The strong desire of many older adults to age in their own homes continues to threaten the senior housing industry. To begin to attract more of these seniors, the industry will have to become more innovative, according to Dan Hutson, chief strategy officer at HumanGood, a Pleasanton, California-based operator of affordable housing and senior living communities. “Technology is […]
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.