Leaning In, Senior Living Style

Everyone’s talking about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book, and now it’s sparking an important conversation in the senior living world: why aren't there more women in executive leadership roles in such a female-dominated industry?

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Assisted Living Regulations Changing Again

While the changes may not be noticeable to assisted living consumers, nine states made significant major regulatory and policy changes in 2012, says this Senior Housing News article. The changes, most of which went into effect in January 2013, include the following: ...

 
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Assisted Living News: What’s Behind Changes for the Industry?

Assisted living is changing, and this recent ALFA (Assisted Living Federation of America) Update points to the Great Recession as the turning point for the industry.

According to the news article, a shift has taken place in assisted living: now, ...

 
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What’s Next for Continuing Care Communities?

On the whole, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) have fared well financially, even through the recent years of economic turmoil. Though most CCRCs finance themselves completely with long-term debt, one provider has taken a different approach, says this Senior Housing ...

 
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In Big Cities, Senior Housing Trends Go Against Flow

Denver, Phoenix, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Dallas. According to this recent article from Elizabeth Ecker at Senior Housing News, these metro areas in the senior care market are behaving differently in terms of recovery. Some of these cities have fared much better ...

 
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Aegis Living CEO Wants Young People to Work in Senior Living

Last week, Dwayne J. Clark touted the merits of a job in the senior living industry in his Huffington Post Business blog post: “The Senior Living Industry in Looking for a Few Good Young People.”

Clark, the founder and CEO ...

 
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No Boomer Business Boost for Senior Living?

We hear about boomers and the aging population all the time, but did you know that their dramatic rise in numbers won’t do much in terms of fueling growth in the senior living industry?

That’s what this new ...

 
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New Report Shows Pay Bump for Assisted Living Management

Indicative of positive growth in the industry, top-tier management professionals in assisted living facilities "had the highest salary increases among all management positions in 2011," says a new post from McKnight's Long Term Care News & Assisted Living. Details are published ...

 
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Senior Living Year in Review, Looking Ahead

In a mid-December post, SeniorHousingNews.com reviewed senior living industry highlights from 2011 and insights about what to expect in 2012. Some anticipate that healthcare reform will be a driving force behind future changes; others surmise that adjustments to Medicare and Medicaid ...

 
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WSU Offers Senior Living Management Classes

This fall, Washington State University business students benefit from an “industry meets academics” match-up, says a recent article from the WSU News Center.

A new class, HBM 497: Senior Living Management – offered via WSU’s School of Hospitality Business Management – features ...

 
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