John Andrews, Author at McKnight's Senior Living

John Andrews

Most recent articles by John Andrews

A treat for all five of the senses

A treat for all five of the senses

The design team tried multiple design scenarios during the planning stage. After a quarter-century in business, First Colonial’s renovation opened interior spaces, while enhancing residents’ dining and wellness options.

Form meets function

Eye-grabbing furnishings can make an initial positive impression on prospective
residents and their families. But vendors remind us that looks are only part of the equation.

Keeping a balance

Keeping a balance

As more senior living organizations offer memory care services, a new challenge has arisen:
how best to preserve independence without sacrificing choice and autonomy.

Maintaining memory

With demand escalating for memory support services in the senior living sector, operators
have a full plate of factors they must consider as they improve care and services for residents

Worker’s paradise

Low-income seniors shouldn’t have to settle for cheap, cookie-cutter housing as their only independent living option, say the folks who developed the Cottages at Cathedral Square, a new 32-unit residential community in Belleville, IL.

More peace and quiet

With more senior living facilities focusing on making their environments more homelike, there’s a problem when ubiquitous surveillance cameras, constant security buzzers and flat-screen TV monitors give the décor the look and feel of a prison

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