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 […]

The 3-D Printed Future of Senior Living Design

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Movers & Shakers: Somerby Senior Living’s New President and COO

Somerby Senior Living Names New President and COO Dominion Partners and Somerby Senior Living recently announced that David Grady has been named Somerby’s new president and COO. Grady has more than 30 years of experience in senior living operations, having served as an administrator, activities director, area administrator and regional vice president of rehab and skilled […]

‘Exact Opposite Now’: How Senior Living Design Has Changed Over 20 Years

Pictured above: Dean Maddalena, president of studioSIX5 America’s aging demographic is ushering in a new style of senior housing community—one that looks remarkably different from those that gained popularity 20 years ago. In fact, in some key respects the industry has done done a 180-degree about-face, and what once was “taboo” now is in demand. Senior Housing […]

Hot New Tech Helps Shape Wellness-Centered Senior Living

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

Best Repositioning 2016: Taking Independent Living to New Heights

High-rise senior housing projects typically are associated with dense urban areas, but one recently completed project shows these buildings can also be nestled in beautiful natural surroundings. Rockwood South Hill is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) that occupies 90 acres of picturesque forest and wetland about 3.5 miles outside the city center of Spokane, […]

D.C. Summit — Ticket Sales Close Monday, Don’t Miss Out

With about 2 weeks remaining until the Senior Housing News Summit in Washington, D.C., vendor tickets have sold out and only a limited number of capital provider / operator** tickets remain for the April 6th event in Washington, D.C. Purchase your ticket today before sales close Monday, March 27th at 5pm CST.  **Please note that if […]

Staffing Woes Keep Senior Living Leaders Up at Night

The senior living industry, like the American population, is in flux—and the amount of change is enough to keep industry folks up at night. Above all else, those in the senior living industry are most concerned about staff recruitment and retention, according to The State of Senior Living 2017 report from Perkins Eastman. The architecture firm surveyed almost 200 employees from […]

D.C. Summit — Three Weeks Away, Limited Tickets Remain

With only three weeks remaining until the Senior Housing News Summit in Washington, D.C., early bird tickets have sold out and only a limited number of tickets remain for the April 6th event in Washington, D.C. The event features some of the industry’s most captivating speakers that will discuss 21st Century senior housing, employee engagement and […]

Best Student Design 2016: A Futuristic But Realistic Senior Living Community

To paraphrase the late, great Whitney Houston: “Today’s architecture students are senior housing’s future.” And, if the winning Student Exhibition entry in the 2016 Senior Housing News Design Awards is any indication, the future of senior housing design is research-driven, centrally located and cutting-edge. This year’s winner was the brainchild of Willie Johnson, Kailey Smith, […]