Editor’s Picks: HCP’s New CEO

As temperatures began to plunge in Chicago, we were sure to bring our readers the hottest industry happenings, including the news that a major senior housing real estate owner has named a new CEO and president. Ventas Inc. also made a splash by announcing it would sell 36 Kindred-leased skilled nursing facilities for $700 million […]

Editor’s Picks: Aging Affects Everything

This week, while parts of the United States were preparing for the worst ahead of Hurricane Matthew, we stayed on top of the news to bring our readers the latest happenings across the senior housing industry.   Readers were hot on the update that Silverado’s COO Shamim Wu stepped down from her role, and that […]

Senior Care Crisis Looms as New Doctors Avoid Geriatrics

The lack of geriatricians and other health care professionals specializing in senior care is no secret, but dramatic under-enrollment in training programs nationwide should be ringing alarm bells, according to a recent NPR report. For the past three years, no new students have enrolled in any of the four geriatric fellowship programs offered in West […]

Most Popular Posts of the Week: “Senior” Terms Present Challenges, Brookdale Closes Merger

In case you missed them… here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week:  Senior Living Faces Uphill Battle in Use of ‘Senior’ Terminology—Many marketers grapple with the typical terms to describe aging Americans. And recent NPR survey found in large part, the aging population has strong aversions to most […]

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 […]