Senior Housing Occupancy Rates – The Road to Recovery

By: Matthew McMurtrey In a recent article published by Senior Housing News, Chuck Sudo discusses senior housing occupancy rate predictions for 2021. Many older individuals chose to suspend their plans to move into senior housing …

Florida Adopts $15.00 Minimum Wage

  By: Rachel D. Gebaide, Morey Raiskin and Rasheem Johnson On November 3, 2020, Florida voters approved Amendment 2, which raises the state minimum wage to $15.00. The increase goes into effect over time, with the minimum wage increasing …

Should Assisted Living Facilities Venture into In-Home Care?

By: Shawn Rader Recently in the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Alina Tugend published an article pointing out that while early long-term care policies did not cover in-home care, more recent ones permit coverage for caretakers from …

CDC Guidelines for Assisted Living Facilities

By Shawn Rader The CDC has composed guidelines for ALFs to follow during the pandemic to best protect the lives of residents, who by age and preexisting conditions, are most susceptible to the Covid virus. The …

Florida Issues Rules Permitting Senior Living Visitation

By: John Ruffier and James Walson Since March, the Division of Emergency Management for the State of Florida has suspended visiting rights at senior living facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic to all but “compassionate …

Changes to Dining Plans in Senior Housing

By Hallie Fisher: Baby Boomers will be the next generation to enter independent and assisted living facilities, and those who move by choice will be discerning when it comes to choosing a facility. It’s no …

How Will Medicare Rule Changes Affect Senior Housing Communities?

By John Ruffier Since the 1970s, Medicare beneficiaries have had the ability to receive Medicare benefits through private health plans (mainly Health Maintenance Organizations) as an alternative to the traditional Medicare program administered by the …

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 …