Senior living industry leaders are remembering Anthony James "Tony" Mullen as a trailblazing, passionate advocate of seniors housing and care as well as a good friend. Mullen died Saturday after having a heart attack. He was 61.
Capital Senior Living's first national public health initiative to better protect residents from the effects of the flu resulted in "significant reductions in infections, hospitalizations and deaths nationwide," CEO Larry Cohen said Tuesday on the company's fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings call.
The American Seniors Housing Association launched a new Senior Living Hall of Fame and inducted six industry veterans at its annual meeting.
Senior living communities already know that marketing to a prospective resident includes marketing to the older adult's grown children because they are decision-influencers. Perhaps now it's time for communities to regularly market to those adult children as prospective residents themselves.
Increased lumber costs and a labor shortage continue to be concerns in seniors housing construction projects across the country, according to a new brief prepared for the American Seniors Housing Association by The Weitz Co.
The tax reform bill passed by Senate Republicans in the early morning hours Saturday threatens the future of Medicare, Medicaid, senior housing and home- and community-based services, according to one provider group.
Provider groups continued to express concerns over provisions in the $1.5 trillion tax reform legislation that passed 227-205 Thursday in the House of Representatives and in the tax reform bill under consideration in the Senate.
Advocates for senior living and affordable housing have expressed opposition to H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives, because it eliminates the medical expense deduction and tax incentives for senior housing construction.
A five-year study of more than 2,000 life plan community residents by the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging and Northwestern University will try to determine the effects that living in such a community has on residents' long-term health and wellness, the institute announced Tuesday.
Chicago-based Enlivant Senior Living for the first time is ranked among the top 10 largest senior housing owners in the United States on the 2017 ASHA 50 list.
Four senior housing and care provider organizations have teamed up with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud and share resources that those leaders, in turn, can pass along to colleagues, residents and families.
Inflation, a lack of workers and the price of wood and steel continue to be concerns in seniors housing construction projects across the country, according to a new brief prepared for the American Seniors Housing Association by The Weitz Co.
The Trump administration formally has indicated its intent to rescind the Obama-era "persuader rule" that would have required employers to publicly report all union-related communication with attorneys.
American Seniors Housing Association President David Schless talks about the progress seniors housing has made — and the road ahead.
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.
A labor shortage in the construction industry is one of the driving factors behind continued inflation for senior living construction projects in every region of the country, according to a new brief prepared for the American Seniors Housing Association by The Weitz Co.
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.
Keith Johannessen, president, chief operating officer and a board member of Capital Senior Living, died Tuesday after battling cancer, the company announced Wednesday.
I spent some time at a senior living community at the invitation of the Where You Live Matters campaign and realized that seemingly small things can add up to a memorable first impression for prospective residents. And those same things can factor into the resident and staff experience, too.
Websites are the most effective way for many senior living operators to conduct their marketing, according to industry professionals responding to a new survey.
A federal judge Wednesday issued a permanent injunction preventing the Labor Department from requiring employers to publicly report all union-related communication with attorneys, as well as information about fees and arrangements.
Canceling changes to overtime regulations that are set to go into effect Dec. 1 would reduce private-sector employers' payrolls and compliance costs and would increase profits, according to an analysis released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office. It also would increase real family income.
Leaders of organizations representing operators and others in senior living say they look forward to working with President-elect Donald J. Trump and members of his administration to advance causes important to the industry and the people associated with it.
Eleven people share what they believe is needed for senior living success in the future.
Brookdale once again tops this year's ASHA 50 lists of owners and operators of senior living communities in the United States, released Wednesday. The lists do contain some changes from last year, however.
Organizations representing senior living communities and those who work at them have negotiated a discounted rate on the license required to show DVDs and other programs that are protected under intellectual property rights.
A new report from the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living is designed to help communities improve quality and increase value in the evolving healthcare system. The project falls under one of the four areas of focus that the group recently reaffirmed at a strategic planning meeting, CEAL's executive director tells McKnight's Senior Living.
The tight labor market for skilled labor and trades in the construction industry is resulting in higher-than-expected cost escalation for seniors housing projects, according to a new issue brief.
A bipartisan bill that would maintain the medical expense tax deduction for older adults at 7.5% of adjusted gross income would spare at least 5 million seniors from a tax increase in 2017, according to the American Seniors Housing Association.
The new overtime rule finalized by the Department of Labor on Wednesday "is not only the right thing to do; it's good business," Vice President Joe Biden told the crowd gathered at a press conference in Columbus, OH, where government officials discussed the changes. Senior living trade associations do not agree.