Best of Affordable Senior Housing Design 2014: A Room With a Mountain View

The first of its kind to open in the city of Boulder in 32 years, one of Colorado’s newest affordable housing senior living communities reflects an appreciation for the outdoors, with environmentally-friendly features and spanning mountain views. High Mar Senior Housing, a 59-unit multi-family apartment building designated for households with members who are 55 and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/11/14)

Construction: Planned Houston CCRC Announces $56 Million Expansion  The Buckingham, a 501(c)3 non-profit continuing care retirement community in Houston, Texas, recently announced it will undergo a $56 million expansion that will add 187 total residences to its existing campus. Sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), The Buckingham—a Type A CCRC—currently has 204 independent living […]

Best of CCRC Design 2013: The Boutique Urban Lifestyle

For The Mather, a Mather LifeWays continuing care retirement community in Evanston, Illinois, it’s always been about location, location, location. Enjoying the perks of a walkable university town as well as proximity to both Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago, The Mather took first place in the Senior Housing News Design & Architecture Awards in the […]

Best of Independent Living Design 2013: The Resort Style

Allegro Senior Living’s Jupiter, Florida senior living community, Allegro, scored top honors in the first-ever Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards. With its resort-like amenities and Mediterranean-style exterior, the rental community wowed judges and took home first place in the New Construction – Independent Living category. A key selling point was Allegro’s community integration […]

Top 5 Senior Living Design Must-Haves For 2014

Add-on services, wellness programs and technology are just a few key aspects senior living professionals expect will earn their place as senior living mainstays in the following year and beyond. Take computer labs and on-site car rentals, for example. They’re no longer “nice-to-haves,” but are quickly becoming necessities as senior residents expect technology and transportation […]

The Winners are In: Best of Senior Living Design 2013

Senior Housing News today announced the winners of its first-ever architecture and design competition. A panel of expert judges worked tirelessly to choose the best-of senior living across seven categories. We are pleased to announce the winners and congratulate them on their well-deserved success. The 2013 winners for the best of senior living design are: […]

Texas CCRC Takes Hospitality Cues in Repositioning Project

A Texas continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is in the midst of a widespread repositioning project to transform into a hospitality environment focusing more on independent and assisted living rather than institutional-style skilled nursing with an eye toward long-term sustainability. The C.C. Young campus, in Dallas, Texas, contains many buildings built in the 1960s and […]