Ingleside CEO: We Must Reinvent Ourselves In Light of Covid-19

Ingleside spent almost $500 million in recent years updating and expanding its communities and offerings, but Covid-19 is prompting the senior living provider to further reinvent itself. The pandemic is driving a larger investment in technology and a reexamination of the continuum of care. It is also likely to drive more consolidation among senior living […]

What Senior Living Providers Are Doing — And Could Be Doing Better — in Response to Black Lives Matter

Senior living providers — like many businesses across the United States — have been responding to the Black Lives Matter movement with a variety of messages and actions. To get a sense of how providers are responding, I spoke with several CEOs and corresponded with many of the largest for-profit and nonprofit organizations in the […]

Senior Living Providers Create ‘Next Normal’ With Dining, Disinfection Changes

As the U.S. gradually reopens after nearly four months of lockdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemic, senior living communities can take cues from how various businesses operate in the new normal. Plans for restaurants operating at reduced capacities or with only socially distanced, outdoor dining can be adopted by providers looking to re-open dining […]

Affinity Takes New Approach to Operations, Changes Name to ALG Senior

One of the largest senior living operators in the U.S. is taking a new approach to its corporate operations to give its communities more autonomy, and adopted a new name in the process. Affinity Living Group as of July 1 will be known as “ALG Senior.” The company also will designate its corporate headquarters where […]

‘Complete Transformation’: Oakmont Senior Living Pivots to Health Care in Covid-19 Strategy

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a regional senior living provider to reevaluate its value proposition and pivot its operations and marketing. That company is Oakmont Senior Living, a Windsor, California-based provider with 31 communities throughout California and Nevada. The provider, which traditionally focused on high-end amenities and services, found itself in unfamiliar territory when Covid-19 […]