What’s the Greatest Challenge in Senior Living?

The challenges faced by senior living providers are plentiful – oversupply pressures, broken capital structures, obsolete properties and inadequate payment models. But the greatest challenge continues to be workforce.  

Senior Housing News examines the impact of soaring workforce-related expenses at a time when rent increases can’t keep pace with expenses and government aid fails to cover the cost of care and services.

Workforce challenges are the new normal and will not abate soon, meaning senior living providers must utilize a new playbook to recruit and retain staff while offsetting labor cost increases. While there are no easy answers or a one-size fits all solutions, creating a strong culture and supporting both the professional and personal needs of staff should be a concentrated focus for providers. 

To read more, see In ‘Mosh Pit’ of Senior Housing Challenges, Labor Expenses Wreak Havoc.

Back to news home »

Next Bring Generations Together at Your Community

Previous Top Trends in Aging Services: Preparing for Historic Changes


No one has commented on this article yet. Please post a comment below.

Add a comment

Members must sign in to comment

You must be a member to comment on this article. If you are already a member, please log in. Not a member? Learn how to join »

Log In