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Virtual Presales Success

Senior Marketing Solutions has been working with the marketing team at Arbor Acres throughout the pandemic to migrate the sales and marketing function to virtual platforms for meetings, presentations, and sales tool using The Vectre YourTour.


The Boomers have arrived!


I recall presenting on the topic of “the next generation” at conferences as far back as two decades ago.  Even then it was clear that the Baby Boomer generation would have high expectations for more open floor plans, the ability to customize their interior spac

Carroll Lutheran Village

Carroll Lutheran Village

November 2015 - July 2018


Carroll Lutheran Village was established in 1980 through the cooperative grassroots effort of 21 local Lutheran pastors and lay leaders to provide quality care for older adults.  The original 40-acre campus i

2018 Updates

This photo will always remind me of two senior living marketing successes in Maryland – here I am at Leading Ag

A Letter From the President

In reflecting on my 30+ years of marketing in the senior housing and healthcare industry, three key words come to mind for success: Innovation, Excellence and Community. Innovation involves creative design, application of new technology and person-centered care philosophy.


Latest Client News

Consultant Speaks at Virginia Tech

By Karen Hodge - Monday, November 3, 2014


Fall 2014 marks the 6th year that Karen Hodge, president of Senior Marketing Solutions LLC, has been requested as a guest speaker at Virginia Tech’s property management program.



Foxdale Expansion Featured in PA Business Central

Foxdale plans big expansion

by Mike Joseph


State College —Foxdale Village, a Quaker-directed continuing-care retirement facility, is celebrating its 20th year in business by growing for the future, according to executive director Bill Jame

Foxdale Expansion Featured in Centre Daily Times

Foxdale plans big expansion

by Mike Joseph


STATE COLLEGE — The Foxdale Village elderly housing complex plans a substantial expansion that will add about 100 new residential rooms, a swimming pool, parking area and cafe, documents filed with the borough sho

Centre Daily Times' Valentine's Day article features Foxdale residents

Lifetime of Love and Friendship

by Chris Rosenblum

STATE COLLEGE — Sixty-three years after they met, John and Jane Buzzell still go on dates.


Sometimes, on the spur of the moment, they’ll head down the road fro

Foxdale's literary magazine featured in VOICES of Central PA

'Foxdale Miscellany’ allows retirees creative literary outlet

By Lindsay Chew

For some people, retirement might mean long afternoons knitting and evenings of “Murder She Wrote” reruns.