Is It Time to Break Up with Your Operator?

Investors should seek out managers with low turnover, local knowledge and solid standardized practices. By Jess Stonefield Market demographics are just one set of factors that impact a seniors housing investment. Another factor, and arguably a more important one, is

Are We Missing the Mark with Baby Boomers?

Independence, technology and affordability hold the keys to winning them over. By Dean Maddalena, President, StudioSIX5 What do boomers want?  It’s the question on everyone’s mind as we near the entry of the first baby boomers into senior living. Approximately

James Flynn Oversees Melding of Three Brands

CEO of Hunt Real Estate Capital is tasked with consolidating Lancaster Pollard, RED Capital Group and Hunt into a lending powerhouse. By Matt Valley It may not be a household name just yet, but ORIX USA is certainly making its

Question of the Month: Labor Impact on ROI

With workforce expenses continuing to pose a challenge to operators, should investors lower ROI expectations? Tech softens the blow By Geert Houben Founder & CEO Cubigo It’s been well noted that 2020 is poised to be a year of disruption,

Active Adult: With Great Opportunity Comes Great Challenge

Collaborations with builders and designers could help developers achieve profitability in this growing sector. By Drew Blaylock, Director of Preconstruction, ARCO Living Group As developers work to stay in front of the changing seniors housing market, the development of active

What Seniors Want Now

Change your approach to resident engagement, as demands have shifted drastically. By Eric Eichhorst, Director of Sales and Marketing, Applewood Since I started my senior living career in 2004, resident interest drivers have changed and changed again, several times over.

The SHB Interview: Tana Gall, President, Merrill Gardens

Executive returns to her old position at a time of explosive growth for the owner-operator. By Jeff Shaw Tana Gall is returning to a familiar role at a familiar company. Gall took over the reins at Seattle-based owner-operator Merrill Gardens

Six First-Impression Pitfalls in Seniors Housing

Don’t let the small stuff damage your move-ins. (Editor’s Note: Bobby Towery passed away suddenly in October 2019 shortly after submitting this column. With ProMatura’s permission, we are publishing it in memoriam.) By Bobby Towery, ProMatura A few overgrown bushes

Company Profile: United Group of Companies

United We Stand Owner-operator United Group of Companies finds success using its diverse real estate background and targeting middle-class seniors. By Jeff Shaw When real estate developer United Group entered the seniors housing sector in the late 1990s, it sensed

Question of the Month: Storylines for 2020

What will be the biggest storyline in 2020? Is this our rebound year? By Aron Will Vice Chairman, National Senior Housing CBRE Capital Markets With construction waning and the culling of many non-strategic assets having taken place over the past

Technological Tools Need to Talk To Each Other

Considering interoperability can boost a facility’s bottom line. By Danielle Myers, general manager, Status Solutions Operating a senior living facility is a huge undertaking. The endeavor to improve residents’ quality of life, while also maintaining a work environment that keeps

How Artificial Intelligence Can Humanize the Senior Living Experience

New technologies can help residents, care providers and families alike. By Fahad Aziz, co-founder and CTO, Caremerge Navigating the transition to senior living isn’t only daunting for incoming residents. Over the next 15 years, the population of Americans over the