EPOCH Senior Living Names Gerber Chairperson

WALTHAM, MA — Laurie Gerber, wife of the late EPOCH Senior Living CEO Larry Gerber, has been named the company’s Chairperson. Larry founded EPOCH (pronounced epic) in 1997. Under his leadership, the company grew to include five Waterstone Senior Living communities and 11 Bridges® by EPOCH memory care assisted living …

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Senior Living News
Names Nelson Editor

Senior Living News is pleased to introduce Jim Nelson as its new Editor, effective immediately. Nelson comes to Senior Living News from The Institute of Risk & Safety Analyses, where he had been the Copy Editor since 2021. Previously, Nelson worked at radio/music industry trade organization The Network Magazine Group …

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HEALTHTAC East Panel: Dining with Technology

Technology has altered the dining experience at senior living communities in recent years, allowing new options for customization and automation at each meal.  Three executives from top senior living firms spoke on technology in dining at the 2023 HEALTHTAC East conference on March 21 at the Trump National Doral Miami. …

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HEALTHTAC East Panel: Executive Women in Senior Housing

Although a much-improved landscape, the gender balance in senior living staff still has room for improvement. According to a 2019 report from Argentum, while over 80% of the senior living workforce are women, that number shrinks to 17% when it comes to senior living executives.  Three executives from top senior …

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Earning a Health and Safety Certification

Tables and umbrellas on an outdoor patio

Late last year, Claiborne Senior Living was awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). WELL is a building standard that focuses on people’s wellness. According to IWBI’s website, “WELL applies the science of physical and social environments to benefit the health, well-being and performance of …

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