Movers & Shakers — Kendal’s New President & CEO

Sean Kelly to Take the Helm at The Kendal Corporation in 2016 The Board members of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania’s The Kendal Corporation have selected Sean M. Kelly, the organization’s current director for new business development, to succeed John Diffey as president and CEO next year. Diffey notified the Board in March of his plans to […]

Top Characteristics Seniors, Boomers Want in New Homes: NAHB Survey

Home and community builders, take note: A fairly clear idea of boomers’ and seniors’ home buying preferences can be constructed from a recent National Association of Home Builders survey that reveals, above all, a desire for adequate space, ease of maintenance, and outdoor community amenities. The What Home Buyers Really Want survey was undertaken by the NAHB […]

Trade Groups to HUD: We’re Not Buying Your Reasons for Upping Insurance Premiums

Back in February, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it would raise mortgage insurance premiums on several Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan programs, including for some of its healthcare facility loan programs widely used in the senior housing industry. Several industry trade groups, including the American Seniors Housing Association, the National Association of […]

How Will Senior Housing Development Adapt to Multigenerational Trends?

Multigenerational households are nothing new, but thanks to poor economic conditions they are on the rise, according to several Pew Research Center studies, and some senior living architects contend it’s important to consider this trend when designing housing developments. Senior housing developers aren’t the only ones who should be paying attention. NPR (National Public Radio) recently kicked […]