Nation’s First GLBT Assisted Living Facility to Open in January

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) will debut the United States’ first full-time GLBT assisted living facility in New York City in January of 2012. Mayor Michael Bloomberg approved an “Innovate Senior Center” contract Wednesday for the center, which will be based in Chelsea but provide services to non-residents in all five boroughs of [...]

US Assisted Living Facilities Inspire Senior Care in China

By the year 2050, the number of seniors in China will exceed the entire population of the United States. But how is the country going to provide adequate assisted living opportunities for its elderly? It seems that China is looking to models in the United States for its future facilities. Columbia Pacific and Emeritus Corporation [...]

Eco-Friendly Assisted Living Home

Cypresswood Estates in Houston, Texas is the first LEED Platinum certified green housing facility for seniors in the country. The 88-unit retirement community, made for people ages 55 and older, boasts sustainable features like saltwater pools, solar panels, rainwater collection for landscaping use, recycled concrete walkways, and highly renewable wood used in the cabinets. While [...]

Concerns Raised Over Florida’s Assisted Living Facilities

As Florida’s population of seniors continues to rise, concerns about the quality of the state’s assisted living facilities does, too. Officials have expressed the need to shut down more homes that abuse their residents, administer fines upon facilities that continue to break laws, and employ more rigorous training and quality standards for workers in assisted [...]

Assisted Living Homes Embrace Homelike Feel

The Kansas City Business Journal recently covered SeniorCare Homes LLC, which has been working on creating assisted living homes in the state which are more homelike. Historically, assisted living homes have often felt more institutional, and these homes have not been popular among seniors or residents in the community where they are located. This is [...]

Assisted Living Facilities Increasing in Popularity With Investors

There is a trend occurring in the United States where more companies are shifting away from skilled nursing homes, and moving towards assisted living facilities for seniors. A recent article posted on details this type of scenario that is taking place with one such Birmingham-based company, Kandu Capital LLC. Director of acquisitions and co-owner [...]

The Ins and Outs of Assisted Living Homes: A Graphical Guide

Finding the right Assisted Living home can be a daunting task for many children of seniors and their loved ones. There is a lot of information to consider and work to be done when touring facilities and trying to choose the best option. Luckily, there are many great guides out there to help you know [...]

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