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Headquartered in Chicago, Vi owns and operates 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) across the United States, including Vi at The Glen, in Glenview, IL. At Vi, residents live in comfortable, stylish and maintenance-free homes, have weekly housekeeping services, and enjoy fine dining prepared by chefs trained by the Culinary Institute of America. Vi provides its residents a wealth of opportunities to stay active and engage in the community. Vi communities also offer health care services, such as assisted living, Alzheimer’s/memory support care and skilled nursing care so that residents may remain in the community, close to their spouse, friends and neighbors, even as care needs change.

At Vi, our workplace is the home of our residents. This creates a unique culture where interesting people are brought together to share their skills and experiences. We provide an atmosphere that encourages friendship, connection, and a healthy lifestyle grounded in whole-person wellness.
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Additional Culture Details

Vi's philosophy is centered on our core values of integrity, compassion, and excellence. These guiding principles are behind everything we do-the way we serve our residents, the way we treat our employees and the way we lead our company. We never lose sight of our unique work environment: our residents' homes. Our approach creates a friendly, family-like atmosphere where employees benefit from their relationships with residents and with each other. Our employees have passion for serving older adults creates an exceptional work environment that contributes to our success. We take pride in our diverse workforce, with each employee focused on providing resident-centered services and care in a collaborative setting.

Vi believes the heart of the Company's brand promise is delivered by Vi's talented and engaged employees. Therefore, Vi invests heavily in employee training and development to support an employee's career aspirations. Part of Vi's value proposition to employees is the opportunity to learn and grow through Vi's internationally recognized training programs. Whether it's free language training through Rosetta Stone, Vi's Management Development, Emerging Leaders, or Breakthrough Leadership Programs, or the Company's free online university, E-Campus, Vi's culture promotes employee growth and development. In fact, in many of Vi locations, over 30 percent of career opportunities are fulfilled by internal promotions.

In addition, programs and practices designed to reinforce the Company's mission, values and vision include Vi's Service Recognition Program, Company and community newsletters, and videos from Vi's senior leaders recognizing how individuals, teams, and leaders contribute to improving the lives of older adults and the success of the Company. For instance, Vi's Service Recognition Program provides residents, employees and leaders the opportunity to share stories that support Vi's four pillars of success. Stories that reinforce these pillars are shared on Vi's Recognition site at, included in community, Company and resident newsletters, employee stand-up meetings, monthly and quarterly recognition meetings and on Company videos.

In 2016, Vi employees participated in several enriching and engaging community service activities. These fun opportunities to work as a team have a positive impact on employee morale. The activities included, hosting a BBQ luncheon at Hollywood House, a low-income senior housing center. Employees also participated in a scavenger hunt for supplies to benefit the Ronald McDonald House at Lurie Children's Hospital as well as organized linens, served lunch, and performed clean up duties at Pacific Garden Mission homeless shelter. Employees continue to donate personal care items to benefit various charities throughout Chicago. To celebrate a memorable year of giving back, the 2nd annual "Vi Shares Day" was celebrated in late November. Employees prepared some of their favorite dishes for a potluck event, and also purchased and wrapped over 250 gifts that were later distributed to disadvantaged children during the holidays. At Vi at The Glen, employees donate to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer and host/sponsor an Alzheimer's Walk to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.

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Integrity, Compassion and Excellence


Chicago, IL


2,800 US Employees


Senior Living

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