Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California
August 18 – 20, 2019
The senior housing occupancy rate in the U.S. decreased to 87.8% in the second quarter of 2019, from 87.9% a year ago. This represents the lowest occupancy level since the second quarter of 2011, yet some operators are maintaining 98% occupancy consistently year after year. These industry professionals will discuss some of the key tools and resources that contribute to high occupancy, why it’s harder to maintain high occupancy now than in the past and will get even harder in the future, and some of the trends and safety-related amenities that leverage network infrastructure.
West Bay Senior Living
Oakmont Senior Living
Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
What are developers and operators doing to promote an intergenerational experience? What geographic areas are hot or not? What potential does prefabrication serve in future senior living community development? This panel of industry experts will discuss the trends and hurdles in the development process from feasibility, through design and building delivery—as well as how owners and operators can maximize renovation and redevelopment of existing, older senior housing communities.
Flatiron Development Group
From 2016 to 2018, the average number of billion-dollar extreme weather disasters totaled 15 each year, more than double the number of events from 1980-2018. A FEMA spokesperson recently stated that “the need for forward-leaning action is greater than ever before.” Are your communities prepared for hurricanes, wildfires, floods, earthquakes, or an active shooter event? What about a different kind of emergency such as LGBT bullying, residents arriving with medical marijuana prescriptions—and what do we need to know about CBD products? These executives will share their experiences handling many of these types of situations.
Ridge Senior Living
Joy Organics LLC
Frontier Management, LLC
The senior housing industry has largely focused on the upper end of the income distribution, and government housing programs have helped low-income seniors. With a growing number of seniors caught in the middle, on top of mass unpreparedness for retirement, there’s a need and opportunity for operators to develop a new line of products. This panel of industry leaders will discuss challenges and best practices leading to successful operations of affordable housing and alternatives for the middle markets, as well as new possibilities with private pay.
Innovation Senior Management, LLC