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iN2L + LifeLoop names new CEO
iN2L+LifeLoop has named Navin Gupta as chief executive officer to focus on growth of the recently-expanded organization moving forward.
Gupta replaces outgoing CEO Lisa Taylor, who will remain involved with the organization as a strategic advisor, a press release regarding the announcements stated.
With more than two decades in health care, security and telecommunication, Gupta will focus on market acceleration, product innovation and deepening customer relationships while expanding the organization’s partner communities.
He previously worked in the home health and hospice division of MatrixCare and prior to that, spent decades leading product improvements in patient monitoring and communication for Philips Healthcare, United Technologies, and Siemens.
iN2L recently acquired LifeLoop in April to create a more integrated senior living tech platform.
Kisco Senior Living adds senior culinary director
Kisco Senior Living recently hired Ernest Fong as senior director of culinary services, according to an announcement made on LinkedIn by Kisco National Director of Culinary Services Randall Lonoza.
Fong joins Kisco after three-and-a-half years at Northstar Senior Living where he served as director of dining services.
Presbyterian Senior Living adds medical director
Presbyterian Senior Living announced Dr. Paul Katz as corporate medical director to fill the post previously held by Dr. Russel Breish, who is retiring from the role.
Katz brings more than 15 years experience in geriatrics, post-acute and longterm care medicine. Katz previously served as director of medical services for Westminster Oaks and as the chair of department of geriatrics within the Florida State University College of Medicine.
Senior advisor named for Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury
Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury, a memory care and AL community in Sudbury, Massachusetts, named Mandy Emond as senior advisor.
With over a decade of senior living experience, Katz will provide resources and education to families during the caregiving journey and assist others with their search for memory care.
Prior to her current role, she worked as director of sales and marketing, as a traditional care director, a home care supervisor and home care case manager
Eden Alternative board welcomes latest member
Delight by Design CEO Sarah Thomas has joined the board of the Eden Alternative with more than 20 years of senior living experience.
Her career has spanned high-tech robotics, change management, post-acute care. She joins the board at a time of growth for Eden that comes after nearly two years of modernization of its services and tools to better meet senior living community needs.
Integral Senior Living community adds to leadership team
The Capstone at Centerra, an Integral Senior Living community in the Loveland, Colorado area, recently announced Deedra Moats as executive director.
Moats brings over 25 years of health care and human services experience to the community, and previously served as executive director of The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail in Lafayette, Colorado.
The Capstone at Centerra is set to open this fall.
Foundry Commercial adds vice president as senior living exposure grows
Foundry Commercial recently hired Zach Strunk as vice president of operations for seniors housing.
Foundry Commercial now has a senior living portfolio of nearly 50 communities across eight states. Strunk brings more than a decade of experience leading operations within both skilled nursling, assisted living and memory care communities.
He joins Foundry from Balfour Senior Living where he worked for five years having most recently served as senior director of operations.
In June, the company acquired the Spring Arbor Senior Living collection of 24 AL and memory care communities in Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia.
Civitas Senior Living community welcomes new chef
Civitas Senior Living’s The Gallery at Port Orange, announced the arrival of a new chef, Daniel Kaine, who started on Aug. 1 for the company.
Kaine has spend more than 23 years of culinary experience, having previously worked as an executive chef for the last decade.
The community, located in Port Orange, Florida, offers various levels of care including IL, AL and memory care units.
Lifespark makes multiple additions to advisory group
Lifespark announced the addition of four advisory group members to bring added experience in value-based contracting to help the company expand into new markets by year-end.
Joining Lifespark’s advisory group is:
Dr. Sunil Sajan Budhrani – health care executive and physician tied to CVS/Aetna Inova Health System
Robert Kramer – founder of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care
Paul Mastrapa – former executive of Help at Home LLC, Option Care and Walgreens Infusion Services
Amanda Tan – principal at Accenture
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