August 01, 2016 - McKnight's Senior Living

Print Issue: August 01, 2016

Little change for occupancy

Senior living occupancy rates averaged 89.7% in the second quarter, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care. That marked a 0.3% downturn from the first quarter. Within the category, rates for independent living properties and assisted living properties averaged 91.0% and 88.0%, respectively. When compared to the prior quarter, the occupancy…

Assisted suicide expands

While assisted suicide remains highly controversial, it appears that more states are inclined to make the option legal for those beset by terminal conditions.

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.

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