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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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Thanksgiving Is a Good Time to Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes

November 22, 2017

Also included: For Older Adults Younger Than 78, Risk for Heart Disease Linked to Risk for Problems Walking, Leaving the House Every Day May Help Older Adults Live Longer, Older Men Need More Protein to Maintain Muscles, Resistance Training May Improve Quality of Life and Psychological Functioning for Older Adults, Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments


Benchmark’s River Ridge at Avon Welcomes Holly Neddermann as New Executive Director

November 20, 2017

  Avon, Conn. – River Ridge at Avon, a Benchmark Senior Living community in Avon, Conn., has appointed Holly Neddermann as the community’s new executive director. Neddermann first came to River Ridge in 2008 when she was looking for an assisted living community for her mother. She felt so connected to the community, she became…

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

November 15, 2017

San Mateo, CA – announced the “Caring Stars of 2018”, an annual list recognizing senior living communities for service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews in’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…


Joel Nelson Promoted to CEO and President of LCS

November 2, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa — LCS announced today that Joel Nelson has been promoted to CEO and president of LCS effective January 1, 2018. Ed Kenny will continue as chairman of the board of Life Care Companies LLC and LCS Holdings, Inc. “LCS has an impressive track record specific to CEO succession planning,” says Kenny. “After…

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Creating a Workplace That Works—At Every Age

October 31, 2017

Seismic demographic change will have a distinct effect on the senior living sector, and generational shift may be the most prevalent form of that change. What can leaders do to build a high-performing team in this environment? Argentum’s Workforce Development Symposium, sponsored by OnShift and held September 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C., was a day…

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Managing the Biggest Community Expenses: Labor, Food & Energy

October 31, 2017

The elements of operational expenditure are discrete, quantifiable, and eminently manageable. Labor. Food. Energy. Each can be addressed as a unique problem set. The brightest operators—along with the sharpest vendors—have come up with a whole menu of options when it comes to managing costs in each of these critical areas, from waste in the kitchen,…

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2017 Largest Providers

October 31, 2017

The senior living industry has continued to evolve and expand since Senior Living Executive began publishing the annual largest providers list two decades ago. In that time, companies have been bought and sold, consolidated, reorganized, rebranded, expanded, contracted, and folded altogether. This year’s largest provider, Brookdale, became, by far, the largest player in the industry…


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…


Pathway to Living Opens New Community in Illinois

October 17, 2017

CHICAGO — Pathway to Living, a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior living communities, today announced the opening of Aspired Living of Westmont, a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community in Westmont, Ill. It is the first senior housing community in the United States to provide residents with Spark of Life, a breakthrough…


Benchmark Senior Living Expands Memory Care Capacity, Acquires The Arbors of Bedford in New Hampshire

October 15, 2017

WALTHAM, MA  – Benchmark Senior Living, a leading provider of senior housing in the Northeast, is pleased to announce the addition of The Arbors of Bedford in Bedford, N.H., to its growing portfolio of communities. With the acquisition, Benchmark now operates nine standalone memory care communities in four states. The Arbors becomes Benchmark’s fifth location…

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States Adopt Programs to Keep Seniors Mobile and Healthy

October 11, 2017

Also included: Make a Commitment to Quality with the New Argentum Senior Living Sales Counselor Certificate, Trump Names Hargan as Acting Health and Human Services Secretary, White House to Nominate Finance Committee Staffer for EBSA Secretary, A Look Into Older Adults’ State of Mind, IBM and UCSD Partner to Enhance the Life of Older Adults,…

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