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January 3, 2017 Article 2 min read
From operations and staffing to renovations and industry challenges, these "must read" blogs have actionable advice for senior living providers across the continuum of care.

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As we welcome what’s sure to be a successful 2017, we’d like to celebrate the success of 2016 by highlighting our most popular posts of the year.

From operations and staffing to renovations and future industry challenges, these “must read” blog posts have relevant data and actionable advice for senior living providers across the continuum of care.

What do McDonald’s hamburgers and senior living have in common? [Video]

What does McDonald’s and senior living have in common? Find out in this short video, which also offers straight-shooting advice on everything from pricing services to understanding the senior living market to starting a new development.

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Three things you need to know about staffing an assisted living/memory care facility [Blog]

Staffing levels are especially important to assisted living and memory care facilities as you balance meeting your residents’ needs, providing adequate staff support, and controlling operating costs. To help you manage this careful balancing act, there are a few things you should know about staffing your facility.


Housing for middle-income seniors looming challenge for senior living industry [Webinar]

Across the United States, 29 percent of older adults make up the middle-income market, a group that makes too much to qualify for traditional affordable housing but too little to afford even market-rate senior housing. With the senior population expected to blossom with aging Baby Boomers, our industry doesn’t have a lot of time to develop affordable options for this cohort.

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The next big challenge: Building & operating middle income senior housing [White paper]

Affordability is a major challenge facing our industry, but it is also an opportunity to have conversations about the underserved middle market as your organization looks to the future. In our white paper, we will help you understand what you need to plan for as you prepare for the future.

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The best way to handle relocating residents during a renovation [Blog]

For senior living owners and operators, moving new residents in, or current residents within, their communities is part of a daily routine. Yet even a task as routine as moving residents can turn into a complex ordeal when complicated by a large construction project. With these tips, you can make your next project a positive experience for your residents and staff.


The Plante Moran Living Forward team would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our clients and colleagues for a successful 2016. We hope you have found our blog a valuable resource. Please look forward to more insights into the senior living industry next year by subscribing to our blog.