Senior Living Communities Not Immune from Staffing Shortages

By: John Ruffier Seemingly everywhere you go these days you hear about worker shortages – in restaurants, stores, factories – the list goes on and on. Not surprisingly, senior living communities and their operators are …

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 …

Insurance Costs Expected to Rise for Senior Living Facilities

Senior Housing News, always a favorite information source for the Lowndes Senior Housing Practice Group, has a great new article regarding rising liability risk and liability insurance costs affecting senior housing communities – which includes …

The Employment Challenge in a Rising Wage Economy

Senior Housing News recently ran an article/editorial discussing the impact that wage pressure is having on the ability of Senior Living Communities to hire and retain staff without blowing the P&L.   In Central Florida, where …

Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $8.46 in 2019

By: Rachel D. Gebaide & Jill Davis Simon Florida’s minimum wage will increase effective January 1, 2019 as follows: Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 21 cents from $8.25 to $8.46 per hour. Florida’s minimum …