Under Pressure, Providers Go Big on Ancillary Services

Amid pressing business challenges and a changing resident demographic, the senior living industry is increasingly seeking out additional avenues to come out on top, with ancillary services playing an ever-larger role. These additional amenities and clinical services encompass everything from massage therapy and salons to dermatology and X-rays, administered on site at senior living communities […]

How Nonprofit Providers Are Powering Up the C-Suite

The nation’s largest nonprofit senior living organizations are growing in sophistication—and many now have the executive talent to prove it. More nonprofit organizations are hiring executives in positions the companies have never had before. Chief health officers, for instance, were the most commonly added C-suite executives among the providers in the LeadingAge Ziegler 150 in 2015, according […]

Movers & Shakers: Presbyterian Senior Living’s New VP, Corporate Medical Director

Presbyterian Senior Living Appoints New VP, Corporate Medical Director Presbyterian Senior Living, a not-for-profit provider of retirement and senior care services headquartered in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, appointed Dr. Steven Fuller as vice president and corporate medical director. In his new role, Dr. Fuller will lead Presbyterian Senior Living’s efforts to implement new clinical standards, develop systems […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/15/16)

(Photo of Regency at Summerlin, located in Las Vegas — Photo courtesy of KTGY Architecture and Planning) Construction: Planned Expansion Planned at Sagewood Community, Phoenix Located in northeast Phoenix, Sagewood Life Plan Community is expanding to feature a high-end independent living neighborhood, called The Estates. The Estates will have 24 luxury villas available in either single […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/28/16)

(Rendering of Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka, located in Minnetonka, Minn. — Photo courtesy of Cherrywood Pointe Senior Living) Construction: Planned Community Will Expand CCRC in Carlisle, Pa. A Presbyterian Senior Living CCRC will begin construction of 12 residential homes for independent living. Green Ridge Village already serves more than 300 older adults in  personal care, […]

New Report: Insights and the Future of Wellness in Senior Living

Whether it’s a yoga class, book discussion, camping trip or meditation garden, providers are working around the clock to keep residents well. Senior Housing News brings you a report that examines wellness in senior living from its definition to the return on investment providers are realizing. Senior housing is spending millions of dollars and thousands […]

Providers Spend Little, Save Big with Energy Upgrades

During and after the financial crisis, the senior housing industry set itself apart for being “recession resilient.” For some senior living companies, however, the financial crisis turned into a wake-up call. Leaders in these organizations found they needed to conserve more money, and fast—without making sacrifices that would negatively impact residents. And as some companies […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/28/16)

(Pecan Grove independent living building at the Highland Springs retirement community in Dallas — Photo courtesy of Erickson Living) Construction: Planned Episcopal Retirement Homes Plans $110 Million Renovations to 27 Communities Cincinnati-based Episcopal Retirement Homes plans to spend $110 million on renovating 27 of its communities nationwide, reports Cincinnati.com. The not-for-profit senior care provider will be investing in its […]

NY Times: Parents, Adult Children Live Together in CCRCs

Children caring for aging parents might have a new plan of action to consider. Now, some people are moving into continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) alongside their parents, reveling in the newfound ease of caregiving in such an environment and reaping the benefits of the facilities themselves. To date, very few adult children have joined […]