Affordable senior housing community nabs top-level green building certifications
Aug 30, 2023
An affordable senior housing development in Colorado is the first community of its kind in the United States to receive the “Plus” level of two key sustainability certifications, according to the International...
Environmental sustainability efforts gain recognition for CCRC
Jul 26, 2023
A nonprofit continuing care retirement / life plan community in Vermont is racking up awards and recognition for its work in sustainability and environmental stewardship.
‘World’s greenest’ assisted living community named among nation’s top 10 developments
Jul 19, 2023
A Seattle assisted living community is one of 10 developments — and the only senior living development — to be recognized for its overall excellence in design by real estate development and land use...
Solar installations have more senior communities keeping water hot, A/C cool and communities green
Jul 18, 2023
An affordable senior communities company has installed solar panels for electricity and hot water at four new locations.
Healthpeak reduces carbon footprint by 4 percent
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Jun 22, 2023
Denver-based real estate investment trust Healthpeak Properties reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 4% in 2022, for an overall decrease of 43% over the past 12 years, on a like-for-like basis. That’s...
CCRC’s sustainability initiatives get boost through resident partnerships
May 05, 2023
Being good stewards of resources is especially important to residents in the Pacific Northwest, and particularly among the residents of Rose Villa Senior Living, according to the continuing care retirement...
CCRC gets plugged in
Apr 26, 2023
Earth Day 2023 technically may be over, but at Collington, a continuing care retirement / life plan community in Mitchellville, MD, it’s just getting started. Find out more, and learn how to submit your...
Firms active in long-term care recognized for energy efficiency improvement efforts
Lois A. Bowers
Apr 10, 2023
Several companies operating in, investing in or serving senior living and care recently were honored by the federal government for their energy efficiency improvement efforts.
5 ways senior living leaders can modernize infrastructure to pave a path through climate change
Apr 06, 2023
By taking steps to update building systems with future-forward technologies and strategies, senior living leaders can ensure that they always are putting residents first.
Solar panels, vinyl siding recycling among senior living’s sustainability initiatives
Mar 29, 2023
A seven-acre solar panel project and a vinyl siding recycling program are among the latest sustainability initiatives from senior living operators.