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Argentum Welcomes Three New Corporate Partners in 2018

December 6, 2017

(Alexandria, Va.) – Argentum is pleased to announce the addition of Direct Supply, Medline, and Yardi as new corporate partners. The three organizations have made the commitment to supporting senior living industry-advancing research and initiatives. Engagement in Argentum’s corporate partnership program demonstrates significant thought leadership in the senior living industry. Argentum’s collaboration with Direct Supply,…

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Caring.com Announces Top-Rated Senior Living Communities Nationwide, the “Caring Stars of 2018”

November 15, 2017

San Mateo, CA – Caring.com announced the “Caring Stars of 2018”, an annual list recognizing senior living communities for service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews in Caring.com’s Senior Living Directory online. The 2018 Caring Stars award winners for top-rated senior living include 267 independent living and assisted living communities, care homes, and skilled nursing facilities in…

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Learn to Love Networking

October 23, 2017

“I hate networking.” We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel uncomfortable and phony—even dirty. Although some people have a natural passion for it—namely, the extroverts who love and thrive on social interaction—many understandably see it as brown-nosing, exploitative, and inauthentic. But…

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White House Unveils Significant Healthcare Changes

October 13, 2017

President Trump made two key moves this week that will significantly affect the current state of healthcare in the United States. He issued an executive order with a goal of providing Americans and their employers with more affordable options in the healthcare marketplace, and said the administration will immediately stop funding for subsidy payments to…

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IntegraCare Director Earns Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Certification

October 4, 2017

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Throughout his nearly 15 years with IntegraCare, Butch Cassiday has been known as a team player. That fact became even more evident as Cassiday, IntegraCare’s Regional LifeStyles and LifeStories Director, attained three separate certifications related to care of residents affected by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. In turn, his status as a Certified…

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Heritage Senior Living Emphasizes its Focus on Clinical Quality with Expanded Leadership Team

October 1, 2017

WEST ALLIS, WIS. – Heritage Senior Living, the largest senior living company headquartered in Wisconsin, announced today that it has added two new clinical and quality-focused positions to its corporate team as part of its larger mission to refine clinical expertise and adapt to the changing care needs of the senior population. Karen Schacht joined the…

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More Evidence That Even a Little Exercise Is Good for Your Heart

September 28, 2017

Also included: Join Us at the Argentum Trustee Circle Fiesta en Mexico, Report: Feds Are Getting Older and the Government Can’t Hire Young People, Can Technology Predict Falls in Older Adults?, Paper-Thin Skin Care for Seniors, A Stronger Economy Raises Incomes, but Less So for Seniors, VA Running Out of Money for Choice Program

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Argentum to Match Up To $50,000 in Support of Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

September 5, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Argentum, a national association advocating for excellence in senior living, is announcing a commitment to match up to $50,000 in relief efforts to aid Argentum member communities negatively impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “Although we have been heartened to hear that most member companies were prepared for and able to deal with the…

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Best Practices in Recruiting Front-line Staff Across Industries

August 25, 2017

Bill Pettit struggles to hire front-line staff, the customer-facing employees who are the heart and soul of senior living. “We have an economy that is booming, and the types of people who will do well in our organization also will do well in other industries,” said Pettit, chair of the Argentum workforce development committee and…

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Offering Employee Programs That Help Senior Living Stay Competitive

August 25, 2017

The music is pounding and people wearing blue t-shirts with “Dream Big!” inscribed on them are cheering and dancing in a video posted online. “It is the big dream lotto day,” said one man in the video. “This year, we’re giving away $50,000!” This display isn’t an excerpt of an afternoon talk show, but rather a…

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Integral Senior Living’s Stonecrest of Wildwood to Open in 2018

August 14, 2017

Wildwood, MO –  Stonecrest of Wildwood, a premier assisted living and memory care community under development embraces the best in the 21st century senior living. The new community is receiving attention from those interested to see what the spectacular community has to offer residents. To accommodate interest, the leasing office is now open for those…

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Engaging Family in the Senior Living Transition

July 5, 2017

Family involvement can be a balancing act for senior housing executives. On the one hand the kids’ participation in the sales cycle is crucial. At the same time, their presence at the table may bring added concerns and complications. Here’s how some industry leaders address the issue: Engaging family, while keeping the sales cycle moving…

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