The demand for affordable senior housing is growing rapidly. But successfully operating this asset class is challenging, as a large facility in the Lone Star State found. Westchester Plaza in Fort Worth, Texas—the largest assisted-living facility for Medicaid recipients in the state—will be closing its doors after 19 years later this summer, giving residents until Aug. 10 […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.