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Keeping your senior living operation run effectively and efficiently is important not only for safeguarding your residents' well-being but also for ensuring you meet covenants and other financial goals.

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Three senior living executives discussing a senior housing construction project at a table with a laptop
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Five ways to reinvent how you approach senior living construction projects
Especially with concerns of overbuilding in many markets, operators should consider their projects from these five angles before committing to construction.
Jamie Timoteo Plante Moran Living Forward
Article March 12, 2020 2 min read
Adults 55 and older enjoying a card game at an active adult community
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Is active adult your senior living organization’s next big opportunity?

Is an active adult product right for your organization? There are critical differences between active adult and traditional senior living options, but in those differences lie possible opportunities.

Sally Heffernan Plante Moran Living Forward
Article December 18, 2019 3 min read

We’ve helped many assisted living, independent living, memory care, home health, and skilled nursing facilities assess and improve their profit margins, cash flow, staff levels, operating expenses, facility expenses, and marketing and sales initiatives. We’ve helped many senior living communities optimize revenue with our Price Point analysis.

Our team will take a holistic look at your operations and financial efficiency, monitoring them in relation to the original forecast, benchmarking them against industry best practices, and evaluating your financial performance and outcome measurements.

If you’d like to optimize your revenue, increase occupancy, and improve the efficiency of your operations, let’s start a conversation today.

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Senior Living Operations Consulting Thought Leadership

  • Five ways to reinvent how you approach senior living construction projects
    Especially with concerns of overbuilding in many markets, operators should consider their projects from these five angles before committing to construction.
    Jamie Timoteo Plante Moran Living Forward Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward
    Article March 12, 2020 2 min read
    Three senior living executives discussing a senior housing construction project at a table with a laptop
  • Is active adult your senior living organization’s next big opportunity?

    Is an active adult product right for your organization? There are critical differences between active adult and traditional senior living options, but in those differences lie possible opportunities.

    Sally Heffernan Plante Moran Living Forward Jamie Timoteo Plante Moran Living Forward Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward
    Article December 18, 2019 3 min read
    Adults 55 and older enjoying a card game at an active adult community
  • Why the time is right for bolder adult day programs in senior living
    Senior living development expert Dana Wollschlager discusses how adult day cares are a growing opportunity, especially as a way to entice middle-income seniors who can’t commit to assist living. Read more at Senior Housing News.
    Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward
    Article October 4, 2019 7 min read
    Seniors at an adult day care center dancing in a large, well-lit room
  • Surprising takeaways from resident interviews at an active adult community
    In a recent focus group with “younger older” adults, we got some surprising insights into the motivations behind their decisions to move into an active adult community in Chicago.
    Sally Heffernan Plante Moran Living Forward Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward Jamie Timoteo Plante Moran Living Forward
    Article September 3, 2019 4 min read
    Younger older adult seniors kayaking in a river living an active adult lifestyle

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Our clients say...

Plante Moran Living Forward stepped us through a comprehensive review of our operations using their Price Point analysis, which provided us with a fresh and detailed review of our cost structure. Living Forward's team was able to use the information generated to pin-point specific areas of loss and recommend revenue-enhancing strategies to improve our bottom line.

Barbara Rode & Mike Warden CEO & CFO, respectively, Saint Therese of New Hope

Working With Us

Plante Moran Living Forward’s client service model starts and ends with you at the forefront. In a truly collaborative approach, we partner with you and your internal teams to understand your community’s needs and develop solutions that meet your goals. We are dedicated to helping senior living communities stay competitive, grow, and provide quality care.

Our Work

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CCRC optimizes cash flow with Price Point analysis
Operationally, St. Therese had a positive cash flow, but intuitively, the CEO and CFO knew that some service offerings may be negatively impacting the results.
Case Study December 15, 2016 1 min read