Vi, the developer of older adult living communities operating 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) nationwide, including Vi Aventura, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
“We are extremely proud of the accomplishments we have achieved during the past 25 years,” said Randy Richardson, President of Vi. “In an era of uncertainty, our employees and residents can take pride in the fact we are a stable, national presence within the senior living industry, free from third-party debt in our CCRC communities and managed by a strong, long-tenured team.”
Vi was established in 1987 as Classic Residence by Hyatt and changed its name to Vi in 2010. Vi is the Latin root for the word “life,” which was chosen as the name for the company because it captures the positive opportunities to live a more engaging and fulfilling life as an older adult.
Vi’s ability to merge its hospitality heritage with quality senior living is what differentiates the brand from others. Visitors and residents can sense this commitment to quality and service from the moment they walk into one of Vi’s communities, according to Richardson. “Hospitality is in our DNA; and every detail is meant to convey quality service, from the decor to our lifestyle and fitness programs and to our employees who’ve been specially trained in the art of making residents feel at home.”
Vi communities feature stylish dining venues that enable residents to eat well and dine in style. Menus offer a variety of options to suit residents’ nutritional needs and taste preferences. Meals are prepared by chefs trained at The Culinary Institute of America.
As testament to Vi’s approach, a recent survey of independent living residents at Vi’s 10 CCRC communities finds them happy with their decision to live at Vi. The survey, taken this spring, finds that 94 percent of Vi’s independent living residents who completed the survey are very satisfied or satisfied with the community. Almost 95 percent say they would recommend their Vi community to family or friends.
For more information contact Marjorie Aloni, Community Relations Manager at 305-692-4829.