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Surviving and Thriving Through Change

June 19, 2020

The only thing certain is change—and senior living is no exception. The industry has been rapidly shifting throughout its growth. Extraordinary, creative restructurings and new strategies have risen as enthusiastic responses to a multitude of resident choices and changes. Integrating new technologies; bringing in new activities, programs, and food; making rapid discoveries about health, human…

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The Effort to Get Heroes The Protection They Need

June 18, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, senior living providers have experienced grief, collaborated in heroic efforts, and been challenged continually to ensure safety and health for all in their communities. Two significant difficulties are navigating the often confusing and conflicting guidance issued by regulators and finding urgently needed additional critical care equipment, protective gear, and testing supplies…

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Providers and Partners Fulfill Their Missions, Far and Wide

June 18, 2020

“There will be some new heroes before this is all over,” wrote Michel Augsburger, chairman and CEO at Chancellor Health Care, LLC. He’s correct. There are too many heroes to name, even as of early May, when this is being written. Even on a normal day, people in this industry go above and beyond. During…

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Changing Perceptions About Aging Means Changing the Words We Use

June 18, 2020

Carol Burnett once said: “Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.” Words matter. Words label and define us. In the same way that none of us would expect to hear “old folks’ home” used today, so too do we hope to retire outdated expressions that no longer define the work we…

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Argentum Announces Inaugural LEAD Cohort

June 9, 2020

(Alexandria, Va.) – Argentum announced today the inaugural cohort for LEAD, the organization’s leadership development program for the senior living industry. The 27 professionals selected, representing 14 senior living owners and operators, will participate in a series of networking and training opportunities, culminating at the 2021 Senior Living Executive Conference.  Connecting the program to real-time…

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New Chair, Members Elected to the Argentum Board of Directors

May 18, 2020

(Alexandria, Va.)—Argentum announced today that  Pat Mulloy, managing director, Commodore Capital, LLC was elected to serve as the new chairman of the Argentum Board of Directors. Most recently, he served as vice chairman on the board. A foundational architect of the business model and mission of today’s senior living and “passionately committed to this industry,” Mulloy practiced law for 20 years before founding…

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COVID-19 News & Media Coverage

May 8, 2020

For Seniors, Digital Content Offers Entertainment and Engagement (iAdvance Senior Care) Coronavirus Pandemic Led to Surge in Alzheimer’s Deaths (Wall Street Journal) Four generations of family have first in-person reunion in months (WMDB, Central Illinois Proud) Face-To-Face Visits Resume At Illinois Long-Term Care Facilities (Peoria Public Radio) Outdoor Visits are Now Available at Long Term Facilities (WHOI-TV [ABC…

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What’s Next on the Menu: Fresh, Clean Choices

April 9, 2020

The following is excerpted from an interview on culinary services over the next decade. Thandi Baxter-Magro Vice president of marketing Sodexo Seniors North America Don Bunden Manager, solution development Sodexo Seniors North America Baxter-Magro: A few key trends have definitely arisen: There’s the empowered consumer; the baby boomers have higher expectations. Another is digital transformation:…

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Next-Decade Design Makes Good Health a High Priority

April 9, 2020

Senior living was, is, and ever will be concerned with health, safety, and infection control—but quality of life is just as important. Throughout the coronavirus threat and into the foreseeable future, providers and designers will be seeking ways to simultaneously make any residence as much a place that people want to live as a place…

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Argentum, ASHA Launch FastMatch for Displaced Workers

April 7, 2020

Argentum and the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) have announced a new resource to guide workers who have been displaced due to the fallout from COVID-19 into employment opportunities in senior living. The latest data from the Department of Labor shows that more than 10 million Americans have filed for unemployment in recent weeks and…

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2020 Argentum Conference is Now Virtual — New Dates Announced

March 27, 2020

We have been working very closely with our event partners and the city of Tampa regarding viable options for Argentum’s Senior Living Executive Conference in Tampa, FL, scheduled for May 18-20. In our discussions, we are noting the tremendously challenging work being done by senior living employees at all levels to protect our residents from…

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Argentum Statements on the Coronavirus

March 4, 2020

Updated: May 22 Statement in response to the announcement of a $4.9 billion distribution by HHS to nursing facilities impacted by COVID-19 “While Argentum appreciates that the Administration is supporting nursing homes, we remain disappointed that it continues to overlook the senior living industry, which is caring for the same vulnerable population and has equally…

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