Circumstances for Senior Living
Under what circumstances would you look at Senior Housing?
The number one choice for Seniors is a startling answer in many ways. Contrary to popular belief that moving into Senior Housing limits independence, the number one circumstance that would compel Seniors to consider Senior Housing is to maintain their independence! Does Senior Housing provide greater independence for Seniors when compared to living with Family members? The belief that congregate Senior Living provides independence is a game changer. This has not been seen in our data prior to this year, and we’ll be watching to see if this trend continues in the years ahead.
It is important to note that Senior Housing cannot extricate itself from the fact that, as an industry, we are providing healthcare. Senior Housing is an option that Seniors turn to when a healthcare incident occurs.
Only 5% of Seniors chose isolation as a circumstance that would lead them to look at Senior Housing.