Get Workers’ First and Last Days Right to Cut Senior Living Turnover

Senior living providers spend a lot of time and resources thinking about their residents’ first and last days, and for good reason. But those companies are remiss if they don’t also focus on their employees’ first and last days. That’s because those two days — the day when a new hire comes aboard, and the […]

How Engaging Residents Can Boost Senior Living Employee Retention

Senior living providers who want to keep their employees from leaving for other opportunities might do well to consult the advice of their residents. That’s exactly what happens at Holly Creek, a Christian Living Communities (CLC) life plan community in Denver that houses roughly 320 residents. Christian Living Communities has eight senior housing properties in Colorado, with […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/14/17)

This week’s In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture & design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Work Underway for Las Vegas Independent Living Community The Wolff Company has broken ground […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/26/17)

Construction: Planned Maplewood Senior Living Plots Community in Connecticut Local zoning officials have given the go-ahead to a planned Maplewood Senior Living community in Westport, Connecticut. The senior living provider and the Coastal Construction Group are slated to gain approval to build up to 200 mixed-level senior care units, reports Westport News. Officials Bless Plans for Community in […]

Why One Provider Thinks Hotel-Like Senior Living Falls Short

These days, it’s not uncommon for senior living communities to open with bistros, movie theaters, yoga studios or other perks you might find at a nice hotel. But as some providers across the U.S. adopt high-end amenities and hotel-like customer service, are they losing sight of what’s best for their residents? Maybe, says Jill Vitale-Aussem, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/20/16)

(Photo of The Georgian Lakeside Assisted Living and Memory Care, located in Roswell, Georgia —Photo courtesy of KTGY Architecture + Planning)  Construction: Planned Updates to Wisconsin Senior Living Community Planned Located in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Tallgrass Senior Living (formerly KindredHearts) is planning to start a $2.5 million renovation to the community, if the plans are […]