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Effective Wait List Management – July 10 Webinar

On June 18, 2019 by Heidi Simpson

If your housing wait list has become unruly, ineffective or maybe it’s nonexistent, we have just the webinar for you. Attend Future Resident Program: Effective Housing Waiting List Management, a one-hour webinar on July 10.  

April 24: MN House Scheduled to Vote on HHS Finance Bill - Join Us at the State Capitol

On April 16, 2019 by Libbie Chapuran

The House is scheduled to vote on the Health and Human Services Finance Bill (HF 2414) on Wednesday, April 24. This bill would have a serious and potentially devastating impact on senior care. It’s time to have one more conversation with your lawmaker – and the best time to do that is at the State Capitol on the day of the vote. 

Housing and Homelessness - Impacts on the Elderly and Rural Areas

On September 18, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Two new reports demonstrate how Area Agencies on Aging across the country are responding to shifting demographics and challenges in their communities. 

Senior Living NOW is Aug. 16 – Register by Friday

On August 7, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

2018 Senior Living NOW is next Thursday, August 16 at Graduate Minnesota. It’s the one conference each year devoted solely to senior living. Friday is the last day to pre-register. 

Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program Congratulates 34 Graduates

On July 17, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

LeadingAge Minnesota’s Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program concluded on July 10 with 34 professionals receiving their Certificate of Completion. 

Senior Living NOW is Aug. 16 – Early Bird Registration Deadline is Friday

On July 17, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

2018 Senior Living NOW is August 16 at Graduate Minnesota. Opening the annual conference, devoted entirely to senior independent and assisted living, is a keynote presentation by Margaret Wylde, PhD, CEO of ProMatura – There’s No Place Like Home: Helping Your Customers Find their Home in Your Setting.

Out of Reach: Wages Don’t Support Housing Needs for Senior Living Workers

On June 19, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Jobs in senior living and care centers will continue to be among the fastest-growing types over the next decade, but wages continue to be a barrier to staff recruitment and retention. 

“Normal Wear and Tear” and Security Deposits in Senior Housing

On June 12, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Managers of Senior Housing and Housing with Services Establishments are often in the position to determine what is considered beyond normal wear and tear when an apartment is vacated, and what will be recovered from a damage deposit. 

Urban Appeal: Development Trends & Considerations in Senior Living

On May 15, 2018 by Guest Contributor

When people think of the rental population in big cities, they often picture young professionals looking to advance in their careers before making a move to the suburbs later in life. While there are still plenty of urban renters that fit that profile, new stats reveal an interesting trend. Between the years from 2009 to 2015, the largest increase in the renting population was for the age group of 55 and older, which increased by 28 percent. 

Beginning May 1: Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program

On April 4, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

Back by member request, the Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program is May 1, June 5 and July 10. Attend three separate days for proven practices in marketing and selling your community. 

New Resources: Occupancy Trends in Care Centers, Workforce Trends in Housing with Services

On March 20, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

Occupancy in care centers has improved slightly over the past year and key indicators in workforce trends show a mixed result in Housing-with-Services, according to recent surveys by the Long-Term Care Imperative. 

Save Affordable Housing: Tell Congress to Reject Proposed Cuts

On March 13, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The proposed 14 percent cut to HUD programs will have a devastating impact on voucher and public housing programs that serve more than 750,000 senior households. Act Now! Tell Congress: More HUD Funding, Not Less. 

New LeadingAge Ziegler 150 Shows Continued Growth in Independent and Assisted Living

On January 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

In the last 10 years, the average annual growth rate in total units among the 150 largest nonprofit senior living systems in the United States was 3.1 percent, according to the 2017 edition of the LeadingAge Ziegler 150. Most growth occurred primarily through expansion. 

Health Dimensions Group Presents 5 Tips for Maximizing Senior Housing

On November 21, 2017 by Jodi Boyne

It's a tough market right now for senior housing. Now is the time for senior housing providers to implement and embrace sales fundamentals to reach or maintain their goal occupancy levels.  

Senior Housing Summit Explores Niches, Funding and More

On October 24, 2017 by Jodi Boyne

The 2017 Senior Housing Summit on Oct. 26 will explore key topics on developing senior living options, including exploring unique niches, trends and best practices, and capital market strategies. Expert staff from LeadingAge Minnesota will provide a Senior Housing State of the Market report at this annual summit hosted by Ebenezer and the Minnesota Real Estate Journal. 

Assisted Living Occupancy Drops, Investor Interest Grows

On September 26, 2017 by Jodi Boyne

Senior housing investors appear to be undeterred by ongoing occupancy pressures and are purchasing assisted living property at an accelerated pace, according to a new report from Marcus & Millichap as reported in Senior Housing News

DHS Hosts Listening Session to Make Connections Between People and the Services They Need

On September 19, 2017 by Bobbie Guidry

People often have many needs, but the services don't always work together. The Minnesota Department of Human Services is hosting a series of listening sessions to help make important connections between people and the resources and services they need to ensure a high quality of life. 

Registration Deadline Approach for Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program

On September 13, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The highly anticipated Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program begins in two weeks, spanning three course days over three months. The last day to register is Wednesday, Sept. 20. 

Sales & Marketing Certificate Program is All New, Begins Sept. 26

On August 22, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The most comprehensive, in-depth training on sales and marketing for senior living communities is returning this fall for LeadingAge Minnesota members. After a four-year hiatus, the popular Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program has been completely updated and expanded for today’s marketing environment. 

Raising the Bar in Assisted Living: Apply Now for Executive Director Certification

On August 22, 2017 by Jodi Boyne

The Senior Living Certification Commission has announced it is now accepting applications for the fall Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) exam. 

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