Senior living advocates told McKnight’s Senior Living they will continue working with policymakers and others to try to ensure that middle-market adults have housing and care options as they age.
Serving middle-income older adults could be an answer to the occupancy and oversupply challenges facing senior living operators and developers, Eclipse Senior Living CEO Kai Hsiao told those attending a Health Affairs event Wednesday.
A landmark study released this week paints a sobering portrait of senior living affordability for many older Americans. It also should send this strong message to many operators: Change or else.
Fifty-four percent of the 14.4 million middle-income older adults in 2029 in the United States will lack the financial resources to pay for senior housing and care, and a combination of public and private efforts will be needed to address the looming crisis, projects a study funded by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care and published online today by Health Affairs. Two people associated with the research shared insights with McKnight’s Senior Living.
Modest rate increases necessitated by imbalances in supply and demand offer senior living operators in some U.S. markets a marketing opportunity if they’re willing to change their thinking, according to executives with Seattle-based A Place for Mom. The senior living referral service has released its latest National Senior Living Cost Index.
Staffing and Medicaid reimbursement were two pressing issues for operators that emerged from a recent survey commissioned by the Florida Assisted Living Association, the organization’s CEO, Shaddrick A. Haston, Esq., told McKnight’s Senior Living.
The occupancy rate for senior housing across the United States in the first quarter of 2019 increased 0.1 percentage point from the previous quarter, to 88.1%, according to data released Thursday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
The Government Accountability Office on Monday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to address a recommendation made in its January 2018 report on assisted living and said it would be monitoring CMS to see what actions it takes.
It’s no secret that more assisted living communities are competing with skilled care operators for high-need residents. But a recent piece in the New York Times is sure to raise troubling questions about this emerging strategy.
Bathing is the most common activity of daily living with which residents of assisted living or similar residential communities need help, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. The report sheds light on the characteristics of the 28,900 residents in such communities who were provided long-term care services as of 2016.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics sheds light on the characteristics of the 28,900 assisted living and similar residential care communities that were providing long-term care services as of 2016.
We’re at an inflection point for the integration of healthcare into assisted living. It’s time to stop talking and start doing something thoughtfully and intentionally.
Assisted living communities in Minnesota would be licensed via a new multi-tiered system under a proposal that state Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm shared during a state senate hearing last week.
The 21st annual “Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report” has been published, with details about assisted living administrator pay and more.
The National Quality Forum for the first time has endorsed a set of assisted living customer satisfaction measures, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, developer of the measures, said Thursday.
There are challenges but also exciting times with numerous opportunities. It is a good time to be in senior living.
Assisted living communities can breathe a sigh of relief now that Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has signed the agency’s final rule regarding the disposal of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals.
Workforce issues will continue to be a dominant challenge in the senior living industry in 2019, according to leaders of several organizations representing providers. But they are entering the new year with plans to address these and other issues.
Here’s a look at some of the news that occupied many minds in senior living over the past year.
Positive views of assisted living and continuing care retirement communities continue to grow as aging preferences change, suggests new research.