Kisco Launches Forbes Travel Guide, ‘Lattice’ Programs to Boost Workforce

Kisco Senior Living has launched two new training programs aimed at delivering hotel-style service to residents and retaining its longtime workers — and one of the initiatives has the backing of the Forbes Travel Guide. The Carlsbad, California-based senior living provider recently announced dual “Forbes’ Luxury Hospitality Training” and “Career Lattice” programs for its workforce. […]

Get Workers’ First and Last Days Right to Cut Senior Living Turnover

Senior living providers spend a lot of time and resources thinking about their residents’ first and last days, and for good reason. But those companies are remiss if they don’t also focus on their employees’ first and last days. That’s because those two days — the day when a new hire comes aboard, and the […]

Movers and Shakers: Autumn Leaves Names New COO; Caddis Hires VP of Senior Living

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Pursuing Cautious Growth, American House Inks Deals With ReNew, Black Salmon

Changes are afoot at American House Senior Living Communities. The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan-based senior living owner and operator has sold a portfolio of properties to ReNew REIT and is forging ahead with an expansion plan that includes development and acquisitions with a variety of partners — including at least one project with a new investor […]

In the Pipeline: HarborChase Opens in Florida; Benchmark’s Second Long Island Community

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Ryan Companies, Grand Living Plan Community in Iowa Ryan Companies US and Grand Living are collaborating on a new […]

How Hit Video Game Fortnite Informs Thrive’s New Tech Push

An initiative to roll out voice-enabled smart technology in all of Thrive Senior Living’s communities is taking some inspiration from one of the biggest recent phenomenons in video gaming: Fortnite. Specifically, much as Fortnite’s developers continually adapt the game based on player input, Thrive’s technology is enabling the senior living provider to better customize its […]

[UPDATED] Capital Senior Living Names Kimberly Lody as New President, CEO

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) has appointed a successor to retired CEO Larry Cohen. Lody’s first priorities with the company will include improving its operating performance, growing occupancy, stabilizing rates and strengthening its financial position. Kim Lody The Dallas-based senior living operator’s board of directors named Kimberly S. Lody as president and CEO, effective immediately. […]

In the Pipeline: Solera Plans Maryland Community; Oakmont Growing in California

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Solera Senior Living, McCaffery Plan Maryland Community Solera Senior Living and McCaffery Interests are collaborating on […]

Aegis Living Hires Starbucks Exec Engskov as President

Aegis Living has named former Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) executive Kris Engskov to the role of president. Engskov, who previously worked as executive vice president of business integration for the global coffee giant, is succeeding Judy Meleliat, who is retiring from her role as president for the Bellevue, Washington-based senior living operator. Engskov is officially set […]