Moving Beyond Status
Quo in Senior Living
CHALLENGES FACING TODAY’S SENIOR LIVING POPULATION
Today’s competitive senior care industry has raised the bar dramatically on the level of care and innovation, driven by
the expectations of a new generation of seniors. In many ways, this represents unchartered territory for an industry still
struggling to shake free of old “nursing home” stereotypes and negative public opinion.
As senior living community operators struggle to improve occupancy rates, most continue to operate under tight
budgetary restraints. Pressure continues to mount from investors and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) to
demonstrate strong performance numbers and growth. And, by all indications, performance expectations will continue
to rise, while budgets continue to tighten.
Balancing high expectations of quality and affordability has put the squeeze on senior
Moving Beyond Status Quo in Senior Living
CHALLENGES FACING TODAY’S SENIOR LIVING POPULATIO
The chart below details some key speciﬁcs related
THE EMERGENCE OF THE STRATEGIC PARTNER Moving be
A recent survey3 found that Strategic Partnership
Strategic Partnerships are used in providing serv
Let’s look at how the Strategic Partner model tac
Not all Strategic Partners are equal in quality.
Moving Beyond the Status Quo In today’s complex
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