John Andrews, Author at McKnight's Senior Living

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The Highlands provides seamless transitions for residents as they age.

Starting with good bones

The plumbing, heating and lighting of a community often are the most important facets in providing senior living residents with the comfort they need.

Photo by John Merkle.

Keeping keepers

There’s little doubting that senior living now faces a severe worker shortage, but new tools also are emerging.

Money for the asking

Money for the asking

Despite growing concerns about excess supply and changing industry dynamics, capital remains available in the senior living sector. Well-run operations have the best options.

Photo: Moments Captured by Vanessa

Strange bedfellows?

Once primarily a skilled-care service, rehab is increasingly entering the senior living domain as communities tout their therapeutic excellence as a marketing and admissions differentiator.

Finishing touches

Finishing touches

The right furniture is essential to create a welcoming environment that residents will find attractive, comfortable and therapeutic

Prototype pros and cons

Prototype pros and cons

Establishing a prototype design for replication across various communities can be an economical approach, but operators need to watch for pitfalls.

Take shivers out

Take shivers out

For many residents, the thought of bath time is cause for panic or alarm. But bathing doesn’t have to be that way if providers supply the right approach, environment and products.

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