5 Top Covid-19 Lessons In Senior Living Operations, Design and Marketing

Senior living providers have grappled with many hardships due to Covid-19, but since the first state lockdown orders went out in mid-March, they have also amassed a wealth of knowledge around fighting the deadly disease. Today, many of them feel more confident that they can keep the disease out of their communities, or at least […]

Senior Living Providers Create ‘Next Normal’ With Dining, Disinfection Changes

As the U.S. gradually reopens after nearly four months of lockdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemic, senior living communities can take cues from how various businesses operate in the new normal. Plans for restaurants operating at reduced capacities or with only socially distanced, outdoor dining can be adopted by providers looking to re-open dining […]

‘Smaller is Better’: Covid-19 Primes Senior Living for Rise of Small-House Models

Small-house senior living may be well-suited to handle the disruptions of the Covid-19 era. This may help boost the model’s popularity going forward — but the industry will first need to overcome obstacles regarding the way these communities are developed, financed and licensed. Just ask Jim Stroud, co-founder and former chairman of Capital Senior Living […]

Senior Housing, Multifamily Developers Vie for Control of Active Adult

As interest in the active adult apartment rental product rises, it is becoming something of a no-man’s-land, with both senior housing operators and multifamily developers attempting to stake their claim to the lucrative, promising space. According to new data and a new report from Senior Housing News, senior housing operators have no question as to […]

3 Innovative Senior Housing Projects That Hold Lessons For Nonprofits

Nonprofit senior living providers have historically driven innovation in the field, but there is some concern that they are being eclipsed in this regard by for-profit competitors that are controlling more market share, can bring capital to bear more quickly and have a higher risk tolerance.  The differences between nonprofits and for-profits may not be […]

4 Trends Driving Senior Housing Design in the U.S. and Abroad

As U.S.-style senior living gains traction overseas, international designs are reflecting some of the same trends that are hot in domestic markets. But like snowflakes, no two markets are alike, D2 Architecture President David Dillard told Senior Housing News. “‘International’ is too broad a term,” he said. Senior housing professionals expanding beyond the U.S. must […]

4 Characteristics of Standout Senior Living Designs

The pressure to meet local market demands while standing out from the senior living competition is becoming ever greater, leading to more diverse and dynamic building designs. Still, creating exceptionally innovative and impressive projects is a big challenge. The buildings that have succeeded can be valuable guides and inspirations for others. This just one reason […]