Argentum Announces Willis Towers Watson as New Corporate Partner

Towers Watson
(NASDAQ: WLTW) has now joined the ranks of Argentum’s
Corporate Partner program committing to a three-year engagement with an
initial focus on developing research related to human capital benefits
benchmarking in senior living and risk management practices across the
industry. This year, Argentum also sponsored the Willis Towers Watson
annual Risk
Management Summit

“We are excited about how this thought leadership aligns with challenges
the industry faces in workforce development and human capital needs, as
we continue to deliver solutions to meet the increasing convergence of
risk and human capital,” said John Atkinson, Managing Partner, Willis
Towers Watson.

The partnership demonstrates a significant commitment to thought
leadership in the senior living industry. With the support of Willis
Towers Watson, the industry will see more dedicated research aimed at
growing a workforce of trained, caring professionals and improving
operations through innovation and technology.

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership with Willis Towers
Watson,” said Argentum President & CEO, James Balda. “More research is
needed to produce quality data on the present and future demands faced
by the senior living industry. This collaboration will serve to assist
senior living providers in making informed decisions to improve their
business operations.”

In collaboration with Willis Towers Watson, Argentum has recently
published a
addressing the results of a health care benefits survey
focusing on trends in medical plans and benefits for senior living
operators. The report explores the types of benefits offered, financial
metrics, and contribution strategies, and offers insights into emerging
benefits and future plans among providers.

In concert with the report, Willis Towers Watson benefits and senior
living experts Steve Riedl, John Atkinson, and Michael Pokora will share
insights on benefit trends, cost implications, and potential impact of
the presidential elections on healthcare reform, as well as what you can
do in response in upcoming webinars. Register via the links below for
your preferred webinar date:

December 6 | 12pm Noon EST

December 8 | 12pm Noon EST

December 15 | 12pm Noon EST

About Argentum

Argentum is the leading national association exclusively dedicated to
supporting companies operating professionally managed, resident-centered
senior living communities and the older adults and families they serve.
Argentum member companies operate senior living communities offering
assisted living, independent living, and memory care services to older
adults and their families. Since 1990, Argentum has advocated for
choice, accessibility, independence, dignity, and quality of life for
all older adults. Learn more at

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory,
broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn
risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers
Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries. We design and
deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent,
and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions
and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical
intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula
that drives business performance. Learn more at


Jessica McKay
Senior Communications Manager