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Senior Living Operations Consulting

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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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
Younger older adult seniors kayaking in a river living an active adult lifestyle
4 min read
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 active adult community in Chicago.
Sally Heffernan Plante Moran Living Forward
Article September 3, 2019 4 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

  • 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 active adult community in Chicago.
    Sally Heffernan Plante Moran Living Forward Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward Jamie Timoteo Plante Moran Living Forward Braden Russell Plante Moran Living Forward
    Article September 3, 2019 4 min read
    Younger older adult seniors kayaking in a river living an active adult lifestyle
  • The senior living operator’s guide to large construction projects
    In this white paper, senior living development professionals will guide you through what you need to know to successfully, and confidently, manage a large senior living construction project from concept through completion.
    Dana Wollschlager Plante Moran Living Forward Jamie Timoteo Plante Moran Living Forward Braden Russell Plante Moran Living Forward Miranda Green Plante Moran Living Forward
    White Paper August 27, 2019 15 min read
    Looking up at the top floors of a senior living apartment building behind a tree on a sunny day
  • Four reasons why you should assess the condition of your senior living facilities

    Facility condition assessments are more important to strategic planning and repositioning discussions than many senior living providers realize. Have you skipped this important step in developing your master plan?

    Eric Dumont Plante Moran Living Forward Braden Russell Plante Moran Living Forward
    Article July 15, 2019 5 min read
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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