Editor’s Picks: The Urban Development Puzzle

This week, we were eager to bring our readers a recap of Senior Housing News’ Summit event in Chicago. Our panels of experts discussed the changing face of technology in senior living and the need for middle-market products and services—an area largely ignored by the industry. Here in the newsroom, we were keeping it cool […]

Senior Housing Developers Make Strides in Underserved NYC Market

An international real estate firm and its real estate investment trust (REIT) partner have unveiled their design plans for a New York City senior housing project, drawing attention to the growing need for assisted living and memory care communities in the country’s largest city. Real estate firm Hines and Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), one of […]

WSJ: 6 Myths of Aging

The concept of aging may carry a negative connotation for many people, however, some of the most common presumptions about growing older are simply myths, according to The Wall Street Journal. In a recent article, the WSJ debunked six common myths about aging, from prevalence of depression and the inevitable creep of cognitive decline, to […]

WSJ: Lawsuits Shake Nursing Home Industry

Allegations of harmful treatment in nursing homes are garnering large sums of money from jury awards, pushing operators to flee certain states. Arkansas lawyer Brian Reddick tells The Wall Street Journal in a recent article he has amassed more than $100 million from jury awards in nursing-home suits. And now he and other lawyers are […]

WSJ: Senior Living Powerhouse Ventas Not Slowing Down

The largest real estate investment trust (REIT) nationwide’s stock price is expected to surge 30% in the coming 12 months, analysts say, and has caught the eye of the Wall Street Journal in an article this week.  The daily share price for Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) was $61.06 as of Friday afternoon. Michael Carroll, an […]