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Capital Manor Breaks Ground on Expansion

On May 3, Capital Manor, the only non-profit Life Plan Community in Salem, Ore., hosted a groundbreaking ceremony signaling the kick-off of its five-phase expansion. The expansion plan includes improved parking, new memory care suites and independent living villas, additional dining venues, plus numerous amenity upgrades and improvements throughout its campus nestled into the hills … Continued

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What is the Difference between a Strategic Plan and a Master Plan?

Aldersly Retirement Community, San Rafael, CA Often built well over two decades ago, many not-for-profit communities find themselves in dire need to either upgrade, renovate or even completely reposition themselves. Do you have a plan for staying competitive in your marketplace?  There’s a lot of talk about strategic and master planning, but what is the … Continued

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LCS Development Selected to Develop Expansion of Senior Living Community in Boca Raton, Florida

LCS Development®, An LCS Company, has been selected to develop and market the expansion of the Toby & Leon Cooperman Sinai Residences of Boca Raton, a not-for-profit, Life Plan Community in Boca Raton, Florida. Opened in 2016, Sinai Residences includes 234 independent living homes, 48 assisted living units, 24 memory care units, and 60 skilled … Continued

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Best Repositioning 2017: Drab, Empty Community Gets Top-Drawer Amenities

The Kingswood Senior Living Community in Kansas City, Missouri, has been around for over 35 years—and, until recently, that fact was painfully obvious to both residents and management. A couple of years ago, its occupancy was low—about 64%—and attracting new residents had begun to prove challenging, due at least in part to the community’s drab, … Continued

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Timber Ridge at Talus in Issaquah Wins Senior Housing Award

  Timber Ridge at Talus, a Life Plan Community in Issaquah, Wash., was recently awarded Runner Up in the Continuing Care Retirement Community category. More than 80 senior living organizations nationwide recently competed for top honors in the 2017 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards, a program that recognizes excellence in design by celebrating … Continued

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Expansion Project Kicks Off at The Heritage at Brentwood

The Heritage at Brentwood kicked off its Redbud Expansion during a ground breaking ceremony Wednesday. LCS Development®, An LCS Company, is overseeing all aspects of the development. “We are integrated with the community to work seamlessly alongside the contractor to deliver more housing options and state-of-the-art amenities for our residents,” says Kent Larson, LCS executive … Continued

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Joel Nelson promoted to CEO and President; Ed Kenny continues as Chairman of the Board

LCS announced today that Joel Nelson has been promoted to CEO and president of LCS effective January 1, 2018.  Ed Kenny will continue as chairman of the board of Life Care Companies LLC and LCS Holdings, Inc. “LCS has an impressive track record specific to CEO succession planning,” says Kenny. “After 38 wonderful years with LCS, … Continued

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Senior Living Redevelopment: How to Remain Relevant and Profitable

By Earl Wade, VP/Senior Director of Business Development The majority of senior living communities in the U.S. were developed in the 1980s and ‘90s. NIC data from 2016 shows 58% of properties have existed for 17+ years; many in the category are 25+ years old. If your community falls into this category of “aging communities” and … Continued

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New Developments: What to Look for in a Third-Party Senior Living Development Partner

By Lisa Hardy, President and CEO at Emerald Communities, and soon-to-open Heron’s Key in Gig Harbor, Washington and Jason Jorgenson, Senior Project Manager for LCS Development Whether it’s a new development, expansion, or repositioning of an existing community, demand for senior housing is healthy. Fueled by a strong economy, job growth, steady consumer confidence, and an … Continued

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