Kendal Planning ‘Zen-Inspired’ Community in California Wine Country

Though many senior living providers have wellness or mindfulness initiatives, the Kendal Corporation could take the practice a step further with a community planned around the zen concept of “living lightly on the land.” The Kennett Square, Pennsylvania-based nonprofit is teaming up with senior housing developer Greenbrier and the San Francisco Zen Center to open a new “zen-inspired” senior living […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/29/17)

Construction: Planned Virginia Life Plan Community to Expand A life plan community in Lexington, Virginia, plans to expand by building 30 new cottages. The cottages will have front porches, bay windows in the kitchens, large living and dining areas and en-suite master bedrooms, according to a press release. The community, Kendal at Lexington, is an affiliate […]

Movers & Shakers: Welltower Expands Finance and Investment Team

Welltower Expands Finance and Investment Leadership Team Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), one of the big three health care real estate investment trusts (REITs), recently announced the hiring of Shankh Mitra and Tim McHugh as senior vice presidents, finance and investment. Both Mitra and McHugh will report to Scott Estes, executive vice president and chief financial […]

Senior Housing CEO Pay Averages $271,000 for Philly Nonprofits

Providing a window into compensation at the highest levels of nonprofit senior services organizations, including senior housing companies, the Philadelphia Inquirer recently compiled data on CEO pay in that region of Pennsylvania. Among the 62 organizations considered, average compensation for top executives was $271,428 a year. Of that, they received an average of $220,113 in […]

Movers & Shakers — Kendal CEO Announces Plan to Retire

Kendal President & CEO John Diffey Announces Plans to Retire in 2016 John Diffey, president and CEO of The Kendal Corporation for more than two decades, has notified Kendal’s Board of Directors that he plans to retire in mid-2016.  Kendal is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Kennett Square, Penn., where ground was broken for the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/23/14)

Construction: Planned MorningStar Senior Living, Nye Health Services Team on Memory Care Project Denver, Colorado-based MorningStar Senior Living, LLC, along with Nye Health Services of Fremont, Nebraska, announced plans last week to build a memory care expansion through their new partnership. Effective January 1, 2015, MorningStar will assume the daily operations of River Rock Assisted […]

Dished: The 5 Things Senior Living Needs to Be Marketing About Dining

“Senior living communities today are expected to offer fresh, healthy foods along with convenience.” This is the finding of a recent EcoLab survey conducted among American adults who have sought a senior living solution either for themselves, or for someone they know. And while senior living operators have recently turned a serious and new eye […]