Largest Senior Living Providers List Grows, No Surprises at the Top

There are no notable surprises at the top of Argentum’s 2019 list of the largest providers in senior living, although there are some new additions to the expanded list. The industry association’s overall list now includes 140 providers and 624,795 units, compared to last year’s total of 125 providers and 586,662 units. For the first […]

From BrightStar to BeeHive, Senior Living Franchise Models Gain Appeal

While franchising is embraced in home care and hospitality — not to mention fast food, rental cars and various other industries — it has been slow to catch on in senior living. But a handful of senior housing companies — including BeeHive Homes, BrightStar Senior Living and Avendelle Assisted Living — are breaking the mold. […]

Senior Living Must Scrap Old Playbooks as Change Sweeps Industry

Senior living is in a period of tremendous change and upheaval. Providers must accept this and get creative if they are to survive and thrive, five senior living executives said this week at the Argentum conference in San Antonio. “I think the common theme is change — change in how we operate, change in technology, […]

Argentum Unveils Apprenticeship for Senior Living Caregivers, Nursing Assistants

Senior living industry association Argentum on Tuesday announced new efforts to recruit, retain, and measure the senior living workforce. At the forefront of those efforts is an apprenticeship for nursing assistants and caregivers in senior living, which the organization is collaborating on with a steering group that includes industry stakeholders Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), […]

Many Women Rise in Senior Living But Too Few Reach C-Suite

More women hold senior management positions in senior living than in other U.S. industries, but that does not hold true all the way to the top executive roles. Specifically, about 70% of senior management positions in senior living are held by women, compared to an average rate of about 56% of these positions being held […]

Low Unemployment Forcing Higher Senior Living Wages in 2019

The senior living industry workforce will continue to expand in 2019, albeit at a slower pace compared to recent years. Meanwhile, wages will go up as unemployment remains low across the country, according to Argentum’s 2019 Forecast Report: Workforce Trends. Employment in the senior living industry increased 2% through June 2018, compared to 1.9% job […]

There’s Something For Everyone at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference (Sponsored)

Join your peers in San Antonio April 15-17. Hear from leading senior living executives and dynamic keynote speakers, and engage with solutions providers at the Senior Living Expo. Attending the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference this April in San Antonio is sure to provide you with unique insights, actionable takeaways, and opportunities for growth—both for […]