Transform Podcast #37: Marvell Adams Jr. of The Kendal Corporation

In the post-pandemic age, prospective residents and their families will crave more information than perhaps ever before. In turn, providers should prepare to be more transparent about infection rates, safety protocols, vaccination rates, and other quality indicators, according to Marvell Adams Jr., COO of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania-based The Kendal Corporation. Adams has been working to […]

Kendal, RiverWoods CEOs Believe Life Plan Communities Must Adapt to Survive

The Covid-19 pandemic is pressuring the senior living industry in myriad ways, and providers that don’t adapt with the times risk going extinct. Life plan communities are more complex to operate in the Covid-19 era, and nonprofits generally don’t have access to the same scale and resources that their for-profit peers do. So, the pandemic […]

Senior Living Providers Adapt Amenities to Covid-19’s New Normal

Many senior living providers made the hard choice of shuttering their amenity spaces to prevent the spread of Covid-19. But as states across the country reopen for business, providers and the partners helping operate their amenities face an even harder challenge: safely bringing residents back into those spaces. The challenges are steep. Take the example […]

Dining at a Distance: Senior Living Culinary Teams Make Tough Decisions Due To Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many senior living providers to retool their dining programs in short order. The operational challenges have been intense and in some cases “gut-wrenching,” as they fly in the face of dining leaders’ natural inclinations to bring residents together and offer the highest-caliber experiences possible. Indeed, many providers have spent considerable […]

Movers & Shakers: Former Watercrest Exec Joins Sagely; New EDs for ISL, Grand Senior Living

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New Transform Podcast – The Future of the CCRC

The continuing care retirement community model is changing to account for boomers’ wants and needs, and to make CCRCs more important players in the U.S. health care system. To hear more about where CCRCs are headed, listen to the latest episode of Transform, a podcast about the people and ideas shaping the future of senior living, […]

Movers & Shakers: Maxwell Group’s New President; Springpoint Names VP of Marketing

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Senior Living Executive Forecast: 2019 Business Trends, Challenges, Opportunities

In 2019, senior living providers need get over a “me first” mentality and get collaborative. Occupancy will remain stagnant and workforce challenges will grow more complicated, but changes in the U.S. economy and health care system could alleviate some pressures and create business opportunities. However, to take advantage of opportunities, providers might need to “detonate” […]