Ideal for developers, operators, lenders, and consultants, this comprehensive reference provides practical information on all aspects of developing and operating assisted-living, congregate, nursing, and continuing-care retirement facilities. It covers key topics such as business and tax structuring, product development and trends, licensing and regulatory issues, finance, health care, discrimination issues, HUD programs, joint ventures, demographics and marketing, and liability concerns. Case studies of invative projects describe the tools and success strategies that others have used and the pitfalls to avoid. A CD containing more than 200 business forms for managing a seniors' care facility is also included.
Paul Gordon is a senior partner with the San Francisco law firm of Hanson, Bridgett, LLP, has been working with seniors housing and care providers since 1975, and is the author of Developing Retirement Communities and Developing Retirement Facilities . He has written or consulted on articles on retirement community development and operations published in magazines such as Consumer Reports, Contemporary Long-Term Care, Multi Housing News, the National Real Estate Investor, the Practical Real Estate Lawyer, Provider , and Urban Land , and newspapers such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal . He lives in San Francisco.