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Vi recognized as one of the country’s best workplaces in Aging Services™ 2023 by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

September 13, 2023: Vi, a leading national developer, owner and operator of upscale continuing care retirement communities, has once again been honored as one of the country’s top employers in the Aging Services industry. The recently announced Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ 2023 list compiled by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine ranked Vi No. 4 out of the 25 best places to work in the Aging Services category. This is the fifth consecutive year that Vi has been recognized on this prestigious list. 

The Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ list is a highly competitive national ranking compiled from survey responses gathered from more than 168,000 employees of Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations in the Aging Services industry. In 2023, 88% of Vi’s employees recognized Vi as a great place to work, 21% higher than a typical U.S. company.

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“It is an honor for Vi to once again be ranked among the Best Workplaces in Aging Services,” said Gary Smith, Vi’s President and CEO.

“Every day the Vi team works hard to provide quality environments, services, and programs to enrich the lives of older adults, so they continually experience the finest in senior living. This ranking based on employee feedback is especially gratifying – we strive to be a great place to work for our people, one where they can thrive professionally and personally. We’re grateful to have the best team in the senior living industry and to Great Place to Work® for this distinction.”

The global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work® selects its Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ list using confidential employee feedback through a survey of more than 60 elements of team members’ experiences on the job, and rigorous analytics. To qualify for the list, companies must already be considered a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization.

Great Place to Work® is the only company culture award in America that selects winners based on how fairly employees are treated. Companies are assessed on how well they have built high trust, high-performance environments, that result in a great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their role is.

“We are pleased to work with some of the best organizations in aging services,” said Chris Magleby, Chief Strategy Officer at HCP. “These companies have proven their commitment to their employees and have worked hard to create an inclusive culture.”

Vi consistently leads the industry in employee retention by providing an array of employee focused programs and initiatives, including:

  • Training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, free language training, a variety of company-paid certification courses, robust leadership development programs as well as access to Vi’s online university, E-Campus. 
  • Vi Hive, a proprietary, company-wide employee communication app that employees at all levels stay informed, connected and engaged. The custom-designed app shares the latest happenings across the organization, and ensures employees’ voices are heard and valued, which directly impacts job satisfaction and retention.
  • Living Well culture offers programs and services to support team members’ health and wellness.
  • Diversity – Vi is committed to creating a great place to work for everyone, regardless of background. The company’s Respect, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, or REDI, commitments help ensure a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, educate team members about unconscious bias, celebrate heritage events, and more. Vi recently released its inaugural REDI report, evaluating the company and culture through the REDI lens and identifying opportunities to further promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To learn more about career opportunities at Vi, please visit jobs.viliving.com.

About Vi

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Vi Living operates 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) across the United States. Blending the best of a five-star resort lifestyle with senior living, Vi communities provide residents with independent living as well as a continuum of care on-site, including assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing should the need arise. With more than 30 years of experience as the owner and operator of residential communities for older adults, Vi continues to work toward providing quality environments, services, and programs to enrich the lives of those they serve.

About the Best Workplaces for Aging Services™

Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces in Aging Services by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more 140,000 employees from Great Place to Work Certified™ companies in the aging services industry. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work® Trust Index™ survey. Great Place to Work determines its lists using its proprietary For All methodology to evaluate and certify thousands of organizations in America’s largest ongoing annual workforce study, based on over 1 million survey responses and data from companies representing more than 6.1 million employees, this year alone. Read the full methodology.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™

About Activated Insights

Activated Insights (an HCP company) is the senior care division of Great Place to Work and provides employee and resident surveys to aging services provides. Through HCP’s recent acquisition of Activated Insights and Pinnacle Quality Insight, Activated Insights now provides the largest data set in post-acute care, along with training and reputation management. With an expertise in senior care, Activated Insights is committed to transforming the aging experience by impacting the lives of seniors, families, staff, and others in senior care through research, data, and technology.

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