Senior Living’s Pivot to Wellness Reshapes Dining Programs

Senior living operations are shifting toward wellness in a big way, and this is reshaping their culinary offerings for residents. To assemble wellness-focused dining programs, providers are taking cues from outside the industry, such as the rising popularity of anti-inflammatory diets and juice bars, but adapting these trends for the senior living demographic. Still, it’s […]

Former Kimpton Hotels President to Lead Wolff’s New Senior Living ‘Resident Experience Company’

In 2016, private equity-backed multifamily real estate firm The Wolff Company announced an ambitious senior living development pipeline. Now, with three Revel-branded independent living projects open and 14 more in the works, Wolff is taking over ongoing management of the properties as well. The company has tapped a heavy-hitter from the hospitality world to lead […]

DISHED: Dining Redefined – Join Us This March

Elevate Your Dining Experience and Network With Culinary Pros Join us March 7, 2019 to network and learn from culinary experts as they share their strategies on redefining today’s dining experience in senior living. This event will sell out quickly, so act fast and request your invite today. Panel Preview: New Dining Formats for the Next Generation of Senior […]

Beyond Millennials: Senior Living Must Now Win Over Generation Z Workers

The leading edge of the “generation Z” age group has joined the U.S. workforce, meaning senior living providers need to be thinking about how to attract and retain them as employees. As the industry grapples with a labor crunch, the difference between staffing success and failure may hinge on operators’ ability to entice members of […]

How Evidence-Based Dining Programs Will Drive Memory Care Move-Ins

Today’s senior living decision-maker — often the adult child of a potential resident — grew up in the 1960s and 1970s, a time when television still fell into the category of “cutting-edge technology” and “making an informed decision” meant employing a mix of anecdotal evidence and national ranking systems. That generation is now aging into […]

Transactions & Financings: Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, BMO Harris

Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust Snatches Up Oregon Community Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, a public, non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, has for $92 million acquired Courtyard at Mt. Tabor, a 286-unit senior housing community in Portland, Oregon. Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust plans to break […]

6 Tips for Building a Data-Driven Memory Care Dining Program

Without significant medical advances, the year 2050 will see the number of people with Alzheimer’s double from today’s level, reaching nearly 14 million. The total number of dementia patients across the globe could triple during that timeframe, hitting 152 million. And no one agrees how to feed them. In interviews for a new report from […]

Join Senior Living Culinary Pros for DISHED 2019

Missed the 2018 DISHED event? Look at the video highlights from the event, then take this opportunity to ward off any impending feelings of FOMO by requesting an invite for the 2019 DISHED event hosted by Senior Housing News (SHN) on March 7, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Join over 100 culinary professionals in senior living next […]

Movers & Shakers: Brookdale Senior Living, Lifespace Communities, Sodexo

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