Transform Podcast #32: Lynne Katzmann of Juniper Communities

Regularly testing senior living residents and staff for Covid-19 is not cheap. And yet, it is among the industry’s best tools for limiting the disease’s spread.Just ask Lynne Katzmann, Founder and CEO of Bloomfield, New Jersey-based Juniper Communities. She believes that senior living providers must test their residents and associates early and often in order […]

Transform Podcast #31: Randy Richardson of Vi

Vi President Randy Richardson is an optimist, but he finds it hard to maintain a bright outlook in the midst of Covid-19 — in fact, he fears that the worst is yet to come for senior living.  But Richardson is still bullish on the industry’s long-term prospects. Vi was able to adapt its operations, sales […]

Aging Media Announces Future Leaders Awards Class of 2020

Aging Media Network today announced this year’s Future Leaders Awards honorees, recognizing high-performing employees who are shaping the next decade of care delivery across the senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice industries. The 2020 awards program is sponsored exclusively by PointClickCare Technologies, the leading cloud-based software platform for the senior care market today. […]

Voices: Murry Mercier, Enterprise Consultant, PointClickCare

This article is sponsored by PointClickCare. In this Voices interview, Senior Housing News sits down with PointClickCare Enterprise Consultant Murry Mercier to learn why senior living’s family-oriented model can create technology problems, what the technology industry must do to better connect with senior living and the beauty Mercier saw during a recent sabbatical in a […]

Transform Podcast #30: Lynn O’Connor of Ingleside

Covid-19 could act as an accelerant for senior living trends that were already underway. For example, these challenging times could prompt more non-profit providers to find new and creative ways to affiliate or partner, or to increase annual technology budgets.Ingleside, a Rockville, Maryland-based senior living nonprofit, is currently exploring ways to do both. The organization […]

Transform Podcast #29: Scott Stewart of Capitol Seniors Housing

Covid-19 is having an outsized effect on the senior living industry — but its lasting impact may not be as dramatic as Capitol Seniors Housing Founder Scott Stewart initially feared. Still, the pandemic demands careful evaluation of community designs, and requires a concerted effort to reach consumers and maintain confidence in the senior living value […]

Transform Podcast #28: Lori Alford of Avanti Senior Living

Avanti COO Lori Alford strove to be an unflappable leader when Covid-19 first struck. But her approach changed as the pandemic taught her valuable leadership lessons.By embracing transparency and authenticity Alford was able to bolster the culture during a tough time for the provider, based in The Woodlands, Texas. Avanti is now seeing its lowest […]

Transform Podcast #27: Luis Serrano of Sunshine Retirement Living

Senior living providers across the country have seen their expenses rise and their occupancy rates drop as the Covid-19 pandemic drags on.Sunshine Retirement Living, a Bend, Oregon-based provider with 32 communities spread throughout 16 states, is no exception. Though Sunshine has taken a hit to its bottom line amid the pandemic, it has not experienced […]

Transform Podcast #26: Fee Stubblefield of The Springs Living

The Covid-19 pandemic is something every senior living provider must tackle head-on — but doing so comes at a significant cost. The Springs Living, a McMinnville, Oregon-based provider with 17 communities throughout Oregon and Montana, expects to spend more than $500,000 amid the Covid-19 pandemic. But that money is well worth it if the company […]