Senior Living Trend Watch: Making Homes Meet Care Needs

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Eldercare Trends was our theme for the last #ElderCareChat of 2013. A surge in multigenerational homes was a trend that participants viewed as a positive one, and this recent New York Times news article supported it. In ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 12/18/13 Recap: Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Eldercare Trends

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 54 attendees took on the trends -- eldercare trends, that is. Not surprisingly, given we were talking about the future, technology was a major theme of the chat. With many new and returning participants from Canada, ...

 
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Technology Trend Watch: An Exclusive Interview with GE’s Bronwyn Medley

Technology seems to be one of the hottest topic across elder care blogs these days. Our very own #ElderCareChat on the subject hit the Twitter trending list a few weeks back (review the recap here), and ever since, it seems ...

 
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Checking In: 2012 Senior Care Trends

At the beginning of a new year, everyone’s looking at trends to come. This Senior Housing News post, published in January 2012, listed what industry experts expected to be the top ten trends for aging services; among them, higher acuity ...

 
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Senior Care Around the World: India Breaks with Tradition

The major demographic shift that is molding senior living communities of the future is happening outside the United States too. Increased longevity, aging boomers, and the continual breakdown of the traditional nuclear family: although the economy has forced many families ...

 
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Hotel or Assisted Living? Hospitality Tips from ALFA

Wondering about the latest trends in senior living development? To name a few, room service, red wine, golf carts, bandwidth, acoustics, inclusivity. To sum it up in two words, per this new article from the Assisted Living Federation of America ...

 
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Senior Living Trend Watch: The Evolution of Bathroom Design

Senior living providers are paying attention to bathroom design, and the focus is not on integrating modern colors and updated textiles. According to Trends in Senior Living, a new report shared by Thomas M. Lee of The Fox Group (California-based ...

 
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Changes in Senior Housing Industry: A Numbers Game?

Boomers and seniors are adding to their numbers every day. You don’t have to be a population scientist to know this; the facts about the “age wave” are all around us, surfacing in national, state and local news headlines ...

 
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Convenience a Top Dining Trend in Senior Living

Country kitchens, bistros, and room service: residents in senior living communities want convenience, flexibility and options when it comes to their dining experiences, according to this blog post from Geneva Designs on the latest trends.

Per the article, a number ...

 
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Senior Living Providers Find Potential in Troubled Properties

The economy has been the common denominator for many of the housing market’s woes in recent years. But after years of shouldering the majority of the blame, things may finally be turning around – at least in a small corner ...

 
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