Trend Watch: Issues of Dignity in Senior Care

Progress in reforming the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes and other care communities for seniors. Changes to legislation governing important end of life decisions. Dignity violations and Medicare passes. These are current -- and noteworthy -- senior care ...

 
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School, or Senior Housing?

Creating a senior housing community out of a former school building: this has been a top trend in the industry throughout 2012. Renovation and retrofitting of landmark buildings that have stood vacant for years -- from schools, hotels, hospitals, churches and ...

 
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Making Senior Living Design More Distinctive

The words senior living tend to conjure a certain image, and one that would come to the minds of most: a sprawling, brand new building with immaculate landscaping, perhaps a fountain out front.

Leslie Moldow expands on this theme in ...

 
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Nationwide Assisted Living Provider Sponsors Beauty Pageant

If you agree that beauty is timeless -- and age has nothing to do with it -- you’ll love what this assisted living provider has done to celebrate it.

Last week, in Santa Ana, California, the second annual Ms. ...

 
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Group Seeks Funding for Affordable LGBT Senior Housing

A recent article in The Bay Area Reporter Online announced that Openhouse, a San Francisco-based agency serving LGBT seniors, is looking to secure $53 million dollars to develop the country’s largest affordable senior housing complex dedicated to this special population. ...

 
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Atria Senior Living Honors WWII Veterans

It’s not Veterans Day yet, and Memorial Day is behind us, but residents from Atria Senior Living communities across the country will observe a national day of remembrance this Sunday, August 12.

This article from the California-based online newspaper, The ...

 
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New Affordable Senior Housing Complex in California Emphasizes Arts

This news article from the Long Beach Business Journal proves that affordable senior housing is possible, and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring.

Introducing the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: a 200-unit complex for seniors that offers ...

 
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A Truly Unique Senior Living Renovation

Retrofitting is one of the hottest trends in senior living these days, and this California project may top them all.

We have covered stories about similar projects here on the blog: old schoolhouses converted to assisted living, abandoned churches transformed ...

 
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California Assisted Living Residents Connect with Students Through Letters

Communication has taken on a primarily digital form in the past decade, but that change has certainly sparked creative returns to the beloved old-fashioned medium: pen and paper. Introducing The Art of the Letter, an intergenerational program out of The ...

 
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Spotlight on Independent Living in California

At this time of year, many East Coast and Midwest natives may be dreaming about an escape to warmer climes. Dubbed the Golden State for good reason, California would definitely be a fitting destination. Whether you already live in CA ...

 
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