Workforce Crisis Prompts Senior Living Providers to Improve Manager Training

There’s an old adage that employees tend to leave their managers, not their jobs. That’s especially relevant for the senior living industry, which has grappled with a staffing crisis in recent years, particularly among its frontline workers. And there is evidence it’s not just an old adage, either. A 2015 Gallup study of more than […]

Regional Provider Latest to Blend Senior Living, Home Health

Large senior living providers across the nation, including Senior Lifestyle Corp. and Five Star Senior Living (NYSE: FVE), are building out their ancillary services, including home health. But this trend extends to smaller companies as well, such as Omaha, Nebraska-based Heritage Communities. “We decided to start a home health service line because we realize not every […]

Top Senior Living Design Trends for 2016

Given the rapid pace of innovations in senior housing design, it can be difficult for communities to prioritize and focus when building new spaces or completing renovations. Between establishing an environment where seniors can thrive and adhering to their distinct tastes—not to mention sticking to a budget, meeting codes and regulations and other challenges—the task indeed can […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/14/15)

Construction: Planned Developers Plan Luxury Senior Living Complex for Hilton Head Island Bayshore Retirement Partners plans to build a five-stroy, luxury senior living community on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island, reports The Island Packet. The building will include 126 one- and two-bedroom units, a library, dining facilities, a pool, a full-service bar and lounge, a […]