In an Active Adult or Senior Community every resident’s home is unique. There are, however, some common elements you should look for that will enhance the enjoyment of living in your house. As a matter of fact, each and every residence and common space in an Active Adult Community should contribute to a feeling of […]
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 […]
How On-Site Doctors Benefit Residents of Active Adult Communities and Senior Living. How many times have you heard of this scenario? “My husband woke up and didn’t feel well. I asked him to call his doctor to make an appointment. He said he wanted to give it a day. The next day it wasn’t any […]
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 […]