Senior Housing Must Stop Ignoring the ‘Forgotten Generation’

In the past year, Traci Bild has helped several of her friends get their parents into senior housing. Each instance shared a common theme, Bild — a senior living marketing consultant —  told Senior Housing News. Her friends would not have known where to start, otherwise, because senior housing providers are not doing a good […]

In the Pipeline: Work Starts for Atria Community Near Denver; Koelsch Plans Memory Care Property

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Koelsch Plans Washington State Memory Care Community Koelsch Communities is currently in the planning […]

Transactions & Financings: LTC Properties, Blueprint

Grandbridge Arranges $248 Million Senior Housing Credit Facility The Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group at Charlotte, North Carolina-based Grandbridge Real Estate Capital recently arranged the closing of a $247,629,500, 11-community senior housing credit facility. The loan was originated by Senior Vice President Richard Thomas and the Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group, and funding […]

Life Coaches and Grey’s Anatomy: Senior Living Gets Creative to Attract Workers

With unemployment hovering around 4% nationally, senior living providers are getting creative as competition for workers heats up, experimenting with new ways of supporting employees and attracting applicants. For example, St. Louis-based Provision Living has hired life coaches to be available in its buildings, to help staff “break through different obstacles in their life,” Provision […]