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Care Center Occupancy Takes Big Hit from COVID-19

On July 15, 2020 by Jeff Bostic

The Long-Term Care Imperative has recently finished a special analysis of occupancy data for the first half of 2020. As anticipated, the results show that the spread of COVID-19 had a major negative impact on care center occupancy in the second quarter.  However, the impact varied by region and did not hit every provider at all. 

Care Center Occupancy Data Shows Decline in 2019

On April 1, 2020 by Jeff Bostic

After showing some improvement in 2017, occupancy results for care centers that participated in the Long-Term Care Imperative annual occupancy survey have declined slightly throughout 2018 and 2019. Occupancy for 2019 was the lowest we’ve ever found, 87.1%, and it declined each quarter throughout the year. 

The Key to Serving Middle-Income Older Adults? Partnerships

On March 10, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

It’s a statistic that can’t be ignored: 54% of the 14.4 million middle-income older adults in 2029 will lack the financial resources to pay for seniors housing and care. We know it will take public and private collaboration to address this looming crisis. We also know there are steps providers should be taking now to be best positioned for these partnerships.  

Top Trends in Aging Services: Preparing for Historic Changes

On January 7, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

Senior living and care organizations are facing a time of great uncertainty, and the speed and diversity of change seems unparalleled. Health Dimensions Group (HDG) recently published its Top Trends in Aging Services: Preparing for Historic Changes list for 2020.

Home Remains #1 Choice for Older Adults; Assisted Living Ranks Second

On November 5, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Receiving long-term care at home continues to rank as the number one preference for adults age 50 or older, but almost one-fifth said they would prefer an assisted living facility. 

6 Areas Where Senior Living Must Improve

On September 10, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

How will senior living attract more residents and cultivate new revenue streams? The American Seniors Housing Associated (ASHA) has released a new issue brief that challenges the status quo and provides guidance for how senior living can improve.  

Disruptions and the Future of Senior Living: NIC Founder Bob Kramer Featured at Annual Meeting

On July 10, 2019 by Heidi Simpson

Bob Kramer, founder and strategic advisor for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC), will be a featured presenter at the upcoming Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, Sept. 17-20 at Madden’s in Brainerd.  

Salary Survey 2019 Forms Available

On June 4, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

The 2019 version of our annual salary survey was recently emailed to all members and human services contacts. The survey, a project of LeadingAge Minnesota, Care Providers of Minnesota and the Healthcare Human Resources Association of Minnesota, results in two comprehensive reports on employee compensation in care centers and senior housing settings.  

The More You Know: Older Baby Boomers’ Preferences on Aging

On March 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Safety. Being around family. Having access to the outdoors. Affordability. These are just a few key findings in a new noteworthy study from LeadingAge and NORC. 

Your Input Needed: 2019 State of Seniors Housing Survey

On February 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

To help provide a representative picture of the current state of senior housing, your input is needed for the annual State of Seniors Housing. All organizations that complete surveys will receive a complimentary copy of The State of Seniors Housing 2019, which compiles the survey results for comparisons to your own operations.  

Senior Housing: Demand Finally Catches Up with Supply

On January 15, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Consumer demand for senior housing is keeping pace with the increase in the inventory of new units, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). 

Survey Says: More People Willing to Move into Assisted Living

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Most people at or near retirement age would rather stay home than move into a senior living community, but the gap between the two options is narrowing, according to a recent article in McKnight’s Senior Living

Health Dimensions Group Previews Top Trends in Aging Services for 2019

On December 5, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Value-Based Payment, Growth of Managed Care Models, Continued Workforce Challenges, and Repurposing of Skilled Nursing Facilities are just a few of the 11 aging services trends Health Dimensions Group (HDG) has identified for 2019. 

New Report: State-Level Data, Affordability for Older Adult Housing Cost Burden

On November 20, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

A new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University presents a sobering look at the latest data on housing cost burdens for older adult owners and renters. Housing America's Older Adults 2018 features information on: 

LZ 200: New Annual Report of Largest Not-For-Profit Senior Living Providers

On November 20, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

LeadingAge and Ziegler has published the 15th edition of the LeadingAge-Ziegler 200 (LZ 200) Report.   

6 Trends Changing the Face of Intergenerational Senior Living

On November 14, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The traditional notion of a “senior” is no longer relevant, and the preferences and desires of today’s older adult is driving changes in senior living focused on an active lifestyle, outside community and avenues to share experiences, skills, knowledge and wisdom. In 6 Trends Changing the Face of Intergenerational Senior Living, Senior Housing News interviewed more than 20 leaders leading the change.  

What’s the Top Senior Living Expansion Strategy in 2019?

On October 23, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Acquisitions will continue to be the most common way senior living providers expand their businesses in 2019, according to a new survey from Capitol One as featured in McKnight’s Senior Living

It’s 2024. What Does Your Continuum Look Like?

On October 9, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Is your current continuum of services and supports up to the task of serving future consumers? LeadingAge Director of Residential Communities Steve Maag offers advice on how to find out. 

Data Available on Aging Services Across the States

On September 25, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

A recent report by the AARP Public Policy Institute provides valuable data on the population receiving aging services and the ways in which these services are provided, broken out by state. 

Hear Marketplace Trends at Annual Meeting

On July 31, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The 2018 Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum is Sept. 18-21 at Madden’s in Brainerd. Go BOLD is the theme of this year’s leadership conference, with speakers, sessions and events designed to explore what it means to lead in today’s complex environment and to navigate through the changes that will define the very future of senior living.

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