for the Senior Living Industry?
Will operators continue to “cut costs” – even when it entails reducing services for the residents?
Will the focus continue to be on “need-driven” admissions and move-ins?
Will the average age of residents continue to increase while the average length of stay decreases?
Will new development and innovations continue to stagnate?
Will the “Aging in Place” movement continue to gain strength with seniors choosing to buy more services that help them stay in their personal residences?
Is this the year that:
a) The industry begins to prepare for the changing demands and needs of new generations of potential residents? [READ MORE]
b) Progressive visionaries challenge the “status quo” in design and operational philosophies? [Update to Follow]
c) More emphasis is placed on providing a quality lifestyle for the resident, regardless of his/her medical (physical & mental) limitations/capabilities? [Update to Follow]
d) Operators embrace new technologies to provide a stronger value proposition as a viable alternative to the prospect remaining in their own home? [Update to Follow]
e) New entrants from outside the industry and foreign investors assume leadership roles with new energy and vision? [Update to Follow]