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 […]

Raising Wages Can Lead to Better Occupancy, Rates in Senior Living

High labor costs are among the top issues impacting the senior living industry. But raising wages also may help solve a host of other ills — not only improving recruitment and retention, but driving occupancy and higher rates. The subject of a living wage was one of several actionable strategies for workforce development and retention […]

Movers & Shakers: Heritage Hires Operations VP; Asbury Names VP of Master Planning

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Movers & Shakers: Management Team for Leisure Care High-Rise; New Asbury Foundation CEO

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Asbury CFO Jeanneret: Innovation Is More Oil Tanker, Less Speedboat

Asbury Communities is known for its innovative programs — but the senior living provider is also careful not to take big risks too quickly. Frederick, Maryland-based Asbury is one of the largest senior living nonprofits in the U.S., with seven senior housing communities in four states. The company has this year touted four technology pilot […]

Asbury Doubles Technology Expenditures, Could Soon Pilot a Robot

Asbury Communities, one of the largest senior living nonprofits in the U.S. has ramped up its technology investments in an effort to attract the incoming wave of baby boomers over the next decade. If all goes according to plan, visitors to an Asbury community may soon be greeted by a robot named Pepper. Frederick, Maryland-based […]

Senior Living Executive Forecast: 2019 Business Trends, Challenges, Opportunities

In 2019, senior living providers need get over a “me first” mentality and get collaborative. Occupancy will remain stagnant and workforce challenges will grow more complicated, but changes in the U.S. economy and health care system could alleviate some pressures and create business opportunities. However, to take advantage of opportunities, providers might need to “detonate” […]

Asbury Communities COO: We Are Pushing To Do Business In a Different Way

Asbury Communities, one of the largest non-profit senior housing providers in the nation, has been making headlines recently—and the news has been good. A July 8 Washington Post article highlighted that Asbury Methodist Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, has become the first retirement community in the Washington, D.C.-area to be […]