[White Paper] How Senior Housing can Prepare for the Baby Boomers

As America’s aging population shifts from the silent generation to the baby boomers,senior living providers must prepare for a huge change. Tomorrow’s consumers will be tech-savvy and discerning with strong preferences and buying power — and senior housing stakeholders must adapt how they plan and design communities. This white paper will discuss the changing senior […]

[White Paper] How Senior Housing can Prepare for the Baby Boomers

As America’s aging population shifts from the silent generation to the baby boomers,senior living providers must prepare for a huge change. Tomorrow’s consumers will be tech-savvy and discerning with strong preferences and buying power — and senior housing stakeholders must adapt how they plan and design communities. This white paper will discuss the changing senior […]

Costs Should Not Stop Certification of Eco-Friendly Senior Living Buildings

With the exception of affordable senior housing communities, the senior living industry has been slow to pursue sustainable building certifications such as LEED. This lag is happening in large part due to financial considerations but could be short-sighted, given changes in building codes and consumer expectations. State and local building codes across the country are […]

4 Characteristics of Standout Senior Living Designs

The pressure to meet local market demands while standing out from the senior living competition is becoming ever greater, leading to more diverse and dynamic building designs. Still, creating exceptionally innovative and impressive projects is a big challenge. The buildings that have succeeded can be valuable guides and inspirations for others. This just one reason […]

Tapping into the Middle Market Requires Mix of New and Old Ideas

If the senior living industry wants to tap into the sizable middle market consumer demographic over the next decade, it’s going to take some truly unique operating models and financing structures — including some that haven’t been thought of yet. Possible solutions include developing communities with shared rooms and fewer high-end amenities, embracing efficiencies to […]

Best Affordable Housing Design of 2018: An Experiment in Communal Living

The affordable housing crisis in America may be most acute in senior living. As a result, developers are looking at avenues to build affordable senior housing without government subsidies that bring a sense of luxury and comfort to residents, while instilling a renewed sense of dignity. The challenge is likely to become even more acute […]

How Senior Living Developers Can Start to Plan for 2027

As far as senior living is concerned, it’s time to start planning ahead. At first, some senior living owners and operators may find that difficult, as the future of the industry tends to be a little foggy, according to Chris Frommell, managing partner at Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based senior living development services firm Direct Supply Aptura. “When […]