Luxury Senior Living on the Rise

Senior Housing News recently published an interesting article on the increasing demand for luxury senior living (read the full article at http://seniorhousingnews.com/2016/08/23/luxury-senior-living-booming/).  The gist of the article is that many Baby Boomers are retiring with …

Are Hybrid Facilities the Wave of the Future?

Seniors Housing Business (www.seniorshousingbusiness.com) recently published a fascinating article on attempts by some senior housing operators to create facilities with a mix of independent living and assisted living residents.  Recognizing that couples moving into facilities …

What Will Interest Rates Do in 2017?

Our good friends at HJ Sims Investments recently published their “Market Outlook” for 2017, which features some interesting speculation on where interest rates will go under a Trump Administration. A key excerpt: It usually takes …

Making Seniors Housing Affordable for Middle-Class Residents

Senior Housing Business magazine’s October-November 2016 issue had an interesting “question of the month” – asking how to make the industry more affordable for the middle class.  Unsurprisingly, there were many differing opinions on the …

Your Predictions for 2017 (Part Three of Five)

Today we share with you responses to two different, but related, questions related to employee compensation and changes or potential changes in federal and state/local law regarding the same. The first question related to the …

Your predictions for 2017 (Part One of Five)

Last week, in connection with our Senior Housing Symposium entitled “Looking Back . . . Looking Forward” we surveyed our attendees to get a feel for where they predict next year will look like in …

CMS CRACKS DOWN ON SOCIAL MEDIA ABUSE BY NURSING HOME STAFF

By: I. Paul Mandelkern:  On August 5th the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memorandum to all state survey agencies requiring that during the next standard survey of a nursing home, whether …