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Nonprofit senior living providers consider unconventional ideas to differentiate

April 12, 2019 Article 4 min read
Authors:
Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward

Could partnering with local pizza restaurants become a differentiator for senior living communities? A recent panel featuring Plante Moran Living Forward discusses ways to think outside the box and stand out amongst mounting competition. Read more at Senior Housing News.

Senior man eats pizza at a restaurant that partners with senior living communities

Could partnering with local pizza restaurants become a differentiator for senior living communities?

At this year’s LeadingAge Illinois Meeting & Expo, a panel that included Plante Moran Living Forward Partner Dana Wollschlager explored this and other unconventional ideas that may help communities stand out among the competition.

While the panel debated the advantages of active adult senior living, health systems and home-based service collaborations, and even partnering with pizza places, all the panelists agreed that nonprofit communities must break the mold — especially as for-profit providers increase the pressure in many markets across the United States. 

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