If You Build It, Will Seniors Come?

A recent article from Senior Housing News reports that occupancy rates for senior living are at a four-year high (in the fourth quarter, they rose to 89.1%, up one percentage point from the year prior, says the piece). Clearly, there is ...

 
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More Senior Living Communities Seeking LEED Certification

Minnesota, California, Maryland, Pennsylvania. Senior living communities in these states have received the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and are setting the stage for new construction (or perhaps renovations) of the ...

 
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Boston Ski Resort Under Construction, Set to Open as Senior Living

We have reported on quite a few unique “retrofits” here before -- a church transformed into senior living, an old schoolhouse, a hotel -- but this one may be the most intriguing of all: a ski resort.

Destination North Andover, ...

 
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Senior Living Communities Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle with Retrofitting

Back to school at age 88? On the East Coast, Academy Point at Mystic is an assisted living community situated in the former Mystic Academy School Building in Connecticut. Head west to Everett, Washington, where residents at Washington Oakes independent living ...

 
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