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Argentum Announces 2017 Best of the Best Award Winners

May 8, 2017

Unique calming therapies, resident involvement in product innovation, and a desire to inspire younger generations are the hallmarks of this year’s Argentum Best of the Best Award winners. These five forward-thinking companies are using progressive and innovative methods to enhance senior living in their communities and beyond. Entrepreneurs are invited to live with Brookdale residents…

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Making Senior Living the Career of a Lifetime

May 8, 2017

Great leaders often have humble beginnings. Many start their careers in front-line positions, but through hard work and passion for the mission, they rise through the ranks of senior living—an industry rich with plentiful opportunities for advancement. Along the way, they learn some important lessons too. Take, for example, Lisa Fordyce. She is currently chief…

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Five Ways to Put a Mission Statement to Work

February 24, 2017

Are You on a Mission?  Caring for older adults certainly fits the definition of a mission—an important goal or purpose that involves a strong conviction, calling or vocation. That’s why a mission statement that clearly defines an organization’s goals can be so crucial to a community’s culture and success. The mission statement is often the…

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Implementing The Ritz-Carlton’s Gold Standard of Service Across Senior Living

February 24, 2017

Discovering how to provide the perfect customer service experience can start with a desire to move mountains, asking a simple question or recognizing that the only way to understand what someone needs is to ask. These senior living executives have done just that. Kensington Senior Living’s vice president Tanya Walker Wirth’s enthusiasm for providing the…

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Cultural Exchange

February 23, 2017

It’s often been said that “If you’ve seen one senior living community, you’ve seen one senior living community.” The uniqueness of the industry is its hallmark, and that’s true of company culture as well. Whether it’s a community outreach program that connects residents and staff with organizations and individuals in need, an employee recognition program…

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7 Innovations Changing the Aging Experience

December 20, 2016

Entrepreneurs around the world are waking up to the emerging market of innovations designed to enhance and enrich the lives of seniors, although these innovations can benefit many people of all ages and abilities through their application. By 2050 in the United States alone, 83.7 million people will be 65 years old or older, according to…

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Building Design Knocks Down Walls in Senior Living

December 20, 2016

Simple designs, natural light and clear views of the majestic outdoors dominated this year’s Senior Living by Design winners. Communities increasingly are looking for ways to bring the outdoors inside and take residents closer to nature whether it’s providing virtual stargazing or encouraging residents to harvest their own herbs and vegetables to add to their…

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