Transactions and Financings: LCB Adds Community; Houston Property Changes Hands

Management LCB takes over management of The Reserve at East Longmeadow LCB Senior Living announced it has assumed management of The Reserve at East Longmeadow on April 9. According to a press release, the community has over 100 residential apartments and has assisted living and memory care services. The community was opened in 2014. Partnerships […]

Movers & Shakers: LCS Hires National Director of Business Development; Grow Your Occupancy Promotes COO 

LCS hires national director of business development  LCS, one of the country’s largest senior living providers and developers, announced that Lesley Vogels has joined the company as national director of business development. In her role, Vogels will join LCS VP of National Business Development David Mercugliano to focus on efforts that support the LCS family […]

How Architecture and Design is Elevating Memory Care, and Where Innovators Are Focused Next

By Sloane Airey Architects and designers are increasingly exploring how their work can improve outcomes and quality of life for older adults with dementia. “Because people are living longer, we are seeing more people who are living with some kind of mild cognitive or even more severe cognitive impairment,” Cynthia Shonaiya, a principal with Baltimore-based […]

What Hospitality Companies Are Borrowing From Senior Living Architecture and Design

Throughout the years, hotels and restaurants have been a source for senior living community design inspiration. Now, that inspiration is beginning to flow in the opposite direction. As senior living architects and designers have forged ahead in these areas in recent years, hotels in 2023 are taking notice. And they are taking inspiration from senior […]

New Greystar Push Into Modular Construction Holds Promise for Middle-Market Senior Living

Greystar is ramping up production at a modular construction factory in a move that could help take middle-market senior housing to its next evolution in the future. This week, the Charleston, South Carolina-based multifamily and senior housing operator, developer and builder announced the opening of a flagship manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania supporting its modular […]

In The Pipeline: Watermark Plans New California Site; Blakeford Senior Life Expands Memory Care

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Construction: Planned Watermark Retirement Communities Plans New California Project Tucson, Arizona-based Watermark Retirement Communities and national development firm Oppidan Investment Company have partnered to build a […]

How Design Insights From Other Industries Translate to Senior Living

For years, the senior living industry has taken front-of-house design cues from other industries, such as health care and hospitality. A new report from senior living architecture firm Perkins Eastman shows there’s much more operators can glean elsewhere in the community. The recently released report outlines several ways owners and operators can borrow inspiration from […]

10 Most-Read Senior Housing News Stories of 2022

While many senior living providers continued the long march towards a pandemic recovery, the industry saw operators innovate with new development, and familiar players in the space face new challenges in 2022. Tackling the “quiet quitting” labor issue and reports of a Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) sale led to the most-read top stories on […]

Future Leader: Max Winters, Perkins Eastman, Senior Associate

The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of senior housing, skilled nursing, home health, and hospice care. To see this year’s Future Leaders, visit Max Winters, Senior Associate with Perkins Eastman, has been […]