New ‘Co-Care’ Concept Offers Design for Middle-Market Senior Living

A new design concept for assisted living communities could help lower rates for future middle-income residents, and spur new ideas for reaching the middle market in the process. The concept, dubbed “Co-Care,” was created by California-based KTGY Architecture + Planning’s “R+D Studio,” and first announced this week. It aims to lower costs for residents by […]

Intergenerational Designs Replace ‘Aging-in-Place’ Vibe at CCRCs

Baby boomers are bringing a new set of expectations to senior living, and architects and designers of CCRCs are heeding the call. It’s no secret the boomers will want to maintain their current lifestyles, especially as they move into the active adult or independent living wings of sprawling continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). And they […]

New Active Adult Communities Adopt Modern, Flexible Designs

Active adult communities with a range of unit types, flexible common spaces and a range of services or convenience offerings are finding appeal among prospective residents. The age-restricted and rental active adult sectors are seeing a surge of interest from prospective residents and investors alike. This has helped spur new development of the product type […]

Movers & Shakers: Heritage Senior Living, Greystone

Heritage Senior Living Names New COO Heritage Senior Living has promoted its vice president of operations, Pierre Verger, to the title of COO, the company announced. In his new role, Verger will focus on growth and development and place a priority on creating partnerships and relationships with other health care industry leaders. Verger, who joined […]

Senior Living Design Trends to Leave Behind in 2018

In senior living, it’s inevitable that some architecture and design features go from hot to not. Resident preferences change, care practices evolve, technology advances, and the way senior housing buildings look and feel has to keep up. So, heading into 2018, providers might want to reconsider if they think that having a bistro will set […]

Hot Senior Living Architecture and Design Trends for 2018

As the sun sets on 2017, senior housing architecture and design is evolving to help providers meet today’s challenges while pushing the industry toward a bolder, more innovative future. Several leading architecture and design firms are putting a premium on better spaces for staff, both as a way to attract and retain talent, and to […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/12/17)

Construction: Planned Pathway to Manage Wisconsin Community Caddis has begun developing its first senior living community in Wisconsin, and Pathway Senior Living is slated to manage it, according to a press release. The community, Heartis Village North Shore, will have 105 assisted living and memory care apartments. Residents will have access to amenities such as garden […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/6/17)

Construction: Planned Upscale Community Planned in California A luxury life plan community, or continuing care retirement community (CCRC), is being planned in San Luis Obispo, California. The community, Villaggio at San Luis Obispo, will offer 350 residential living opportunities. Residents will be able to enjoy chef-prepared healthy meals in multiple dining venues as well as […]