Oakmont Names New COO Amid 10-Community Growth Push

Oakmont Senior Living has named a new COO to help execute its rapid growth plans. The Windsor, California-based senior living provider on Thursday announced it promoted Matt Stevenson to the newly created role of COO. The position is meant to expand the company’s leadership infrastructure, according to Courtney Siegel, Oakmont’s president and CEO. “Matt will […]

Wellness 2.0: Life Plan Communities Customize Programs to Boost Engagement

The wellness trend has taken the senior living industry by storm — but simply encouraging more healthy habits or offering one-size-fits-all wellness programs may not work. Residents carry with them certain innate behavioral traits and personalities that may affect their overall health and wellness outcomes, suggesting that providers need to think about catering their offerings […]

Gig Economy Fallout Worsens Ongoing Senior Living Labor Crisis

The ability to attract and retain frontline workers is often cited as the biggest challenge for today’s senior living providers — and many think it’s going to stay as bad, or even get worse, in the next three years as they compete with the so-called “gig economy” for new workers. That’s according to a new […]

A Place for Mom Adds Multiple C-Suite Leaders from Other Industries

A Place For Mom has beefed up its executive leadership team as part of its ongoing efforts to “reinvent” itself in the next two years. The new hires come to senior living from a variety of large corporations in other industries, including American Express, A&E Networks and Anheuser-Busch Inbev. The nation’s largest online referral platform […]

United Church Homes Targets Senior Living, Middle Market in Rapid Growth Push

A sizable regional player in non-profit senior housing is taking steps to grow its independent and assisted living offerings, including for the middle market — and it’s brought an industry veteran on board to help with that push. Marion, Ohio-based United Church Homes (UCH) in December hired Teresa “Terry” Spitznagel to serve as its chief […]

Movers & Shakers: LCS Hires Development and Real Estate Leader; Oakmont Names Health Services VP

LCS Hires Development and Real Estate Business Leader LCS has Charles Murphy as executive vice president and senior managing director of development and real estate. Murphy, who joins LCS in mid-February, is responsible for strategy and performance oversight of the LCS Development and LCS Real Estate companies. He has previously worked in leadership roles at […]

Senior Living Begins a ‘Decade of Disruption’

As recession fears let up and historically low occupancy trends turn positive, the senior living industry may be able to rest a little easier about its prospects for 2020 — but it shouldn’t rest on its laurels, either. That’s because many of the disruptive forces that have molded the industry in recent years aren’t going […]

Movers & Shakers: Healthpeak Hires Senior VP of Risk Management; Buckner Names Hospitality Director

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