Executive Forecast 2021: A New Era Begins for Senior Living

“Last year, we thought that the 2020s would be a transformative decade — what an understatement. 2021 will set forth a new era in health care and senior living at large as a result of the pandemic.” These are the words of Ascension Living President Danny Stricker, but numerous other top executives in the industry […]

Why Hipsturbias Remain Promising Senior Living Development Hotspots Despite Covid-19

The rise of hipsturbias — first-ring suburbs of metro areas attracting mixed-use development and fostering intergenerational living — was a top real estate trend heading into 2020. these areas have been disrupted by Covid-19, but their future still appears bright, including for senior living development. Positive demographic trends and a favorable market for housing sales […]

In the Pipeline: New Pocket Neighborhood in Texas; $140M Methodist Retirement Communities Project

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Submissions are currently open. Construction: Planned Active Adult Pocket Neighborhood Community Planned in Texas The pocket neighborhood trend is growing in the Lone Star State. Kara […]

Senior Living Industry Seeks to Expand a Covid-19 Hospitality Hiring Wave

Senior living providers have succeeded in recruiting displaced hospitality workers during Covid-19 — but some positions are harder to hire for than others. Just ask Adam Kaplan, founder and CEO of Solera Senior Living, a Denver-based senior living provider with three senior living communities under management today and another six in the works. In March, […]

Senior Living Industry Confronts New Infection Control Reality

Infection control procedures in senior living have come under intense scrutiny during the coronavirus pandemic. With the immediate crisis and response in the rearview mirror, providers are now turning to keeping their communities safe for the long haul, and are applying the lessons learned responding to the virus as states across the country gradually reopens. […]

In the Pipeline: Belmont Plans Mixed-Use Project in Los Angeles; RLC Opens Arkansas Community

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends and the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Belmont Village Eyes Mixed-Use Community in Los Angeles Belmont Village Senior Living is […]

Former MorningStar CFO Ranzan Joins Solera as President

Solera Senior Living hired Jamie Ranzan as president, in the latest hiring move for the growing Denver-based company. Ranzan comes to Solera from MorningStar Senior Living, where she was chief financial officer. She joined MorningStar in October 2016, as that company was beginning its own sustained period of growth, she told Senior Housing News in […]