crippling depression

Senior Blues: 5 Ways to Combat Senior Depression in Assisted Living Homes

In the United States, about 68% of adults aged 65 and older know almost nothing about depression. But approximately 7 million seniors struggle with depression each year. Elderly people who struggle with depression and anxiety should know there’s a solution. Even seniors in assisted living facilities have options in terms of coping strategies. Here are some ways to combat crippling depression in assisted living …

rules and regulations

5 New Assisted Living Regulations You Should Be Abiding By in 2019

Senior citizens come to live in assisted living facilities expecting the best care and the opportunity to live with independence and autonomy.  There is a fine balance in caring for them while ensuring their independence and following the rules and regulations within the industry.  It’s important for assisted living directors to know the laws of their state while managing their communities. …

housing investments

How Do Opportunity Zones Affect Senior Housing Investments?

Fact: Nearing the end of 2017, $6 trillion dollars of unrealized capital gains in the U.S. had accumulated. The best way to reinvest that money is through senior living investments in Opportunity Zones.  It’s about that time: the Baby Boomer generation is ready to settle down and will skyrocket the need for senior housing in the coming years. With this high …

Urban Development Trends

The Top 10 Urban Development Trends to Watch This Year

Over 55% of the world’s population lives in urban centers. The number is expected to rise by 1.5 times by 2045. What’s more, over 80% of the world’s GDP is generated in these urban centers. Since cities contribute significantly to sustainable growth, it’s important to have a realistic and approachable urban development plan. To be up to date in the …