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Awards for Senior Living Companies

Senior Living By Design Awards

The Argentum Senior Living by Design Awards honor architects, design firms, and senior living providers that achieve innovative architecture in senior living communities. Nominations are open to members and non-members of Argentum. Read the FAQs.
Nomination fee: $299 for Argentum members, $350 for non-members

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2021 Senior Living by Design Report

Packed with photos and information on design trends for communities of all sizes and locations, the 2021 Argentum Design Report features the annual Argentum Senior Living by Design Awards honorees and nominees.
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Best of the Best Awards

The Argentum Best of the Best Awards recognize innovative new programs and services that are working to improve the future of senior living. Awards and recognition will focus on innovative programs, products, and services that solve a particular challenge or advance excellence in senior living. Winners are recognized annually at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference and in an issue of Senior Living Executive magazine. Nominations are open to all Argentum Member companies. Nomination fee: $299

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Awards for Senior Living Professionals

Hero Awards

The Argentum Hero Awards recognize individuals who are ideal representatives of the hundreds of thousands of people serving in the senior living field. Nominated by regional/company executives and executive directors of senior living communities, these individuals represent the highest levels of excellence, caring, and dedication in senior living. Recipients are recognized annually at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference and in an upcoming issue of Senior Living Executive magazine. Nominations are open to Argentum Member Owner/Operator companies (self-nominations are not permitted).

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A special award category, Hero Award for Leadership in the Face of a Natural Disaster, was first introduced in 2018 and recognizes an individual who demonstrated courage, valor, and clear-thinking during a natural disaster. For the purposes of this award category, the COVID-19 pandemic is not considered a natural disaster.

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Senior Living Community Leadership Award

The Argentum Senior Living Community Leadership Award recognizes executive directors for exemplary leadership in senior living community management. The executive director is responsible for providing overall leadership in the day-to-day operation of a senior living community and charged with maintaining staff, resident, and family engagement in addition to budget adherence and regulatory compliance. A recipient is recognized annually at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference and in an upcoming issue of Senior Living Executive magazine. Nominations are open to Argentum Member Owner/Operator companies (self-nominations are not permitted).

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Awards News

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LCS, Atria, Enlivant, Senior Lifestyle Rank at Top of J.D. Power Study

TROY, Mich.—Four Argentum Premier member providers, Life Care Services (LCS), Atria Senior Living, Enlivant, and Senior Lifestyle, achieved top rankings in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study. SM  The study evaluates resident satisfaction with the top independent living providers as well as family member satisfaction with the top providers of assisted living/memory…

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Brandywine CEO Brenda J. Bacon Named to Savoy Magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors List

WASHINGTON, D.C.—FTI Consulting, Inc. announced that Brenda J. Bacon, president and CEO of Brandywine Living, has been named to Savoy magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list, which recognizes the achievements of directors of Fortune 1000 companies. Bacon founded Brandywine in 1996. In addition to serving as past chairman (2013-2015) and current member of the Argentum board of…

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Watermark Receives SAGE, Jack Watters Corporate Advocate Award

TUCSON, Ariz.—SAGE, the oldest and largest national services and advocacy organization for LGBT+ elders, presented its distinguished Jack Watters Corporate Advocate Award to Watermark Retirement Communities. Watermark is the first private, nationwide retirement community company to earn SAGE’s “Platinum” training and certification, the organization’s highest standard for meeting the needs of aging LGBT+ people. It…

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Former Kendal CEO John Diffey Inducted into Continuing Care Hall of Fame

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.—John Diffey, former CEO of The Kendal Corporation, has been inducted into the Continuing Care Hall of Fame. As one of four inductees nominated into the Class of 2021, Diffey was recognized for his impact at Kendal and within the field of senior living. Diffey dedicated over 40 years to the senior living…

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Atria, Glennis Solutions Receive Best in Show Tech Award

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Atria Senior Living, Inc., and Glennis Solutions have won the Best in Show as well as Gold and Silver awards in the McKnights Excellence in Technology Awards. The companies won Best in Show and also a Gold in the “Building Bridges” category for their resident and family app, and Silver in the “Innovator of…

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HHHunt / Spring Arbor Again Named One of America’s Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

RICHMOND, Va.—HHHunt, parent company of Spring Arbor Senior Living and a diversified regional leader in real estate development, building and management for 55 years, announces that it has been named among the top 100 adoption-friendly workplaces in the United States and second within the real estate industry by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. This…

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