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Pathway to Living Promotes Sue Schaefer to Regional Director of Operations

January 19, 2020

CHICAGO—Pathway to Living, a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior housing and senior housing arm of Chicago-based real estate investor and operator Waterton, promoted Sue Schaefer of Lake in the Hills to regional director of operations. Schaefer will oversee operations and the implementation of Pathway’s award-winning VIVA! lifestyle at Illinois’s northern-area senior living communities,…


Pathway to Living’s Azpira Place of Lake Zurich Promotes Carissa Mok to Executive Director

January 19, 2020

LAKE ZURICH, Ill.—Azpira Place of Lake Zurich, an assisted and supportive living community, promoted Carissa Mok of Arlington Heights to executive director. Formerly Azpira Place’s VIVA! life coordinator since its opening in May 2017, Mok will now oversee daily operations and implementation of its award-winning VIVA! lifestyle at the senior living community. “It has been…


Brookdale EVP Mary Sue Patchett Named 2020 Nashville Health Care Council Fellow

January 6, 2020

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.— Mary Sue Patchett, Brookdale’s executive vice president of community and field operations, has been named to The Nashville Health Care Council class of 2020 Fellows. The class of 31 local health care executives will meet regularly to exchange industry experiences, challenges, and goals. “It’s an honor to join this class of esteemed and accomplished…


Women in Leadership Resource Submission

January 2, 2020

Please submit names of books, toolkits, classes, programs, articles, etc. that could be useful resources to help women advance and succeed in their careers.


Women in Leadership Submission

December 29, 2019


Loyola Names Brightview Senior Living CEO Marilynn Duker as 2019 Business Leader of the Year

December 26, 2019

BALTIMORE—Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management named Marilynn Duker, CEO at Brightview Senior Living, the 2019 Business Leader of the Year. The award honors business executives who embody Loyola’s Jesuit commitment to community and service in the leadership of their organization. “Selecting our Business Leader of the Year offers us an opportunity…


Belmont Village CEO Patricia Will Honored at Bisnow Power Women Event

December 18, 2019

HOUSTON—Belmont Village Senior Living co-founder and CEO Patricia Will is among an exclusive list of 25 women who were honored at Bisnow’s Inaugural Houston Power Women event. The event brought together some of the city’s most powerful and influential women in commercial real estate to recognize them and their accomplishments. Honorees shared their stories and…

Press Release

Bringing the Best Together for the 2020 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference

December 13, 2019

Alexandria, Va.—The pace of growth and the number of challenges in the senior living industry increases daily, but so do the opportunities to create better senior living together. Argentum designed the 2020 Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo to deliver what industry leaders, professionals, and advocates need most to help companies, communities, and residents thrive.…


Welltower Honored at Women’s Forum of New York 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions

November 8, 2019

NEW YORK—Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) today was honored at the Women’s Forum of New York 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions for achieving 40 percent representation of women on its Board of Directors. Since the announcement of the awards earlier this fall, the percentage of female Independent Directors on the Welltower Board has increased to 50…

Magazine Article

Leaders Show the Way to A Strong, Motivated Workforce

October 16, 2019

These are stories of senior living community employees who took a look at the challenges in attracting and maintaining a high-quality workforce and decided to do something about it. There are many more like them in communities around the country. Some got where they are by opting into educational programs and benefits through provider companies,…

Press Release

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…

Magazine Article

Breaking Through: A Focus on Women in Senior Living Leadership

April 2, 2019

Women dominate in the senior living workforce. Four out of five professionals who care for seniors are women—and women don’t just work in senior living: They lead. Unlike in the general business world, where the glass ceiling is still very much intact, women hold nearly 70 percent of senior living management jobs. Last fall Argentum…

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