Mainstreet Hires Green House Founder Bill Thomas

A pioneer in new models of senior care, Dr. Bill Thomas, will be joining Mainstreet, a company known for its innovations in post-acute and transitional care services. “Mainstreet is committed to fundamentally changing the way health care is delivered nationwide,” Mainstreet founder and CEO Zeke Turner said in a prepared statement Wednesday. “With the addition […]

Why The Small House Model Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Healthier, happier residents. More visitors. Easier staff recruitment and less turnover. All these positive outcomes have been reported by senior living providers that have introduced a so-called household or small house model of care. Unfortunately, many of these providers also report one major drawback: Increased costs. Providers could be forgiven for thinking that household-style care […]

Green House Model Gains Traction as Providers See Payoff

With increasing regulatory pressures and focus on quality care metrics, more than 100 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) have turned to a new model of care to help them adapt their operations. Now with several years of history under way, providers are starting to say with confidence that the “Green House” model also nets savings in […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/25/2012)

Pennrose Properties to Build and Manage $19 million LGBT Senior Housing Complex in Philly Pennrose Properties is planning a $19 million affordable senior housing complex in a Philadelphia location known as the “Gayborhood,” reports Pride Source. The development firm recently received $8 million in financing from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, and plans to obtain the […]