‘Smaller is Better’: Covid-19 Primes Senior Living for Rise of Small-House Models

Small-house senior living may be well-suited to handle the disruptions of the Covid-19 era. This may help boost the model’s popularity going forward — but the industry will first need to overcome obstacles regarding the way these communities are developed, financed and licensed. Just ask Jim Stroud, co-founder and former chairman of Capital Senior Living […]

Methodist Retirement Communities Names New President/CEO

Methodist Retirement Communities has a new president and CEO. The nonprofit senior housing operator announced it named Alan Brown as president and CEO, effective April 13. Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Methodist Retirement Communities operates four continuing care retirement communities, three life care communities, two affordable senior apartment developments and one rental community across the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/14/16)

Construction: Planned $75 Million CCRC Planned for Long Island, N.Y. Plans have been proposed for a new Life Plan Community, Fountaingate Gardens, in Commack, Long Island. The community will include spacious one-and two- bedroom residences in two buildings called The Parkview and The Terraces. Some will include dens and balconies as well as landscaped grounds and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/13/14)

Construction: Planned Ryan Companies Plan Senior Living Community for Sioux Falls, SD Minneapolis-based developer Ryan Companies received approval from the Sioux Falls Planning Commission to build a 145-unit senior housing community near Lake Lorraine in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, reports local Keloland TV. Grand Living, as the project is dubbed in Ryan Companies’ plans, is […]

California Lawmakers Make Way for Small House Senior Care Pilot

California senior care providers are awaiting the state’s first pilot program allowing Green House Project and other small house style skilled nursing facilities after legislation was passed in late 2012 allowing the nursing home model to exist. Senate Bill 1228 amends the state’s Health and Safety Code to allow for the development, licensure, and operation […]