Ridgeline Management Hires Chris Dover as Chief Financial Officer

ROCKWALL, Texas — Ridgeline Management Co. has hired M. Christopher Dover as chief financial officer. Dover is a healthcare financial operations executive with 22 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including general acute care hospitals, medical groups, senior living…

How to Design a Robust Dining Program

Active adult communities can increase wellness and foster community with a holistic approach to food. By Jami Mohlenkamp The 96 million Americans over age 55 are fundamentally changing the expectations for active adult communities. Baby boomers are demanding something more…

Become a Champion for Both Residents and Workers

Operators must transform approaches to the workforce shortage and accommodate the next generation of seniors. By Taylor Mokris From profitability to safety, seniors housing continues to be a story of post-pandemic resiliency. But as all industries enter the so-called “new…

Juniper Communities Hires Patricia Jacobs Picked to Lead Well-Being Program

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. — Juniper Communities has hired Patricia Jacobs to lead Catalyst, Juniper’s new health and well-being program. Catalyst is a membership-based ecosystem of programs and services addressing individuals’ health and well-being. Through a lifestyle concierge, members receive personalized schedules…

The Springs Living Names Brenda Connelly as President

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — The Springs Living has promoted Brenda Connelly to president of the McMinnville-based operator Reporting to founder and CEO Fee Stubblefield, Connelly will work closely with CFO Molly Vaughan to lead all aspects of the organization. Connelly has…

Integral Senior Living to Operate Two Communities in Texas, Arizona

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, and QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — Integral Senior Living has taken oer operations of Sage Valley Senior Living in Pflugerville and Mojave Sage Senior Living in Queen Creek. Both properties provide assisted living and memory care services. This addition…

Use Technology, Design to Achieve Senior Living Goals

By Christian Buesing, director of operations – technology solutions, Direct Supply Technology needs to serve a purpose. In my personal life I am slow to implement new technology into my routine until I know for sure it will serve me…

The Rise of the Regionals

Regional owners and operators are enjoying a goldilocks moment as local hands-on management gains favor in the wake of the pandemic. By Jane Adler Regional companies may have found their sweet spot.  Last October, the real estate investment trust Ventas…

Outsourced HR Meets the Challenges of Senior Living Staffing

Due to the nature of their clientele, senior living operators continually need to market their services to attract prospective new residents. But it’s not just new residents that they need to attract: it’s new employees as well. For the reality…

Claiborne Names Cindy Swink as Regional Sales Director

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Claiborne Senior Living, a Hattiesburg-based operator has hired Cindy Swink as a regional sales director. Swink joins a team of regional sales directors who are responsible for coaching, monitoring and driving occupancy at the community level. She…