In the Pipeline: HarborChase Opens in Florida; Benchmark’s Second Long Island Community

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Ryan Companies, Grand Living Plan Community in Iowa Ryan Companies US and Grand Living are collaborating on a new […]

Dished: Senior Living Providers Feed a Growing Appetite for Farm-Fresh Fare

The senior living industry is increasingly looking to local farms to help feed residents, and while the practice isn’t always cheaper, many providers agree it is the wave of the future. Chicago-based senior living provider Pathway to Living launched a farm-to-table dining program in May to bring fresh produce to its residents. Similarly, Vero Beach, Florida-based […]

Movers & Shakers: Thrive Senior Living Adds Chief Experience Officer

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Dished: HRA Launches Farm-to-Fork Menu Refresh

Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) is partnering with local farmers to add fresh fare to its communities’ menus. The Vero Beach, Florida-based operator recently announced a new “Farm-to-Fork” initiative that will bring seasonal menus with locally sourced veggies to all 30 of its communities. HRA is working with produce management, procurement and consulting company Produce Alliance to find local farms […]

HRA Holds Etiquette Training to Help Woo Affluent Residents

Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) is training its executive directors in the art of hospitality amid a push to build more luxury-focused senior living communities. The Vero Beach, Florida-based operator recently hosted etiquette experts Jacqueline Whitmore and Susan Bigsby during a two-day training session with 15 of its executive directors. There, the duo taught HRA’s employees how […]