Senior Living—A Place for Mom

  By Shawn Rader: Senior Living – A Place for Mom, published a guide for people looking for assisted living facilities.  It occurred to me that it might make sense for an ALF to review …

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 …

Co-Housing for Seniors

By Shawn Rader: In the October 4th issue of Senior Housing News, Tim Mullaney discusses the movement towards co-housing as a senior living alternative which might better address the issues of loneliness, isolation and depression …

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 …

IRS Finalizes Real Estate Safe Harbor for 20% QBI Deduction

  By: Amanda Wilson Section 199A introduced a 20% deduction for qualified business income (previously discussed here). To qualify for the deduction, income must be from a trade or business. Whether rental activity rises to …

Senior Housing Trends

By:  Hallie Fisher.  When searching for an assisted living facility for a loved one, the amenities most families look for are good food, friendly staff, and nice outdoor spaces. However, with increasing thoughtfulness regarding seniors’ …

Assisted Living strains to keep up with safety

A recent article in the New York Times reports on the problem in assisted living dementia care facilities of residents physically attacking other residents.  The estimate is that 8% of such residents are victims of …