast Provider

Silverado was the eighth-largest memory care provider nationally as of 2016, and the company now is set to grow its footprint by expanding into a new part of the country. A property being developed in Alexandria, Virginia, will be the first foray into an East Coast market for Irvine, California-based Silverado. Scheduled to open in […]

E-book: Solving Senior Living’s Staffing Challenge

The senior housing industry is up against a huge challenge when it comes to attracting and retaining team members. It is made even greater in this industry due to the nature of care services being provided as well as the major increase of older Americans who are in need of care. Managers and executives are […]

How Senior Living Can Build a Stronger Workforce

Workforce issues are top of mind for executives in the senior living industry, and they will be for the foreseeable future. Given the constant stream of studies and statistics released about today’s labor market, it’s no wonder why. Disengagement among employees is a pressing concern across all industries, and a majority-millennial workforce is changing the […]