There is a criticism that the senior living industry is too “cookie cutter” despite demand for more diverse options. In response, some forward-thinking players—among them senior housing celebrity Dr. Bill Thomas—are experimenting with smaller format communities. But the board-and-care home model that is popular in California is another template, and providers in other parts of the country are seizing on […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.