Wellness, Dining Innovations Show Senior Living Industry Can Go Bolder

The senior living consumer base is evolving, and the historically sluggish pace of senior living innovation must speed up to meet new expectations and desires. Luxury is being redefined, palates are becoming more discerning, and coveted younger residents are more sophisticated about what “wellness” means and how their living environment is involved. These were among […]

Movers and Shakers: Goodwin Living Appoints COO; Commonwealth Senior Living Bolsters Marketing and Sales Team 

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‘Way of the Future’: Senior Living Operators Envision Next Generation of Niche Communities

Senior living operators have long developed communities catering to specific groups with niche and affinity-based offerings. But as a new generation of senior living residents approaches the industry, they are adapting that model to meet the changing habits of prospective residents. From changing habits to evolving social needs, operators are keeping up with new trends […]

A New Senior Living Operating Model Comes Into View After 2 Years of Disruption

Senior living operators have been enacting changes in operations since the Covid-19 pandemic began, but some adaptations have been fleeting while others have proven longer-lasting.  Recent conversations with several executives — including with large providers such as Brookdale, Frontier and Senior Lifestyle — highlight that operators now have committed to new practices across essentially every […]

Watermark, Aegis, Wake Robin Adapt to New Economics, Operational Demands of Senior Living Dining

Two years ago, every senior living dining program in the country pivoted in accordance with the pandemic — and in 2022 many of the same challenges still apply. Staffing pressures and some lingering restrictions on in-person dining have made keeping residents nourished and happy more challenging than arguably ever before. At the same time, many […]

Dished: Senior Living Providers Feed a Growing Appetite for Farm-Fresh Fare

The senior living industry is increasingly looking to local farms to help feed residents, and while the practice isn’t always cheaper, many providers agree it is the wave of the future. Chicago-based senior living provider Pathway to Living launched a farm-to-table dining program in May to bring fresh produce to its residents. Similarly, Vero Beach, Florida-based […]

Dished: Meatless Meals Gain Steam in Senior Living Dining Programs

As the baby boomer generation looms over the senior living industry, providers are starting to serve what they like to eat in preparation for the day they move in—and in some cases, that means trading a T-bone steak for a block of tofu. Fresh food and plant-based options have gained popularity amid the rise of other senior living trends […]