Top News Stories in Senior Living Management - December 2015

Study Explores Investment Practices of Senior Living Organizations

In one of few studies of its kind, Cleary Gull reported the findings of its annual senior living study focusing on the investment practices of senior living organizations. In general, average allocation moved toward fixed income and cash. Top concerns for the future are market volatility, interest rates, and international turmoil.

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Top News Stories in Senior Living Management - November 2015

CCRCs Get a New Identity

A two-year initiative to rebrand “continuing care” has concluded with a new name for CCRCs. “Life Plan Communities” is the new term that LeadingAge, Mather LifeWays, and a host of partner companies will attempt to bring into wider use. LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix explains, “At the core of the decision to move to a community is having the right plan for what the next stage of life has to offer.” Interested community operators can access resources and download a launch kit to join in spreading the word.

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Top News Stories in Senior Living Management - October 2015

CBRE Reports Senior Housing Market Strong

Senior housing ROI surpasses that of other major real estate property types, according to a new report by CBRE National Senior Housing. The report looked at things like capitalization rates and investment returns and concluded that senior housing’s strong performance may be attributed to an increased risk that brings increased reward. The report also notes that, unlike other markets, senior housing experiences continuous rent growth despite fluctuations in the general economy.

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Top News Stories in Senior Living Management - September 2015

Health Care REIT and ALFA Get Branding Makeovers

Two major players in senior living are rebranding for the industry’s changing needs. Starting December 1, the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) will be known as Argentum. The new name, “derived from the Latin word for silver, conveys strength and a sense of gravitas while giving a nod to the ‘silver generation,’” according to the association.

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Top News Stories In Senior Living Management - August 2015

Here's what happened in senior living management last month.

New Research Shows Outlook Still Brilliant for Senior Housing Sector

The majority of respondents to a NREI/NIC survey believe new senior housing supply will keep pace with demand, despite the continuing uptick in construction. Q2 saw more units built than any quarter in the past six years, and nearly 7 in 10 respondents expect the construction trend to continue over the next 12 months.

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Top News Stories in Senior Living Management - July 2015

Here’s what happened in senior living management last month.

CDC’s STEADI Course Focuses on Fall Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new online continuing education course to help healthcare providers prevent falls, as part of its STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries) initiative. The free interactive course teaches providers how to screen older patients for falls, identify risk factors, and offer interventions.

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