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Is Senior Living the New Best Medicine?

July 17, 2019

Last year, we heard the bad news—loneliness is as bad for your health as smoking (Cigna); loneliness could increase risk of dementia by 40 percent (Florida State University). Now it’s time for the good news: Senior living communities appear to be good for your health. The first-year results of the Mather LifeWays Age Well Study shows…

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Earn Your Sales Counselor Certificate: 3 Reasons This Training is Right for You

June 21, 2019

The senior living industry is growing rapidly and has an ongoing demand for workers. Sales professionals are no exception. Combine that growth with a desirable working environment and possibilities for advancement, and you’ll find salespeople from other industries exploring careers in senior living. That’s one reason Jason Rock, vice president – senior director of sales…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

June 19, 2019

ARIZONA AL Training Requirements – SIGNED BY GOVERNOR (SB 1244) Modifies the training program for AL communities to include training that is consistent with the training, competency and test methodology standards developed by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) for in-home direct care workers. Stipulates that the Board must prescribe rules for AL…

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Benchmark Founder Tom Grape Receives Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award From Mass-ALA

May 22, 2019

Waltham, Mass. – Benchmark announced that its founder, chairman and CEO, Tom Grape, has received the Massachusetts Assisted Living Association’s (Mass-ALA) inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. Grape was honored for his pioneering efforts over the last 30 years, which have led to the establishment and growth of the assisted living industry in Massachusetts and nationally. More than…

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Share Your Company Data for Argentum’s Annual Largest Providers List

May 13, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.) — For two decades, Argentum has been publishing a growing list of the largest providers in the senior living space. The list is built exclusively from voluntary and company-provided data via survey and rankings are determined based on total company units. This week, survey distribution will begin to gather details and data from…

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Argentum Honors 2019 Awards Recipients

April 17, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—This week, Argentum recognized extraordinary senior living employees and innovative programs at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The Argentum Hero Awards and Argentum Senior Living Community Leadership Award honor employees who represent the highest levels of excellence, caring, and dedication across the industry. Kim Campbell, an advocate for…

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Argentum’s Senior Living Impact Initiative Offers Data on the Widespread Effects of the Industry

April 17, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—Today, Argentum introduced Senior Living Impact at the 2019 Senior Living Executive Conference in San Antonio. The initiative was born from the need to share the story of senior living’s far-reaching impact at both the federal and state levels. In support of the initiative, Argentum partnered with Tripp Umbach, a nationally recognized consulting firm…

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Argentum Unites Behind Apprenticeship, Workforce Development Metrics

April 16, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—James Balda, Argentum president & CEO, announced an ambitious agenda today, at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in San Antonio, Texas, to recruit, retain, and measure the senior living workforce. A defined career path in the industry is critical, and Balda announced that Argentum will sponsor the first ever national apprenticeship for…

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Argentum Announces Partnership with National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe™ Program

April 16, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—Today, at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Argentum announced a partnership with the leader in food safety training and certification—the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe™ program. ServSafe is widely respected in the foodservice industry as the leader in food safety training, offering resources and examinations created by foodservice and…

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New Women in Leadership Initiative Guides Argentum’s Focus on Leadership Development

April 15, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—A new Women in Leadership initiative is serving as a focal point at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference, which kicked off today in San Antonio, Texas. The initiative, first announced in October 2018, is designed to celebrate the contributions women have made to the senior living industry and to create a pathway…

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Six New Directors Elected to the Argentum Board of Directors

April 15, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—Today, Argentum announced that six new directors have been elected to serve on the Argentum Board of Directors. Each of the new directors assumed their official roles today at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference held in San Antonio, Texas. The new directors elected to join the board include: Chris Cummings, SVP, Asset…

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Showcasing the 2019 Argentum Best of the Best Award Winners

April 12, 2019

Human connection has emerged as the common theme of this year’s Argentum Best of the Best award winners. By offering empathy to adult children, fostering bonds between residents and their peers, including young people in community activities, and inviting residents to plan their own programming, these four providers are bringing people together in new ways.…

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