Cubs Mania in Senior Living: Lifelong Fans Cheer, Reflect

Many Chicago Cubs fans feel like they’ve been waiting a lifetime for their team to win the World Series. Some fans in Chicago-area senior living communities have been. Take Alice Segal, a resident at The Breakers at Edgewater Beach, a Senior Lifestyle community in Chicago. “I’m 85 years old, but I’ve been a Cubs fan for 86 […]

Editor’s Picks: Granny Pods and Chick-fil-A

This week, Senior Housing News readers learned why Trilogy Health Services strives to emulate Chick-fil-A and the reasoning behind certain Minnesota cities’ ban on “granny pods.” Readers also learned some lessons from a Senior Lifestyle Corp. vice president who started at the company as an intern. Here in the newsroom, we were pleased to discover […]

How an Intern-Turned-Executive is Helping Steer Senior Lifestyle Corp.

Attracting potential workers early in their careers hasn’t always been senior living’s strong suit, and operators are in competition with hospitality and other industries sometimes viewed as more appealing. This has prompted further focus on providing different entry-points to the business—including a greater emphasis on internships—and converting introductory roles to positions of greater magnitude. As providers […]

Movers & Shakers: NCAL’s New Board Member

Senior Lifestyle Announces New EVP, Chief Administrative Officer Senior Lifestyle, an owner, operator and developer of senior living communities, announced the promotion of Justin Robins to executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Robins has served in various roles at Senior Lifestyle, including financial analyst, director of development, director of hospitality, vice president of capital and […]

Editor’s Picks: Another Brookdale Exec Stepping Down

Spring is in full swing, with another new senior living company blooming onto the scene. This week, the news that Adam Kaplan, a former Senior Lifestyle Corp. executive, is launching Solera Senior Living captured our readers’ attention. We also kept our readers in the know about another executive shakeup at Brookdale, why REITs may be […]

Senior Living CEOs: ‘Bringing Sexy Back’ Is Industry Imperative

There are few things people may consider “sexy” about the senior housing industry, or for that matter, any business dedicated to serving the country’s aging and most frail population. But cue the Justin Timberlake: When it comes to attracting new expertise to work in this sector, enhancing the appeal of senior living is critical to […]