18 min

Episode 12:5 Len Weiser on White Horse Village’s Master Plan and Senior Living as a Service Glowing Older

    • Business

The President and CEO of the 34-year-old nonprofit life plan community shares White Horse Village’s “secret sauce” for technology innovation, lifelong learning, and resident-driven programming on campus and in the local community.

About Len

Len Weiser has worked as a Director of Nursing for a Skilled Nursing Community, Nursing Home Administrator, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for both profit and non-profit organizations.  He has worked for single-site and corporate entities at the campus-level and on the corporate team.

Len serves on the LeadingAge PA Board of Directors. He completed his undergraduate degree in Nursing at Rutgers University, Master’s in Executive Nursing Leadership at Wilmington University and is in the final stages of completing his Doctorate in Business Administration at Wilmington University.

Key Takeaways


Aging services will be more customizable and expandable. Senior living is becoming a service.
Technology innovations include 24-hour access to telemedicine, smart home packages, and the K4Connect App that provides residents and families access to daily menus, trips, and events. Seventy five percent of residents touch one of those technologies daily.
White Horse Village partners with the local community college to offer lifelong learning opportunities for residents on campus or virtually. It is a reciprocal relationship where residents are available for tutoring and guest lecturing at the campus.
A newly formed resident sustainability committee focuses on sustainable and climate change initiativesto support on campus.
White Horse’s wellness advisory committee partners with the fitness staff to craft wellness programming. The vast array of activities and services include an aquatics group, spin classes, massage therapy, and even Reiki energy work.

The President and CEO of the 34-year-old nonprofit life plan community shares White Horse Village’s “secret sauce” for technology innovation, lifelong learning, and resident-driven programming on campus and in the local community.

About Len

Len Weiser has worked as a Director of Nursing for a Skilled Nursing Community, Nursing Home Administrator, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for both profit and non-profit organizations.  He has worked for single-site and corporate entities at the campus-level and on the corporate team.

Len serves on the LeadingAge PA Board of Directors. He completed his undergraduate degree in Nursing at Rutgers University, Master’s in Executive Nursing Leadership at Wilmington University and is in the final stages of completing his Doctorate in Business Administration at Wilmington University.

Key Takeaways


Aging services will be more customizable and expandable. Senior living is becoming a service.
Technology innovations include 24-hour access to telemedicine, smart home packages, and the K4Connect App that provides residents and families access to daily menus, trips, and events. Seventy five percent of residents touch one of those technologies daily.
White Horse Village partners with the local community college to offer lifelong learning opportunities for residents on campus or virtually. It is a reciprocal relationship where residents are available for tutoring and guest lecturing at the campus.
A newly formed resident sustainability committee focuses on sustainable and climate change initiativesto support on campus.
White Horse’s wellness advisory committee partners with the fitness staff to craft wellness programming. The vast array of activities and services include an aquatics group, spin classes, massage therapy, and even Reiki energy work.

18 min

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