Senior Living Leaders See Need to Overhaul Industry’s ‘Basic Operating Model’

Margin compression is forcing senior living providers to reconsider some of the most fundamental aspects of the traditional operating model. This was one takeaway from the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) conference that took place earlier this week in Scottsdale, Arizona. Covid-related margin pressure has been exacerbated by cost inflation and staffing pressures. After two […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2022

As 2022 begins, headlines are unfortunately reminiscent of 2020, featuring news of Covid-19 case counts, global disruptions to business and transportation, and even whole cities going into lock down. But for the U.S. senior living industry, history will not repeat itself in 2022. That’s thanks largely to the number of residents vaccinated against Covid-19 and […]

Movers & Shakers: Seasons Living Names Chief Investment Officer; Brookdale Names Chief Nursing Officer

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Not As Good As We Think: Memory Care Providers See Risks in Newly Approved Alzheimer’s Drug

In early June, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Aduhelm (aducanumab) to treat patients with Alzheimer’s disease — the first drug therapy in 18 years to receive approval. The approval is surrounded in controversy, however. In particular, much reporting on Aduhelm has centered on its cost and concerns about its efficacy […]

Problem Solvers: Keeping Senior Living Staff Engaged Despite Covid Fatigue

The Covid-19 pandemic has created myriad problems for senior living providers. But these problems are not insurmountable, and companies across the industry are devising creative solutions. In this series, we’re surveying industry leaders to highlight these actionable solutions. With Covid-19 surging in markets around the country, we kick off the series by asking: How do […]

Transform Podcast #24: Dan Williams of Seasons Living

Like senior living providers across the country, Seasons Living is facing a changed world and difficult situations due to Covid-19. In this episode of Transform, Seasons President and COO Dan Williams speaks frankly about the fear, trauma and grief that Covid-19 inflicts. He shares his reactions to the news that, for the first time, one […]

This Population Doesn’t Understand: Rising to Covid-19 Challenges in Memory Care

The coronavirus pandemic poses new challenges by the day to long-term care providers across the continuum. But the challenges are even more pronounced for memory care operators. Those challenges include limiting the ability of memory care residents to walk about freely and congregate with each other, and ensuring their daily routines are as unaffected by […]