Technology and the Human Connection in Senior Living

By Hallie Fisher:  Technology has been making our lives more convenient for decades, and nothing has highlighted this reality more than the pandemic. It is now the norm to have groceries and gourmet food delivered …

Balancing Care and Protection Against Quality of Life

(New York Times, August 14, 2020) Early in the pandemic, 40% of deaths were residents or staff members of long term care facilities.  As a result, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ordered a …

What will happen to my 2020 Property Taxes?

By Brendan Lynch:  As the pandemic continues to ravage many industries, senior living facilities continue to stand apart as specially impacted properties. From the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, these facilities have been in the …

Small-House Senior Living in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Matthew McMurtrey: In the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for small-house senior living operations may increase. According to a recent Harris Poll survey, over one-third of urban dwellers have stated that the COVID-19 …

Preparing for the Next Covid-Like Outbreak

By John Ruffier:  Senior Housing News recently featured an interesting article discussing the new and increased focus of senior living communities on infection control.  Smart leasers are looking beyond the short-term obligation to deal with …

A Shout Out To Senior Living Workers

By John Ruffier:  At a recent Marcus & Millichap webinar on COVID-19’s effect on the Senior Housing industry, a speaker made what we found to be a salient point:  while the media and general public …