Country Meadows Names New CEO, Marking Third Generation of Family Leadership

Senior living operator Country Meadows Retirement Communities has named Meredith Mills as the company’s new top leader. Mills succeeds Micahel Leader, who led the Hershey, Pennsylvania-based company for more than 30 years and is transitioning to the role of executive chairman. Mills is Leader’s niece and the granddaughter of Pennsylvania Governor George Leader and Mary […]

Movers & Shakers: Essex Communities Names President/COO, CEO; Watercrest Adds VP of Sales Education

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4 Ways Covid-19 Could Permanently Change Senior Living Operations

Covid-19 is giving health systems a better appreciation for senior living’s position as a part of the health care continuum, and for the fact that operators can provide social determinants of health to keep overall costs down for hospitals and acute care settings. Providers are also forging bonds with local public health departments they overlooked […]

Covid-19 Tests Senior Living Providers’ Creativity In Resident Engagement

Many senior living activities programs ground to a halt when the Covid-19 pandemic forced residents to self-isolate in their rooms starting in March. But in the time since, providers across the country have come up with a range of ways to keep residents entertained and engaged — an effort that becomes increasingly important as the […]

How Senior Star, Country Meadows, SLC Are Rising to Workforce Challenges

The need for caregivers is growing, and senior living providers are faced with the dual challenges of higher wages and a tight labor pool. As a result, more providers are looking at ways to more successfully recruit new talent and improve employee engagement to reduce turnover. Executives from Senior Living Communities, Senior Star and Country […]

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), […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/20/14)

Construction: Planned Erickson Living Plans Expansion at Mass. CCRC Erickson Living’s Brooksby Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Peabody, Mass., plans to expand its existing campus by adding a one-story addition to its Extended Care Center, according to plans the company filed with the city, as reported by The Salem News. The expansion will […]