Senior Living Plays Tug-of-War With Baby Boomer Expectations

The next generation of residents is already shaping senior housing, but some of the ways continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) have been preparing for this cohort could be all wrong. An emphasis on high-end services and amenities and, in turn, expensive price tags might put luxury living out of reach for many seniors. Additionally, the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/9/14)

Construction: Planned Developers Plan $10 Million Senior Housing Project for Kokomo, Ind. The NRP Group LLC, a Cleveland, Ohio-based developer, this month announced plans to pursue a $10.2 million senior housing project in Kokomo, Ind., reports local Kokomo Tribune. NRP will submit a proposal to the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority for housing tax […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/2/14)

Construction: Planned Development Group Plans Construction of Henderson, Nevada Project to Include Senior Housing Developers of a massive, $1.2 billion multi-use development including a senior housing component are readying to break ground in Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas.  The long-planned project has been met with its share of hurdles, but local reports indicate the project […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/25/14)

Construction: Planned HCP Seeks $108 Million Redevelopment for Mixed-Use, MOB Project HCP, Inc. plans to purchase an aging assisted living tower in Fort Worth, Texas and redevelop it into apartments, retail, medical office and parking, reports Forth Worth Business Press. The Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment  trust (REIT) is seeking $3.9 million in reimbursement for […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/18/14)

Construction: Planned Ohio Senior Living Community Plans $20 Million Expansion Otterbein Senior LIfestyle Choices is planning a $20 million expansion to add more housing to its continuing care retirement community (CCRC) campus in Lebanon, Ohio, reports Dayton Business Journal. The project will create 83 independent living units across 20 new buildings, among them will be 17 […]

For CCRCs, the Future is ‘Grow or Die’

CCRCs are looking to grow now more than ever — but they aren’t looking anything like their decades-old counterparts. Some are still breaking ground or building additional units onto their existing campuses, but many more are looking to new, alternative ways to grow more efficiently and cost-effectively. Satellite communities and partnerships are two of the […]

Cluster-Model, Open Spaces Top List for Memory Care Design

Reimagining landscape and living spaces are crucial when designing dementia care facilities to not only meet residents’ needs, but better serve their emotional and socialization behaviors as well, a new report by a leading architecture firm and Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) finds. Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative and AFA teamed up to examine best design practices and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/24/14)

Construction: Planned Kendal at Ithaca Plans $39 Million Expansion and Renovation Project Kendal at Ithaca, a senior living community in New York, recently announced plans for a $39 million expansion that will include renovations to the community’s dining, wellness and fitness programs, among other areas, reports The 105-acre campus is currently awaiting final approval […]

The Winners are In: Best of Senior Living Design 2013

Senior Housing News today announced the winners of its first-ever architecture and design competition. A panel of expert judges worked tirelessly to choose the best-of senior living across seven categories. We are pleased to announce the winners and congratulate them on their well-deserved success. The 2013 winners for the best of senior living design are: […]