Dining for Dollars

  In the past the dining room in any assisted living facility was considered comparable to a dispensary—a necessary service facility for the residents.  Over time, some ALFs dressed them up with dress codes, decorations …

Six Things To Know About the New Pass Through Income Deduction

By:  Amanda Wilson The ownership structures for senior living facilities often involve pass-through entities such as partnerships and REITs.  The tax reform legislation that was signed into law last month introduces a deduction for pass-through …

Arbitration and Eviction: A Recipe for Delay

By: James Walson.  Leases in an independent living component of an assisted living facility will often contain an arbitration provision.  Although arbitration can be helpful in reducing litigation expenses, arbitration can lead to significant delay …

What Caregivers Can Do to Create a Dependable Bedtime Routine

Adequate sleep is essential to good health. Unfortunately, sleep can be difficult for elderly people and their caretakers, particularly among elderly people who are disabled. Physical pain, emotional stress, or challenging sleep environments can make …

Are Your Partnerships Ready for 2018?

By:  Amanda Wilson While the news is filled with the ongoing tax reform activity in Congress, there is one tax change that is already in place to take effect January 1, 2018 – the repeal …

Demand for Employees Expected to Continue to Grow

It’s no secret that finding and keeping good employees is one of the keys to the success of any senior living facility.  Owners and operators are  having to become more and more creative in offering …

Baby Boomers Continue to Push the Trends in Senior Living

Baby Boomers spent more money in life on leisure activities than previous generations,  and will therefore demand the types of lifestyle they have experienced.  Restful rooms with Wi-Fi connections, expresso bars and cafes with healthy …