‘Act Very Differently:’ Atria Senior Living, Sonida, Vi Retool Staffing for the Future

When it comes to senior living staffing, operators in 2024 must do things differently than before. Senior living companies have taken many steps to bolster staffing in recent years, including raising wages for employees creating new benefits and offering greater flexibility in scheduling. With a low unemployment rate of 4.1% nationwide, talent pools remain shallower […]

How Memory Care Operators Use Data, AI to Improve Resident Services

Faced with challenges on many sides, memory care operators are integrating technology into their operations, from  artificial intelligence to virtual reality and other tools. “It really streamlines the process and gives you immediate, actionable information to engage with the resident, making it a more personal experience, while also allowing the staff to engage without having […]

Senior Living Operators Carry Occupancy Momentum Into 2024 With New Strategies for Attracting Boomers

This article is part of your SHN+ subscription Senior living operators are now picking up the pace with occupancy,approaching – and passing – census levels last seen in 2019. Signs of the race for occupancy speeding up are apparent, given the broader industry’s 11th consecutive quarter of census growth. Some of the industry’s prominent operating […]

In the Pipeline: Vi Renovates Multiple Communities; Kendal Opens Enso Village in California

In the Pipeline is part of your SHN+ subscription 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. Construction: In Progress Vi pours millions into renovations across portfolio Vi is in the midst of a […]

Senior Living Referral Streams Thaw, But Some Return Faster Than Others

Referral streams that were frozen at the outset of the pandemic are starting to thaw as pent-up demand returns to the industry. Data from senior living sales and technology companies Sherpa and Enquire, along with firsthand accounts from senior living providers, tell the story that many referral sources are returning to life across the industry […]