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Pinnacle Living is new name for Virginia United Methodist Homes

Pinnacle Living is new name for Virginia United Methodist Homes

Richmond, VA-based Virginia United Methodist Homes announced a name change Monday to Pinnacle Living in an effort to shed the word home and to clarify to the public that residents and employees of any faith are welcome.

Columbia Pacific Advisors acquiring Hawthorn Retirement Group

Columbia Pacific Advisors acquiring Hawthorn Retirement Group

Seattle-based senior housing developer and owner Columbia Pacific Advisors and its founders announced the pending purchase of Hawthorn Retirement Group, a Vancouver, WA-based owner, developer and operator of senior housing communities in 20 states and two Canadian provinces, on Monday.

People in the news, June 20

People in the news, June 20

New appointments, promotions and honors related to Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Aegis Living, Asbury Group, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Erickson Living, Friendship, Integral Senior Living, LCB Senior Living, the National Council on Aging, Ohio Living Foundation, Somerby Senior Living and more.

Pathway to Living is new name for Pathway Senior Living

Pathway to Living is new name for Pathway Senior Living

Pathway Senior Living announced a name change to Pathway to Living on Thursday, unveiling a new logo and redesigned website.

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., leaving LeadingAge

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., leaving LeadingAge

Cheryl Phillips, M.D., is leaving her position as senior vice president for public policy and health services at LeadingAge to become president and CEO of the SNP Alliance.

People in the news, June 6

People in the news, June 6

Appointments and awards involving Community at Asbury Place, Brookmeade, Era Living, Erickson Living, Hebrew SeniorLife, Sage Senior Living, Sodexo, Springpoint Senior Living and Welltower.

$82 million Windsor at Celebration on track to open in spring 2018

$82 million Windsor at Celebration on track to open in spring 2018

The only parcel of the Disney-originated master-planned Celebration community designated for seniors housing, the $82 million Windsor at Celebration is on track to open in spring 2018 in Celebration, FL, according to Richard Ackerman, senior managing principal of developer/owner Big Rock Partners. The community will be managed by Life Care Services.

Second Latitude Margaritaville location announced

Second Latitude Margaritaville location announced

Hilton Head, SC, will be the location of the second Latitude Margaritaville 55+ active adult residential community, Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings have announced.

People in the news, May 30

People in the news, May 30

Appointments and honors involving Century Park Associates, LCB Senior Living, Piper Shores/Holbrook Health Center and Seniorlink.

Harbor plans for all executive directors to earn CDAL credential

Harbor plans for all executive directors to earn CDAL credential

Harbor Retirement Associates plans for all its executive directors to earn the certified director of assisted living credential by the end of this year, the company announced Thursday.

LTSS will be focus of new LeadingAge - UMass Boston center

LTSS will be focus of new LeadingAge - UMass Boston center

LeadingAge and the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston are partnering to create the first-of-its-kind LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, LeadingAge announced Tuesday.

People in the news, May 23

People in the news, May 23

Appointments, awards and more involving Asbury Communities, Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Commonweealth Senior Living, Erickson Living, Friendship Senior Options Foundation, National Lutheran Communities and Services, Senior Housing Properties Trust, Senior Lifestyle, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Villaggio at San Luis Obispo and more.

Ziegler named a leading healthcare/senior living underwriter

Privately held investment bank Ziegler said Thursday that 2016 league tables compiled by Thomson Reuters position the company as the No. 1 healthcare/senior living underwriter by financings and the No. 4 healthcare/senior living underwriter by par amount.

People in the news, May 16

People in the news, May 16

Appointments, promotions, retirements and awards involving AdCare Health Systems, Aegis Living, Anthem Memory Care, Avera Health, Brookdale Senior Living, Century Park Associates, Covenant Retirement Communities, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Home Care Assistance, K4Connect, La Costa Glen, Legacy Senior Living, Life Care Services, Methodist Eldercare Services, Senior Care Development, Watercrest Senior Living Group and more.

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June 21

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during June, which is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.