​The VISION 2025 Initiative aims to increase training opportunities for future leaders in the senior care sector by having 25 university programs focused on senior care administration across the United States by 2025. Steven Chies, president of North Cities Health Care, is co-chair of VISION 2025 and has been working with senior care associations, academics, and providers to create standardized academic training. Bringing his four decades of experience in the long-term care sector, Chies is also the program director for long term care at St. Joseph’s College of Maine.