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 …

Gift Giving During the Holiday Season

By: Hallie Fisher.  Gift-giving is an important part of the holiday season. Our society places a huge importance on gift-giving, and we all understand that gifts are a great way to show gratitude, friendship, and …

Hurricane Season is Here – Is Your Facility Ready?

Senior Housing News recently published an interesting article (https://seniorhousingnews.com/2019/07/30/5-months-no-electricity-what-insignia-senior-living-learned-from-its-hurricane-ordeal/) discussing lessons learned by Insignia Senior Living from when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico two years ago – and left their facility with no electricity for …

Senior Housing and the LGBT Senior Community

By: Shawn Rader.  The Real Deal reported a Thirty Million Dollar affordable housing project in Long Island aimed at the LGBT Senior community. It is open to all and is being funded by State and …

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 …

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’ …

Resident Default.

By: Shawn Rader. When a resident has failed to pay their monthly fee,  what remedy does the ALF owner have under Florida law?  It is not the same as a residential eviction under Chapter 83 …

Wellness initiatives

Wellness initiatives continue to be a larger part of workplace and living environments. This is also true in the senior living environment. There are many excellent programs and ideas meant to increase the wellness of …