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Essential Decisions, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Volunteers of America

Essential Decisions, Inc. (EDI), announces the creation of a strategic partnership with Volunteers of America, a leading national nonprofit provider of senior housing and care services.

EDI has had a long-term business relationship with Volunteers of America, working on several projects, including The Homestead at Rochester, The Homestead at Anoka and Tiffin Rehabilitation Center. The formation of this partnership will establish a platform within Volunteers of America to support and respond to anticipated demand within the senior living and care industry for new products and services to meet the needs of the future.

“We are pleased to be partnering with Volunteers of America to expand our mission of serving the development needs of not-for-profit senior care providers,” said Scott Black, president of EDI. “Each organization brings expertise and resources that together will result in better outcomes and more innovative communities.”
“We are excited to collaborate with EDI in a new and creative relationship,” said Wayne Olson, senior vice president of healthcare operations with Volunteers of America. “Our goal is to provide solutions and services to assist mission-focused organizations to expand and to become sustainable through program growth.”  

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About Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., Volunteers of America has 33 affiliates across the country. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America’s most vulnerable groups, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps almost 2 million people in more than 400 communities.
About EDI
Essential Decisions, Inc. (EDI) is a senior housing development, market research, and marketing firm specifically addressing the needs of the not-for-profit client. Since 1992 they have been incorporating practical financial, development and operations knowledge, attained through decades of experience in the senior housing and care industry, to develop and market some of the most progressive senior communities in the U.S. Their philosophy is simple; develop a project as if it were your own, giving personal attention to each so that it will be economically viable today and well into the future.