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Addressing the Growing Number of Homeless Older Adults

You may have seen news reports about the growing incidence of homelessness in the U.S. In particular, one of the demographics that is growing in number is homeless older adults. There are a number of factors that are contributing to this troubling trend. What can we as a nation do to help ensure older members [...]

By |July 16th, 2024|

Can Retirement Communities Help Prevent a Sedentary Lifestyle?

The advent of streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have made it easier than ever to binge-watch your favorite shows. But as tempting as a good “Netflix and chill” session might be, research continues to mount showing the adverse health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. While the impact on older adults’ health can be particularly [...]

By |July 9th, 2024|

What’s the Difference Between a Nonprofit and Not-For-Profit?

When presenting at retirement communities and other venues across the country, we get asked a lot of great questions by our attendees. Recently, someone asked a question that others might have wondered about too: What is the difference between a nonprofit and a not-for-profit organization? It’s a great question because while it may sound like [...]

By |July 2nd, 2024|

Life Plan Community Occupancy Experiencing Steady Growth

Life plan communities (LPCs, also referred to as continuing care retirement communities or CCRCs) offer residents a unique value proposition. In addition to independent living residences, they generally provide a full continuum of care services to residents if and when they need them. While life plan community occupancy rates fared better than most other types [...]

By |June 25th, 2024|

Opening Your Mind to the Idea of Moving to a Retirement Community

If you’ve ever tried to start a fitness program or diet, or tried to stop smoking, you know that change can be hard. One might assume that making changes gets more difficult as we grow older. After all, you’ve likely heard someone referred to as “old and set in their ways.” But research shows that [...]

By |June 18th, 2024|

Outside-the-Box Solutions for Middle-Market Senior Living

We’ve written several blog posts recently that have garnered attention, including one on the growing market for luxury retirement communities, and a post on the ever-increasing number of affinity retirement communities. But as we’ve noted, it is important that the senior living industry also continue designing solutions that work for the so-called “Forgotten Middle” — [...]

By |June 11th, 2024|
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