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If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.
The senior living industry has been among the top industries for post-recession job creation, and employment in the industry continues to increase, although the overall rate of growth is slowing, according to a new report from Argentum.
Looking back on our coverage of the senior living industry and the issues that affected it in 2016, several common themes emerge. Five are detailed in this year-end review.
Executives at senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities are placing increasing value on the ability of dining to attract prospective residents at the same time that workforce stability challenges their ability to manage food service in-house, according to the results of a new survey.
Wellness programs are one way that senior living organizations can help employees address their health issues, but some companies or their employees don't see the value, according to a new survey that risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company Willis Towers Watson conducted for Argentum.
Organizations representing senior living providers said Tuesday that they look forward to working with President-elect Donald J. Trump's choices to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, maintaining that both understand the issues confronting older adults and those who care for and serve them.
Research will be a focus of the senior living organization's relationship with the risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company.
Senior living operators are taking or considering several steps to address high costs related to benefits, according to results of a new survey by Argentum.
Senior living operators represented in LTC Properties' portfolio are seeing labor costs creep up, but the shrinking labor pool represents a greater challenge to them, Wendy Simpson, the REIT's chairwoman, CEO and president, told those participating in a third-quarter earnings call Thursday.
People who have this are more likely to consider careers in the industry, according to the results of a new survey.