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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. The Senior Living by Design Award winners are published annually in Senior Living Executive magazine. Nominations are open to members and non-members of Argentum.

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The 2019 Senior Living by Design Awards nomination period is July 15-September 13.

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 programs and initiatives advancing excellence in senior living by addressing solutions for resident & family engagement, sales & marketing, sustainability & environmental design, resident health & wellness, human resources & organizational development, and technology & innovation. Winners receive a company program or service profile in Senior Living Executive magazine.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Awards News


Argentum Members Among Senior Living Communities Recognized as Best Place to Retire by Holleran

Holleran, the nation’s leading research firm specializing in senior living and community engagement, has announced the recipients of the Holleran Highest Honors  and Choice Community Awards for the first half of 2019. Holleran’s Highest Honors recognizes organizations with strong cultures of engagement. These providers have demonstrated a commitment to becoming the best place to retire…


MEMIC Honors SLM Services, LLC for Workplace Safety

TAMPA, Florida – SLM Services, LLC of Coconut Creek, Florida was recently honored with an award for exceptional on-the-job safety performance during The MEMIC Group’s Annual Meeting of Policyholders. Only eight employers, out of more than 21,000 MEMIC policyholders across the country, received a 2019 award for workplace safety from the workers’ compensation insurance specialist.…


Vi Senior Living Communities and Corporate Office Achieve Great Place to Work® Certification

For the second year in a row, Vi, a leading national developer, owner and operator of high-end continuing care retirement communities, is pleased to announce that its 10 communities and its corporate office in Chicago have been certified as a great workplace by Great Place to Work®.


Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) Certified as a Great Place to Work®

VERO BEACH, Fla. – Great Place to Work Institute has honored Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA), a senior living development and management company based in Vero Beach, with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process considered nearly 1,400 employee surveys from across HRA’s 35 communities nationwide. Great Place to Work, an independent research…


Direct Supply Honored with 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

Milwaukee, Wis. – Direct Supply has been honored with a 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Issued by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), this National Award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their outstanding support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.…


Vi President Randy Richardson Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2019

President Randy Richardson of Vi, a leading national developer, owner and operator of high-end continuing care retirement communities, has been awarded a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2019. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual list recognizing Top CEOs, highlighting the 100 top leaders who…

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