WESTliving has bought Oakdale La Mesa, a seniors housing community in California.
Professionals who plan and manage senior housing and care facilities know that stimulating, comfortable and safe outdoor living spaces are an important component of design that fosters a higher quality of life for residents.
Many senior living operators could do a better job of attracting potential customers, a study by students at George Mason University has found.
Long-term care providers should consider a "flat" crisis management approach that relies on a core group of staff members, experts advised Wednesday at the LeadingAge annual conference.
GMK Associates Inc., has made Keri L. Moore-Muñiz the senior design manager in the Interiors Division. She will be customizing spaces for senior living and hospitality clients.
Average operating margins increased dramatically in the last year for nonprofit senior living companies, according to a recent survey of C-suite executives.
Men have been moving into memory care units at a faster rate than women, and providers are adjusting their services to this demographic shift, according to findings released Wednesday by a large senior care referral service.
One-fifth of caregivers take 6 months or longer to choose a senior housing option for a loved one, poll findsSeptember 17, 2014
A significant number of people take six months or longer to choose a senior care or housing option for a loved one, recently released survey results showed.
Long-term care leaders need self-awareness, partnerships to avoid the 'Founder's Trap,' CEO panel advisesJuly 22, 2014
Strong leaders must be vigilant or they could stifle a company's innovation and growth, a CEO panel said Monday at the 2014 LINK LTC and Senior Living Conference in Chicago.
Senior living spaces are sprouting up with accommodations for residents with a vast array of physical, developmental and other needs to make them comfortable
It took me decades to unravel, but I think I finally figured out why my parents had nine children.
Everything Mary Leary needed to know about tenacity and resilience, she learned at home. Her father lived a full life despite injuries from World War II that left him fully disabled and forced him to relearn how to walk and talk.
As part of a generally mishandled response after an aide raped a resident, a director at a Minnesota senior living facility defended the rapist and tarred the victim as a "flirt," according to allegations in court documents obtained by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Brookdale Senior Living and Emeritus Senior Living will merge through a $2.8 billion deal, in a move that Brookdale CEO T. Andrew Smith said will be "transformative for the industry." The expanded Brookdale will consist of more than 1,100 communities in 46 states, making it the nation's largest senior living company, executives said.
Brookdale Senior Living is known as one of the largest U.S. assisted living operators, but the Tennessee-based company has ambitious plans to establish itself as the national leader across the whole continuum of care.
'Universal' work teams, small-home designs bring Missouri its first taste of an increasingly popular new model of long-term care
Homebound elderly people might soon have easy virtual access to activities offered by senior living communities, thanks to the winners of the inaugural LeadingAge HackFest.
Glen Tipton, FAIA, has joined the Baltimore-based Hord Coplan Macht firm as a leader in the Senior Living practice
When talking to long-term care leaders about new construction or facility renovations, I hear the word "residential" spoken often, and with great excitement and pride. And I've accepted that a less institutional, more homelike building is indeed something to celebrate. But two things — a recent experience and a conversation — have gotten me thinking.
An improving economy, an aging nation and enhanced funding sources are fueling growth in the senior living sector, according to a leading industry analyst.
Every product or community goes through a life cycle that includes these stages: Development, Growth, Maturity, Saturation and Death. At Maturity, a product/community begins to become irrelevant, outdated and no longer competitive due to changing consumer demands.
Stability was a theme of 2012, at least among the biggest players in the senior living sector. The Assisted Living Federation of America recently released its annual list of the largest providers by total resident capacity, and the top 12 positions remained the same as in 2011.
Direct Supply recently introduced three new mattresses for senior living settings.
When it comes to delivering capital for senior living projects, mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have a long but checkered history.
Toyota recently unveiled a robot intended to help bed-ridden patients function more independently. The Human Support Robot is able to pick up things from shelves or off the floor and bring them to the resident.
There's no doubt about it: You have to hand it to the folks at Buckner Westminster Place. They can teach us all how to show gratitude, and be good neighbors.
To begin with, give potential residents (and their families) the greatest peace of mind about their pending decision by simply telling the truth. Get in your customers' heads and on their level.
Collaboration between senior living operators and the Veterans Administration is necessary to prevent the financial exploitation of elderly veterans, a leading provider group said Wednesday.
Real estate investment trust (REIT) Ventas Inc. on Monday said it is acquiring the real estate interests in 58 private senior living communities from Sunrise Senior Living Inc.
The Five-Star Quality Rating System devised by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services bears little relation to the actual views of residents, family members and staff at the facilities it ranks, according to a new study.