Transform Podcast #14: Ryan Novaczyk of New Perspective Senior Living

New Perspective Senior Living has its work cut out to accomplish ambitious goals, and it has a new CEO leading the way. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based senior living provider has set a goal of serving 10,000 older adults by 2025, and accordingly ramped up its pipeline in recent months. New Perspective also named Ryan Novaczyk as […]

New Perspective CEO: Our Big Growth Push Could Include Active Adult, Middle Market Plays

New Perspective Senior Living has a new CEO — and soon, the company might venture into new product types, too. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based senior living provider is exploring both middle-market and active adult senior housing, according to CEO Ryan Novaczyk. “We think it’s interesting,” Novaczyk said during a recent appearance on the Senior Housing News […]

Transform Podcast #13: Dwayne Clark of Aegis Living

It’s either an exciting or a scary time to be in the senior living industry, depending on who you ask. For Aegis Living Founder and CEO Dwayne Clark, it’s the former. The senior living provider is opening unique communities with themed designs, and all the while building a corporate team that includes former leaders from […]

Aegis CEO: Boring Designs, Lackluster Leadership Plague Senior Housing

Dull building designs have become too commonplace in senior living, according to Dwayne Clark, CEO of Bellevue, Washington-based Aegis Living. “Assisted living, retirement homes, independent living, I think we’ve been quite boring with our design,” Clark said during a recent appearance on the Senior Housing News podcast, Transform. “People want a little entertainment in their […]

HumanGood CEO: There’s a Better Way to Think About the Middle Market

HumanGood CEO John Cochrane believes providers need to determine what part of the middle-market cohort they intend to serve, rather than referring to a single “middle-market opportunity.” HumanGood has plenty of experience operating higher-end continuing care retirement communities, as well as lower income, government-subsidized senior housing. The Pleasanton, California-based provider, which ranked eighth on the […]

Transform Podcast #11: HumanGood President and CEO John Cochrane

Addressing the growing demand for middle-market senior housing is one of 2019’s top issues, but HumanGood CEO John Cochrane says that the industry first needs to realize there is no simple solution, as the middle market encompasses varying product types and price points. Cochrane, who is in his 11th year as head of the Pleasanton, […]

Asbury CEO Leidig: We’ve Changed Our Business to Drive Innovation

Like some other senior living leaders, Asbury Communities CEO Doug Leidig believes that the industry is changing quickly and new ways of doing business are needed. Leidig is looking ahead to the baby boomer generation, and he sees a huge but fragmented consumer group that will not be satisfied with senior living as it exists […]

Transform Podcast #10: Asbury Communties CEO Doug Leidig

Senior living is changing at a rapid rate, and CEO Doug Leidig has been focused on keeping Asbury Communities ahead of the pack. Leidig is now in his fifth year at the helm of the Frederick, Maryland-based provider, which has a portfolio of seven CCRCs as well as an affiliated technology services company and other […]

Transform Podcast #9: Maplewood’s Brian Geyser

New York City is undergoing a senior living renaissance, with high-profile projects coming together all across the area. One such project is Maplewood Senior Living’s $300 million Inspir community, on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. When it opens, Inspir promises to bring with it a bevy of cutting-edge tech features designed for residents’ safety and quality […]