During these unprecedented times, our deepest concerns go out to those directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and those on the frontline keeping residents of seniors housing and skilled nursing communities safe.

We’ve launched numerous initiatives to speed the delivery of quality data and information to facilitate problem-solving and decision making across the industry.


Starting October 6, 2020

The Essential Virtual Experience


Joel Nelson

President & CEO | Life Care Services

Joel Nelson

As president and chief executive officer of LCS, Joel is responsible for executing the business strategy for all business lines in the LCS Family of Companies. Joel provides leadership and strategic direction for business growth, service excellence, enhancing the company’s stability and establishing value among financial partners, property owners and other stakeholders in the senior living industry. Focused on the LCS vision to create opportunities for purposeful living filled with rich experiences, Joel takes great pride in serving more than 40,000 seniors in 140 senior living communities across the country.

Having joined LCS in 1986, Joel has progressive experience at LCS having held several management and executive roles. Overseeing the second largest senior living operator in the nation has provided Joel the opportunity to advocate for the industry at the state and federal levels. Outside the organization, Joel serves as a board member of the national associations of Argentum and ASHA and is a member of the National Investment Center operator advisory board.