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Argentum is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, appropriately licensed, resident-centered, consumer-driven senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. Founded in 1990 as an association of assisted living companies, today Argentum serves as the voice for over 300 senior living companies and the seniors and families those communities serve.

Companies choosing to join Argentum, whether operators of senior living communities or companies offering products and services to senior living communities, are making an investment in their future and all senior living.

Owner/Operator Membership

Argentum invites companies that own and/or operate senior living communities (providers and REITs) to join Argentum. Three levels of  membership are available, providing your company with an investment level that best matches its interests in senior living.

Industry Partner Membership

Argentum invites companies offering products, services and solutions to senior living communities to join Argentum.  Three levels of membership are available, providing your company with an investment level that best matches its interests in senior living. 

Full Membership Details


  • Eligible for nomination to committees, work groups, and Board of Directors. At least 2/3 of the voting members of the Board of Directors will represent owner/operator member companies. Gold Members have highest priority for election to the Board of Directors.
  • Member discounts on event registrations, including the Senior Living Executive Conference and the Executive Director Leadership Institute
  • Member discounts on event registration at the Senior Living Executive Fall Convention - an event that explores the industry’s critical imperatives like memory care and workforce development
  • Member discounts on expo, reports and toolkits, and Senior Living Career Center
  • Member discounts on Executive Director Certification Exam and test prep resources
  • Access to digital Senior Living Operator Resource Library, sample models & templates, white papers, and research reports
  • Subscription to the bimonthly Senior Living Executive magazine
  • Permission to use the Argentum member logo on company communications. (2016 logos available upon dues receipt)
  • Access to the State Legislative & Regulatory Tracking System
  • Access to online directory of member company contacts. Directory includes contact name, title, mailing address, and phone number.


Silver members also receive all bronze membership benefits.

  • 12 printed Executive Member Reports and tool kits, including a quarterly Workforce Report
  • 10 printed Senior Living Public Policy Reports featuring state and federal updates and victories
  • Invitation to participate in advocacy grassroots training and meetings with Congress
  • 3 complimentary registrations to the Senior Living Executive Fall Convention - an event that explores the industry’s critical imperatives like memory care and workforce development


Gold members also receive all silver and bronze membership benefits.

  • Company CEO (or his/her representative) will be invited to serve alongside peers from the leading companies on the Executive Advisory Board.
  • Invitation for member CEO (or his/her representative) to attend the Chief Executive Summit, which features prominent speakers, professional networking, and conversations with leaders in the senior living industry. 
  • Invitation for Gold member CEO (or his/her representative) and significant other to attend the CEO Dinner held during the Senior Living Executive Conference.
  • Invitation to the Gold Member Reception held during the Senior Living Executive Conference for registered attendees. Participants are members of Argentum's Industry Partner Executive Roundtable (2 representatives may attend) and Owner/Operator Executive Roundtables.
  • Company CEO (or his/her representative) will be invited to professional networking events that arise throughout the year, including private meetings with event speakers, and exclusive receptions
  • Member company will be recognized on the Argentum website, event programs and signage, and listed in each issue of Senior Living Executive magazine. 
  • Seasoned senior living professionals are invited to participate in Executive Peer Groups, comprised of senior executives from a variety of disciplines and functional areas. Executive Peer Groups meet in person and through conference calls to discuss their most pressing business challenges.
    • Owner/Operator Executive Roundtables - Owner/Operator members may appoint their senior team from the major functional areas in senior living to executive peer groups.
    • Industry Partner Executive Roundtable - Industry partner members at the gold level are eligible to appoint two representatives to serve on the Industry Partner Executive Roundtable. Please note: The Industry Partnership Executive Roundtable was formerly known as the President’s Council.

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