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Benchmark Receives Connecticut Assisted Living Association Awards

December 13, 2018

Benchmark, a leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, received two awards at the recent Connecticut Assisted Living Association’s (CALA) 23rd Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner held on Dec. 5 at The Aqua Turf Club. The company took home two of six awards, the Distinguished Service and Best Practices Awards for Resident Care, adding…

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Benchmark CEO Tom Grape to Keynote 2018 Interface Seniors Housing Northeast Conference

November 7, 2018

Nov. 6, 2018, Waltham, Mass. – Benchmark, a leading provider of senior living and aging-well services in the Northeast, today announced that its chairman and CEO, Tom Grape, will advise other top senior living executives as the keynote speaker for the 2018 InterFace Seniors Housing Northeast, an industry conference being held Nov. 12 – 13,…

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Construction Begins on Atria Westminster in Colorado

October 17, 2018

CHICAGO – CA Senior Living LLC, the senior housing investment and development division of Chicago-based CA Ventures, today announced it has begun construction on Atria Westminster, a five-story, 137-unit senior living community located at 9560 Sheridan Blvd. in Westminster, Colo., approximately 10 miles northwest of Denver. The property is expected to open in early 2020. “Building…

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HHHunt Named One of America’s Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

October 3, 2018

RICHMOND, VA – HHHunt, a diversified regional leader in real estate development, building and management for over 50 years, announces that it has been named among the top 100 adoption-friendly workplaces in the United States and first within the real estate industry by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. This is the fourth year in…

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Dept. of Labor Issues Final Rule to Repeal Persuader Rule

August 20, 2018

On July 18, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Labor-Management Standards issued a final rule rescinding the so-called “persuader rule,” a controversial Obama-era regulation requiring employers to disclose advice received about labor unions. Specifically, the persuader rule altered the advice exemption under the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act, interfering with both employers’ access…

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Legend Senior Living is Certified as a Great Place To Work®

August 1, 2018

Wichita, Kan. – Great Place to Work® Institute has honored Legend Senior Living with accreditation as a Great Place to Work. This institute recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®”.  Over 1,000 employee surveys from across all forty Legend locations were accessed. More than 60 individual elements…

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Food Safety and Worker Training: A Strategic Imperative

June 28, 2018

Food service operations in senior living communities are increasingly getting attention as a source of competitive advantage. David Koelling, president of Strategic Dining Services, a dining service and hospitality management provider, knows the strategic importance of the dining operation. “For many operators, dining is the number one controllable expense, and the biggest driver of resident…

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Argentum Joins CDW in Opposition to Union Card Check Legislation

June 25, 2018

In response to recent efforts by labor unions to garner support for stripping workers’ rights to secret ballots and private voting in union elections, in advance of the mid-term elections, Argentum joined Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) in strong opposition of S. 2810, the Workplace Democracy Act (WDA).  This far-reaching legislation would: Strip workers’…

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Benchmark Makes Additional Investments in Associate Development

June 19, 2018

(Waltham, Mass.)– Benchmark, a leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, is well on its way to becoming one of their industry’s most sought-after employers. To further its goal to attract and retain people who share Benchmark’s values and are committed to serving residents, families and fellow associates, the company has expanded its associate…

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David Fife Returns to Benchmark as Executive Director for Split Rock

June 14, 2018

Waltham, Mass. – David Fife began his long-term care career at Benchmark, a leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, and now he’s returning to the company as Executive Director for Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock, a premier assisted living and memory care community in Shelton, Conn. “Benchmark’s dedication to its associates and…

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Benchmark’s The Atrium at Rocky Hill Welcomes New Executive Director

June 14, 2018

Waltham, Mass. – In college, Trish Keaney remembers being confused by what her roommate’s major in gerontology actually was. Over 20 years later, she never imagined she would be pursuing and loving a career in the same field and in her new role as Executive Director for The Atrium at Rocky Hill, a Benchmark memory…

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Finding Success with Cross-Generational Mentoring

May 21, 2018

When Ann Tardy was a young employee of a large accounting firm, she wrote a memo to a senior executive identifying shortcomings she identified in the firm’s workplace culture and offering ideas for how to address them. In response, the executive established standing, one-on-one meetings with Tardy to pick her brain and discuss her ideas.…

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