Operators Adjust to Shifting Labor Landscape

Hiring and retaining good employees was already one of seniors housing operators’ top challenges before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Despite the many new problems that the outbreak presented, many in the seniors housing industry saw a potential silver lining: With

In the Seniors Housing Sector, a Sense of Recovery is Growing

For more than a year, seniors housing operators have battled rising vacancy, pressure on net operating income and uncertainty about the future as potential residents steered clear from property tours and lease commitments. Those difficulties have created a tough financing

CBRE Survey: Investors Expect Full Pandemic Recovery in 2022

DALLAS — Seniors housing has shown strong resilience to the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the vast majority of operators reporting pent-up investment demand and positive leasing trends in the first half of 2021, according to the CBRE

New Supply Puts Brakes on Occupancy Recovery in Private-Pay Seniors Housing

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Private-pay seniors housing occupancy remained flat in the second quarter of 2021, holding at 78.7 percent, according to new NIC MAP data, powered by NIC MAP Vision. Though COVID-19 cases in senior living properties dropped significantly in the last quarter, occupancy has not turned

Greystone Partners with LeadingAge on New Story Collector Portal

IRVING, Texas — Greystone, a senior living consulting firm based in Irving, has partnered with LeadingAge, the association of nonprofit providers of aging services, to provide a portal for member stories to be gathered, organized and published across multiple media

Brookdale Occupancy Rises, Showing Signs of Pandemic Recovery

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) has reported that occupancy across its portfolio has increased for three straight months, signaling a start to the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Occupancy at the end of each month rose

Post-Pandemic Considerations for Acquisitions and Renovations

By Sarah Daniels Planning ahead is never easy, but in the world of senior living construction, acquisitions and renovations, it makes everything that follows easier — and often more cost effective in the long term. The need to future-proof seniors housing

JLL: Investors Are Looking Beyond the Pandemic

CHICAGO — Although the seniors housing industry still faces many challenges, long-term demand still has the sector on a trajectory of growth. That’s according to JLL Valuation Advisory’s fourth annual Seniors Housing Investor Survey and Outlook, released last week. Construction

ASHA Announces Senior Living Hall of Fame Class of 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), a D.C.-based advocacy organization for the seniors housing industry, has announced the 2021 inductees to the Senior Living Hall of Fame: Carl Campbell of CAMLU, Robert and William Thomas of Senior

Personalizing Wellness: Using Data to Promote Resident Health

Seniors housing technology has long been focused on health and safety — keeping residents safe from falls, managing medicines and addressing health changes that require a doctor’s oversight. But the future of seniors housing may lie more in the direction

How to Stay One Step Ahead of Increasing Technology Needs

A smarter tech strategy requires a future-flexible network. By Deanna MacCormac, Corning Optical Communications Telehealth, resident tablet programs, touchless building automation, reliable high-speed Internet, campus-wide communications, remote-monitoring, wearables, sanitation robots — all of these technologies are becoming an important part

InterFace Panel: Development Pushes Forward Despite Many COVID Delays

Seniors housing construction has continued during the COVID-19 pandemic — but perhaps not on the developers’ original timelines. “We have seen just about every obstacle thrown at us, from government shutdowns to disruptions in the supply chain to subcontractors contracting