McKnight’s Senior Living
by John Hall
Owner-operators and their expert “engagement” partners both agree that ensuring their residents feel home again is a tall order compared to tending their health needs.
Some seniors may welcome the change, free of mortgages and yardwork and house chores while bursting with the luxuries of rest and recreation. Others are easily overwhelmed in a swirl of emotions and fear.
What makes seniors wilt when they become residents instead of homeowners?
The reasons vary surprisingly from one generation to the next.