Best Hospice Design 2019: Progressive Campus Merges Nature, Care

About 10 miles north of downtown Dallas sits a campus of buildings, walking paths and impeccable landscaping anchored around a five-acre pond. The connection of the buildings to the natural elements of the campus evokes a sense of tranquility and respite from the bustling Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and […]

Movers & Shakers: Erickson Living, Presbyterian Homes

Erickson Living Names New Director of Operations for Windsor Run Catonsville, Maryland-based Erickson Living has named industry veteran Bo Lundh director of operations for its Windsor Run community in Matthews, North Carolina, effective August 28. Lundh joined Erickson in 1995 as a senior accountant at its Oak Crest community in Parkville, Maryland, and was later […]

Movers & Shakers: Presbyterian Communities Hires New Chief Medical Director

Presbyterian Communities Announces New Chief Medical Director Dallas-based Presbyterian Communities and Services has announced Dr. Alexander Peralta Jr. will be the new chief medical director of Faith Presbyterian Hospice and the new T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center. Formerly, Dr. Peralta was a pharmacist, internal medicine specialist with 35 years of experience in […]

Movers & Shakers: Ventas’ New Board Members

Ventas Elects New Members to Board Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) elected Walter C. Rakowich, retired CEO of Prologis, and Roxanne M. Martino, CEO of Aurora Investment Management, to the real estate investment trust’s (REIT) board of directors, effective immediately. Rakowich was CEO of Prologis (NYSE: PLD) from November 2008 to June 2011, when Prologies and […]

The New Program Giving Senior Living Execs an Edge

The impact of high staff turnover can reverberate throughout a senior living company—from costing providers millions of dollars to affecting crucial relationships between caregivers and residents. While many companies focus on helping staff maintain and develop new technical skills, little is done to promote team building and further develop leadership skills among executive staff, LeeAnn […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for March, Part IV

Atlanta CCRC Names New CFO, VP of Finance Lenbrook, Atlanta’s only continuing care retirement community (CCRC) to be nationally accredited by CARF-CCAC, has named Dan Dornblaser to the position of chief financial officer and vice president of finance. Lenbrook has also elected Tripp Rawls to serve on its Board of Directors. Dornblaser brings more than […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/16/14)

Construction: Planned Avanti Senior Living Plans Louisiana Market Expansion  Texas-based assisted living and memory care provider Avanti Senior Living is planning to expand into the Louisiana market, beginning with Baton Rouge and Covington.  The cities will soon be home to Avanti’s next projects, 77,000-square-foot communities that will accommodate 50 assisted living and 40 memory care […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for August, Part III

Presbyterian Communities and Services Appoints Director of Nursing Dallas, Texas-based Presbyterian Communities and Services, a faith-based nonprofit comprised of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and hospice services, has named Toni Walker as director of nursing for Presbyterian Village North. As director of nursing, Walker will be responsible for conducting remote and on-site clinical quality assurance […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/1/14)

Construction: Planned Pacifica Senior Living to Convert Florida Hotel into Assisted Living Pacifica Senior Living will soon convert a Comfort Suites hotel in St. Augustine, Florida into a 125-unit assisted living community, reports The St. Augustine Record. Pacifica was granted a preliminary approval for the project back in December from the St. Johns County Growth Management […]