CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

An unsung benefit of CCRCs

An unsung benefit of CCRCs

Many continuing care retirement / life plan communities offer a benefit that is not mentioned explicitly on their websites but could be a source of comfort to prospective residents.

NAHB names winners for 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

NAHB names winners for 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

Independent living, assisted living and continuing care retirement / life plan communities were among those 55+ housing types recognized at the National Association of Home Builders' 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

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.

Ohio Living is new name for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Ohio Living is new name for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, the largest not-for-profit operator of continuing care retirement / life plan communities in the Buckeye State, has changed its name to Ohio Living.

Spending at CCRCs highest in eight years

Capital spending at continuing care retirement / life plan communities is at its highest level since 2008, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings.

Video monitoring in LTC facilities: How is assisted living affected?

Video monitoring in LTC facilities: How is assisted living affected?

How do state laws regarding cameras in long-term care facilities affect senior living? Effects may vary by state, but one state's experience can be instructive.

Independent living hot with investors: report

Independent living hot with investors: report

Independent living offers the biggest opportunity for investment in seniors housing, according to the latest CBRE Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey, released Tuesday.

Prepare now for the coming shift in resident engagement

Prepare now for the coming shift in resident engagement

If offering an extensive variety of activities is your idea of resident engagement, think again. New research identifies four key dimensions of engagement.

Report details Virginia CCRC characteristics

Report details Virginia CCRC characteristics

Fee-for-service is the most common type of contract offered by continuing care retirement communities in Virginia, according to a benchmarking report released Tuesday by Ziegler and My LifeSite. The report also details pricing, accreditation and other information.

What's in a name? Your organization's future viability, that's what!

What's in a name? Your organization's future viability, that's what!

Just as family names were powerful in the story of Romeo and Juliet, names and labels are critical as we look to the future of the senior living sector.

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Feb. 10

Snow fun

Princeton, NJ

Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton in New Jersey ranging in age from 88 to 94 had a little outside fun after a snowstorm blasted the Northeast on Feb. 9.

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