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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Gainesville, FL Community Earned Inclusivity Award

A few members of The Village at Gainesville team holding the award and certificate and standing in front of a projector

Last year, The Village at Gainesville—a community in Gainesville, FL that’s part of SantaFe Senior Living—was awarded the Inclusive Employer of the Year award by the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA). The community was nominated by Linda Musillo, who is the program administrator for Project SAINT. Project …

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The CEO Series: Lisa Gaudioso, Elegance Living

CEO Lisa Gaudioso

We all know that human connection is important; that’s nothing new. However, Elegance Living is taking that knowledge a step further. The company developed a connection-based campaign that started in January and will last for all of 2023; it’s aptly named the “All Together Now” initiative. The program was created …

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Messiah Lifeways’ New Memory Care Courtyard

Cutting the ribbon during the event

When Asper neighborhood—Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village’s secure memory care and dementia neighborhood—moved from the second floor down to the main floor in 2021, the staff realized that this created an opportunity for it to be connected to a courtyard that’s specifically designed for memory care residents and their needs. …

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