Integral Senior Living announces regional manager, national director

ISL has named Jessie Wiens as regional manager of sales and marketing and and Tara Wietor as national director of project management.

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Integral Senior Living celebrates its 20th anniversary

This year, Integral Senior Living is proud to be celebrating our 20th anniversary. From the very beginning, it was our goal to surround ourselves with the most experienced, caring and passionate associates to cultivate a team who exceeds the needs of our residents and their families on a daily basis. These associates have been the backbone of ISL and are the “culture-keepers,” whose dedication, innovation, creativity and hard work have allowed us to get this far.

We would like to thank our amazing leaders, our loyal associates, and all of our residents and their families at each of our communities who have helped us achieve this milestone. Our promise to you is that we will consistently demonstrate excellence in the senior living industry, while we continue to proudly serve each of our residents, associates and ownership groups.

As we celebrate 20 years, we are reminded of the great achievements made over the last two decades, and we are grateful for the reciprocated dedication between Integral Senior Living and our clients. Happy 20th anniversary, ISL!

Integral Senior Living names new regional VP of operations

CARLSBAD, Calif. Integral Senior Living (ISL), a premier senior living management company, has named Lori Silinskie to the role of regional vice president of Operations. 

Silinskie joins ISL after a successful career in the senior housing industry. Working in both public and private organizations for more than 30 years, Silinskie has led and managed senior living portfolios as large as 7,000 units and a quarter-billion dollars in annual revenue. Most recently, she led her own company to success providing support to private owners and equity firms with deal evaluation through acquisition transition, as well as operational and sales strategic intervention and positioning for divestiture. 

“Lori is joining ISL with a wealth of experience in our industry and a great passion for helping seniors live their best lives,” said Collette Gray, Integral Senior Living’s president and CEO. “She’ll play a big role in helping ISL maintain its place as one of the top senior living management companies.” 

In her new role, Silinskie will be responsible for overseeing the operations of several ISL communities. 

In her spare time, Silinskie enjoys time with family, pets and friends, as well as offering service to others in the community. She volunteers for foster family meal provision and monthly Atlanta Feed the Homeless and recently spent time during the pandemic supporting and teaching at her church’s children’s learning lab.

Media coverage: Senior Living News: Integral Senior Living Names New Regional Vice President, Operations

About Integral Senior Living

Integral Senior Living (ISL), headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., manages a progressive selection of more than 100 senior residences to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It manages independent, assisted living and memory care properties throughout 25 states. Ranked among the nation’s largest senior living providers, according to Senior Living Executive, ISL is founded on a care philosophy that fosters dignity and respect for residents and promotes their independence and individuality. The dedicated associates at each community are trained to maintain the highest standards of senior care services. For more information about ISL, visit Integral Senior Living’s website , blog and Facebook page.

Great-great-grandmother, ISL resident serves as matron of honor at Christmas Eve wedding

Thanks to the “Living The Dream” program at The Pointe at Lifespring Senior Living, Juanita, a 97-year-old resident, was able to attend her great-granddaughter’s marriage license ceremony as the matron of honor.

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Integral Senior Living leadership completes Argentum’s first leadership development initiative

ISL’s Cassondra Blair, Heather Haley and Erin Rohrbacher were among the 20 senior living professionals from an array of large and small operators who have now graduated from Argentum’s inaugural Leadership Advancement & Development program after completing a year of training and education to support their career goals.

Read More: McKnight Senior Living: 20 complete Argentum’s first leadership development initiative

Integral Senior Living announces management of five new communities

New communities build out Integral Senior Living’s portfolio in the Western United States

CARLSBAD, Calif. Integral Senior Living, a premier senior living community management company, has announced it has or will soon assume management of five senior living communities in Utah and Southern California:

“We are delighted to add these communities to the ISL portfolio,” said Collette Gray, president and CEO of ISL. “The opportunity to grow our roster of communities allows ISL to offer our signature services and personalized care to even more seniors. It’s a pleasure to welcome all of these communities to our family.”

By joining the ISL team, these communities will have access to ISL’s full suite of programs, proven to create an exceptional experience and level of care for seniors in every ISL community. The Vibrant Life®,Generations Memory Care and Elevate® dining programs it offers will be added to the duo’s current offerings to raise their standard of care.

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About Integral Senior Living
Integral Senior Living (ISL), headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., manages a progressive selection of more than 100 senior residences to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It manages independent, assisted living and memory care properties throughout 25 states. Ranked among the nation’s largest senior living providers, according to Senior Living Executive, ISL is founded on a care philosophy that fosters dignity and respect for residents and promotes their independence and individuality. The dedicated associates at each community are trained to maintain the highest standards of senior care services. For more information about ISL, visit Integral Senior Living’s website, blog and Facebook page.

About Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, Inc.

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, Inc., invests in a diversified portfolio of health care real estate assets, focusing primarily on medical office buildings, senior housing communities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and other health care-related investments. GAHR III qualified to be taxed as a REIT for federal income tax purposes beginning with its taxable year ended Dec. 31, 2014, and intends to continue to qualify to be taxed as a REIT. GAHR III is co-sponsored by AHI and Griffin Capital Company, LLC. For more information regarding GAHR III, please visit www.HealthcareREIT3.com.

About MedCore Partners, LLC

MedCore Partners is a Dallas-based real estate firm that is dedicated entirely to serving the health care industry. In-house capabilities include brokerage advisory services, development, construction management, finance and investments, and health care research and analytics.

In 2016, MedCore launched its senior living division with the objective of developing full-service senior living communities in strategic markets across the country. The MedCore Partners Senior Living team has more than 80 years’ combined experience in health care development, construction and operations leadership. MedCore currently owns five senior living properties in Texas, Arizona and Utah and has four other Texas-based properties under development.

About Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC
Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC, manages more than $1 billion* across a variety of alternative investment strategies including private equity, public equity, real estate, distressed debt and special situation lending. Partners at Columbia Pacific have deep roots in the acute care and long-term care arenas. Dan Baty was founder, chairman and CEO at Emeritus Corporation and chairman and CEO of Holiday Retirement Corporation. Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC, is headquartered in Seattle, Wash. For more information, please visit www.columbiapacific.com.

Integral Senior Living CEO Collette Gray talks about ISL’s leadership priorities and company culture

ISL is a company where 12 “culture keepers” rule the day. Collette Gray, president and CEO of Integral Senior Living and Solstice Senior Living, sat down with The San Diego Union-Tribune to discuss what makes ISL different from other companies.

Read More: The San Diego Union-Tribune: Leadership winner, small company: Collette Gray of Integral Senior Living

Integral Senior Living recognized as a top workplace in San Diego County

Integral Senior Living (ISL), a premier provider of senior living management services in more than 100 communities across the country, has been named one of the top 12 places to work in the area.

Sponsored by The San Diego Union-Tribune, the award is presented to employers in San Diego County based on an anonymous employee survey that gathers responses regarding issues relating to workplace culture, including work-life balance, opportunity for growth and great management.

“We’ve always known that our associates are the most important factor in our success. To provide an excellent senior living experience to our residents, our associates need to feel empowered by their work,” said Collette Gray, president and CEO at Integral Senior Living. “That our people are fulfilled by their workplace experience is one of the most important metrics of success we could hope to achieve.”

To be eligible, The San Diego Union-Tribune mandates that a company must be located in San Diego County and employ at least 50 people. All employers are eligible, including public, private, nonprofit and governmental, and there is no cost to enter the Top Workplaces program.

About Integral Senior Living
Integral Senior Living (ISL), headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., manages a progressive selection of more than 100 senior residences to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It manages independent, assisted living and memory care properties throughout 25 states. Ranked among the nation’s largest senior living providers, according to Senior Living Executive, ISL is founded on a care philosophy that fosters dignity and respect for residents and promotes their independence and individuality. The dedicated associates at each community are trained to maintain the highest standards of senior care services. For more information about ISL, visit Integral Senior Living’s website, blog and Facebook page.