A Message from Gardant’s CEO – November 2021

Recently, several colleagues and I attended a national assisted living conference in Washington, DC. It was the first in-person meeting of such size (approximately 2,000 people) that any of us had attended in 2 years, due to the gathering restrictions caused by the...

A Message from Gardant’s CEO – October 2021

Last year, as the COVID pandemic was unfolding, our country was also witnessing in our city’s streets the pent-up responses to decades of racial injustices. As I absorbed the many formal and informal protests from near and far, it dawned on me that our company,...

A Message from Gardant’s CEO – August 2021

From the Desk of the CEO  Rod Burkett  I was recently reading an article by Marshall Goldsmith, a leading author in the field of leadership. He was summarizing a 50-year-old research project, in which a Stanford University psychologist studied children’s choices in...

A Message From Gardant’s CEO – July 2021

From the Desk of the CEO Rod Burkett I was recently asked if I saw anything positive coming from COVID-19.  My initial reply was no, there was no positive direct impact from the disease itself, but there were some positive benefits from how the pandemic made us think...

A Message from Gardant’s CEO – June 2021

I recently read in the New England Journal of Medicine and in other respected health care journals, that since mid-December 2020, when the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were implemented, the incidence of positive COVID cases in our nation’s nursing homes and...

A Message from Gardant CEO – May 2021

Once again, I thought I would be writing my first column in over a year without having to reference anything COVID related, but not just yet. Since all our communities have finished their 3rd on-site COVID vaccination clinics in late March or early April, I felt it...