As the marketing discussion continues about what continuing care retirement communities should be called, a more subtle — and potentially more profound — change is quietly taking root.
Are the people who run certain retirement communities unfeeling monsters with no concern for the well-being of residents? I don't think so. I think they are just like me, and many others who manage communities.
Ziegler announced the closing of the non-rated, fixed-rate $32.8 million tax-exempt Series 2014A and $260,000 Taxable Series 2014B Bonds for the Sierra Winds Life Care Community Project.
Spending on nursing homes and continuing care retirement communities is expected to roughly keep pace with total U.S. healthcare spending during the next decade, according to the annual "National Health Expenditures Projections" report released last month.
Ziegler has announced the successful closing of a $24.16 million refunding transaction issued by the North Carolina Medical Care Commission for Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community.
Spending on nursing care and continuing care retirement communities is expected to roughly keep pace with total U.S. healthcare spending during the next decade, according to a government report released Wednesday.
Do you think nursing home or CCRC staff members should have their own personal liability insurance?
Former resident's family member helped blogger access nursing home to photograph Sen. Cochran's wife, authorities sayMay 28, 2014
Investigators say that three more people, in addition to the political blogger originally arrested, have been charged as alleged conspirators in the unauthorized photographing of a U.S. Senator's wife in her nursing home room. One of the newly charged individuals has a connection to the continuing care retirement community involved and might have helped the blogger gain access, Mississippi authorities added.
Brookdale and real estate investment trust HCP Inc. have announced plans to create a $1.2 billion continuing care retirement community joint venture.
Kisco Senior Living held a groundbreaking ceremony for The Cardinal at North Hills on Tuesday.
Lancaster Pollard has assisted National Church Residences with two financings at $30.5 million, including an obligated group with outstanding tax-exempt bonds.
Ziegler has closed $73.47 million in financing for MRC The Crossings. In December 2012, MRC purchased approximately 19 acres and began funding the pre-development and marketing costs of a continuing care retirement community.
French method used to enhance dining experiences, and menu choices, at south Florida continuing care retirement community
Alberta Momoh, RN, MSN, is the new director of nursing at Ashby Ponds in Ashburn, VA.
Arbutus Park Retirement Community does not just deck the halls for the holiday season. It lays down rails.
Erickson Living's Charlestown campus in Catonsville, MD, is the nation's largest single-site, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, according to rankings recently compiled by investment bank Ziegler.
Appalachian Christian Village, a CCRC in Tennessee, has partnered with Status Solutions to introduce Motion into Meaningful Information (MIMI) mobile health monitoring. The system is being used for the village's Personal Care Plus program, which is for independent living residents.
Continuing care retirement community executive directors are earning an average annual salary of $148,007 this year, which is close to a 6% increase from 2012, according to a new report. CCRC chief financial officers and controllers saw comparable salary increases as executive directors, the report states.
After seven years, Greenfields of Geneva becomes a reality for Illinois seniors, featuring a luxurious setting overlooking a golf course.
If there's one thing long-term care operators contemplating the coming years should know by now, it's this: There are no guarantees. That's worth keeping in mind as various can't-miss strategies that ensure future success are being pitched your way.
What does a not-for-profit council do for a mostly for-profit association like AHCA?
The incoming continuing care retirement community resident is healthier, more technologically savvy and increasingly informed, a new report suggests.
Executive directors of individual CCRC campuses must fine-tune their tool kits to keep their facilities top of mind with consumers, and ahead of the impending sharp curve of consumer preference. Complacency and "resting on your laurels" will not have a place in tomorrow's market.
In 2007, Project Looking Glass provided some groundbreaking insight into the mature market. Now, in 2012, researchers are back to look at changes in retirement living related to economic issues, demographic trends, and incredible advances in technology.
While some long-term care providers and their residents might worry about feeling cut off from the rest of the world as the aging process takes hold, that's clearly not the case at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD.
Continuing care retirement communities can improve their occupancy rates by incorporating senior move management services into their move-in enticement options.
Many states are not prepared to meet seniors' needs as they grow older and should look at more housing assistance that can accommodate them, suggests a new report.
Ziegler recently announced the closing of a $77,030,000 fixed-rate issue for Friendship Village of Tempe. FVT is the largest life care CCRC in the greater Phoenix market. The 46-acre community offers 572 independent living units (comprising both garden homes and residential apartments), 67 assisted living beds, and a healthcare center that includes 128 skilled nursing beds, 24 memory care rooms, and 14 hospice beds.
The market for long-term care services is likely to grow at a rate of 5% to 6% per year, a new study finds. Healthcare market research publisher Kalorama estimates the long-term care market in 2010 was $258 billion in its new report, "Long Term Care Market: Nursing Homes, Home Care, Hospice Care, and Assisted Living."
The nation's largest continuing care retirement community will receive a very special visitor today: Memogolo Semane Molotlegi, The Queen Mother of The Bafokeng Nation in South Africa. She will be visiting Riderwood in Silver Spring, MD, to learn how to apply American-style senior housing concepts in her community.