Harbor Retirement Associates Draws Inspiration from Modern Country Club Dining

Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) doesn’t have “restaurant-style” dining venues, it has restaurants. That’s the philosophy adopted by Chris Thompson, who became vice president of hospitality for the Vero Beach, Florida-based senior living operator about one year ago. In that role, Thompson is directly in charge of the company’s food and beverage initiatives, including its daily […]

Movers & Shakers: New Springpoint CIO; HRA Names Sales and Marketing VP

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Silverstone Partners with Watermark Retirement on D.C. Development Push

A Dallas-based senior housing owner and developer known for high-end properties is expanding in the Washington, D.C., area, with a plan to tap Watermark Retirement Communities as its newest operator. The developer — Silverstone Senior Living — also has ownership ties to noted wellness brand Canyon Ranch, which itself recently announced an intention to enter […]

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 […]

With Trio of Operators, Confluent Continues Senior Living Development Push

Confluent Senior Living has emerged in the past year as an active developer with a national senior housing portfolio and partnerships with three well-established operators. The Denver-based firm has 13 completed communities, with another six in varying stages of construction, Managing Director John Reinsma told Senior Housing News. In the past 12 months, Confluent nearly […]

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

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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 […]