New luxury senior living community now open in Atlanta area

ATLANTA (June 6, 2022) – Heartis Buckhead, a luxury Integral Senior Living community specializing in independent living, assisted living and memory care services, is now open in Atlanta. The community, which opened its doors at the beginning of the month, offers the Atlanta Buckhead & Midtown areas a new level of care and elevated lifestyle option for seniors.

“Our team has put a lot of thought and hard work into this community, and we can’t wait to share these premier services with the residents of Atlanta,” said Brooke Munson, Executive Director of Heartis Buckhead. “Residents will have access to a full complement of luxury amenities and top-of-the-line independent, assisting living and memory care services.”

The community will offer signature programs like Vibrant Life®, Generations Memory Care and Elevate® dining to enhance the senior living experience for residents.

“With all that Heartis Buckhead has to offer, it will be a highly desired senior living option in Atlanta,” said Tina Schachter, regional vice president of Sales and Marketing at ISL. “The community has abundant options to create personalized care and lifestyle for each of our resident’s preferred lifestyles and needs. We can’t wait to make this community ‘home’ for all of our new residents.”

Heartis Buckhead is open for tours and is now accepting new residents.

About Integral Senior Living
Integral Senior Living (ISL), headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., manages a progressive selection of more than 100 senior living communities to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It manages independent, assisted living and memory care communities 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 Heartis
Launched in 2013, Heartis® is an award-winning senior living brand. Heartis uses thorough analytics and strong marketing to bring a unique product to market. With over 2,000 beds, Heartis is rapidly expanding across the U.S. with its mission of helping seniors live life to the fullest. To learn more, visit www.heartis.com.

Integral Senior Living assumes management of Utah, Nevada assisted living and memory care communities


 Integral Senior Living, a premier senior living community management company, has announced it will be adding a new slate of communities to its management portfolio effective May 1. The new communities include:

  • Escalante at Willow Creek, in Sandy, Utah
  • Escalante at Coventry, in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • The Meadows at Escalante, in Saint George, Utah
  • Escalante at The Lakes, in Las Vegas, Nev.

All four communities are owned by, MedCore Partners

“Each new community is an opportunity for ISL to reach a new audience of seniors and introduce them to an inviting community complete with the personalized care they need and the active, engaging lifestyle they want,” said Collette Gray, president and CEO of Integral Senior Living. “It is a pleasure to further expand our portfolio in Utah and Nevada and to continue our relationship with MedCore Partners.”

By joining the ISL family, all four communities will have access to the full suite of programs ISL has refined from years of offering the utmost levels of care for its seniors. The Vibrant Life®,Generations Memory Care and Elevate programs will be added to these new communities to enhance the experience expected of an ISL community. 

About Integral Senior Living
Integral Senior Living (ISL), headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., manages a progressive selection of more than 100 senior living communities to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It manages independent, assisted living and memory care communities 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.

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, Nevada and has four other Texas-based properties under development.

Brentwood at Elkhart Independent Living residents place flags on veterans’ graves

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) – Senior living community members are paying tribute to veterans ahead of Memorial Day.

Residents at Brentwood at Elkhart Independent Living volunteered Saturday morning to place new flags on the graves of veterans at Prairie Street Cemetery.

Read more: WNDU: Senior living community honors veterans with flags at gravesites

Integral Senior Living CEO shares experiences, lessons from early days of COVID-19

Senior Housing News spoke with leaders in the senior living industry, including ISL CEO Collette Gray, about their experiences with the early days of the pandemic and what they’ve learned for the future.

Read about all the things they’ve learned below:
Senior Housing News: Embrace Vulnerability, Control Fear: How Covid Changed the Top Leaders of Brookdale, ISL, Merrill Gardens 

ISL resident throws out opening pitch at South Bend Cubs game

Thanks to the “Living The Dream” program at Brentwood at Elkhart Independent Living, Linda, a 79-year-old resident and lifelong Cubs fan, was able to throw out out the first pitch before the South Bend Cubs took the field against the Beloit Sky Carps.

Read more:
WNDU: Local senior throws out opening pitch at South Bend Cubs game
ABC 57: Lifelong Cubs fan achieves dream of throwing ceremonial first pitch

Donate today to help Ukrainian seniors

The war in Ukraine has put millions of lives at risk. There are more than 7 million people aged 60 or older in Ukraine who cannot escape from affected areas. Now through May 18, 2022, the senior living community is connecting with CARE to champion a philanthropic effort by raising funds to help seniors in Ukraine with desperately needed food and shelter. Your contributions will help get urgently needed supplies like water, food, hygiene kits and other ongoing support directly to seniors at risk from these hostilities.

Visit Care.org to donate today.

Integral Senior Living names Zandria Stapleton regional director of sales and marketing

Integral Senior Living (ISL) has announced Zandria Stapleton as its new regional director of sales and marketing.

Stapleton comes to ISL with more than 15 years of experience in the senior living industry and has spent many of those years in management or marketing positions. In her most recent position as a regional director of Sales at Eclipse Senior Living, she was responsible for occupancy growth, developing lead generation tactics and business development.

She has experience in the senior living industry and has had success in improving the sales at five senior living companies. In her new position, Stapleton will oversee the sales and marketing efforts for several of ISL’s communities, which include independent and assisted living and memory care.

News coverage:
Senior Housing News: Movers & Shakers: Lifespace Appoints Strategy Lead; ISL Names Regional Sales and Marketing Director
McKnight’s Senior Living: People in the news, March 29

Stephanie Maupin

Brentwood at Elkhart Assisted Living’s executive director to be honored with Women of Distinction Award

Stephanie Maupin, Executive Director of Brentwood at Elkhart Assisted Living/Integral Senior Living, Elkhart, Indiana has been named a Rising Star in the McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards, a joint program of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Home Care.

The program, in its fourth year, recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the senior living, skilled nursing or home care professions or who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the fields.  Rising Stars are women who are younger than 40 or have fewer than 15 years in the industry.

“These honorees, early in their long-term care careers, already have made impressive contributions to their employers and fields,” McKnight’s Editorial Director John O’Connor said.

Nominations were judged by a national external panel of industry experts.  All winners will be honored at an awards celebration on May 12th in Chicago, IL.  An educational forum panel will follow on May 13th.

To see the full list of inductees, and for more information about the program, visit www.mcknightswomenofdistinction.com.

News coverage: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: McKnight’s announces 2022 Women of Distinction ‘Rising Stars’ 

Parkview on Hollybrook couples celebrate marriage with vow renewal ceremony on Valentine’s Day


Leora and Ralph have been together for 61 years. On Valentine’s Day, they renewed their vows and celebrated their love at Integral Senior Living’s Parkview on Hollybrook’s vow renewal and remembrance ceremony in Longview, Texas.

Read more coverage below:

Longview News-Journal: Parkview couples celebrate marriage with vow renewal ceremony 
KETK.com: Longview senior center celebrates Valentine’s Day with vow renewals
KLTV: Residents of Longview assisted living facility remember, renew their vows