As someone who is developing a senior living community for the future, I do a LOT of research about the latest developments and trends in senior housing and living. Here’s some of what we discovered about the lay of the land for 2016 and beyond. Note: This might be too business-oriented for some readers’ tastes; I won’t be offended […]
In the News
A recent article on the Red Capital Group Newsletter was entitled, “How Senior Living Designs Lack Courage”. (That’s not all that’s missing, but it’s a good start.)
Another article calls new investors in the senior housing sector “Dumb Money”.
So, here we have an industry that lacks courage to innovate, yet one that is so threatened at the possibility of new ideas and new entrants playing in their “sand box” that they call us “Dumb” and hope we will go away. Well, I think the “Dumb Money” is getting smarter every day and may give the “Old Boys Club” a run for their money. Here’s why:
Tip for Seniors: Strolling for Mental Health A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows what all of us know intuitively: Walking in nature improves your mental state. If you are a senior living in an urban environment (for whatever reason), the best you can hope for is an age-friendly city planner that […]
Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disorder that damages and eventually destroys brain cells, leading to a loss of memory, thinking and other brain functions. Ultimately, Alzheimer’s is fatal.
Recently, there has been research showing that some cases of Alzheimer’s are actually misdiagnosed.
When the media reports on sensational, titillating 911 calls, damaging misinformation often flourishes. CPR, stands for cardio pulmonary resuscitation. This is a method of trying to restore circulation and breathing for a person who has no pulse or is not breathing. The downward force exerted on the chest by CPR can result in fractured ribs, […]