Priority Life Care Promotes Three

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Priority Life Care (PLC), a Fort Wayne-based operator, has promoted Mark Starks to senior vice president of operations, David Kloster to vice president of operations and Marisa Williams to senior director of sales and training. Starks…

Chapters Living Hires Becky Kaufmann, Tyler Brady

ST. LOUIS — Chapters Living, a St. Louis-based assisted living operator, has hired Becky Kaufmann and Tyler Brady to its team. Kaufmann joins Chapters as the senior vice president of quality of life and memory support. With over 16 years…

KARE CEO: ‘Culture’ Doesn’t Mean What Operators Think

PHILADELPHIA — It is common to hear operators proudly profess that it’s their culture that allows them to be top employers in the seniors housing industry, helping to face the massive labor shortage within the sector. However, “culture” can be…

Acts Adds Three to Board of Directors

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a nonprofit operator based in Fort Washington, has added James Glynn, Heinz Hegmann and Dr. Daniel Middlebrooks to its board of directors. Glynn is co-founder (now retired) of GlynnDevins, one of the leading…

How to Manage the ‘Tripledemic’ of COVID, Flu and RSV

By Sara Aristizabal, Delos Labs For over two years, people in the United States and around the world have lived under varying levels of precautionary measures to control the outbreak of COVID-19. Mandatory masking, vaccinations, social distancing and stay-at-home restrictions…

LCS Promotes GeLynna Shaw to Executive Vice President of Operations

DES MOINES, Iowa — LCS, the nation’s third-largest senior living operator, has promoted GeLynna Shaw to the role of executive vice president of operations/senior living management. Effective Jan. 1, she will be responsible for supporting Chris Bird, president and chief…

Steps to Help Small Seniors Housing Owners Prepare for a Sale

The seniors housing market has had its fair share of well-documented struggles, including plunging occupancies during COVID-19 and continuing labor challenges. Like the rest of the commercial real estate market, the sector is now confronting higher interest rates and recession.…

Oakmont Promotes Four to New Positions

IRVINE, Calif. — Oakmont Senior Living, an Irvine-based operator with 44 communities located across California and Nevada, has promoted four employees to executive leadership positions within the growing company. Andrew Moret was promoted to vice president of culinary operations from…

The Buckingham in Houston Names Philip Jacob as Executive Director

HOUSTON — The Buckingham, a continuing care retirement community in Houston, has named Philip Jacob as its new executive director. Jacob joined the community as a health care administrator in 2011, and mostly recently served as interim executive director. He…

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…