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Designing for senior housing staff retention

To solve senior housing’s biggest challenge, go back to the drawing board The headlines in senior housing news say it all: recruiting and retaining staff in senior housing is a huge challenge these days. Competition for the limited pool of applicants can be fierce. Competitive salaries can tilt the scales, but sometimes there simply isn’t…

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Recent seniors housing outlook report assesses industry and investor perspective

Pandemic and associated impacts continue to affect industry A recent report from JLL outlines the state of senior housing and the emerging trends in the industry. The annual Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey and Trends Outlook from JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle IP, Inc.) provides a picture of an industry in a state of change,…

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Building healthier senior living communities with pandemic lessons learned

Here’s how the COVID-19 crisis is steering the future of senior living Senior housing has undergone many changes since the advent of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and industry insiders recognize that changes will be far-reaching into the future as well. The reason: lessons learned from the pandemic offer valuable insights into building healthier senior communities…

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The importance of wayfinding in memory care settings

You can build new or remodel to meet projected demand We know the wave of baby boomers is coming, and with them, an increased need for memory care settings with appropriate wayfinding. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 20% of the population in the states will be 65 and older by 2030. And the Alzheimer’s…

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DBS Group to build new senior living facility in Eau Claire

The Beehive of Eau Claire has selected DBS Group to design and build a new, ground-up 14,000-square-foot senior living facility at 5059 Stonewood Drive in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The new facility will include 20 units of senior living, along with associated therapy areas, support care work areas, full kitchen, dining room, living room areas and…

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