Few people understand the economic impact of senior living communities. So Argentum, the national association serving companies that own, operate, and support senior living communities in the US, set out to determine the economic impact of senior living communities across the nation. They found that these communities not only created jobs and supported local businesses, they also had a huge impact on charitable organizations and local government revenue. They discovered that these communities create holistic economic change wherever they're located. Argentum came to us with a challenge: how do we get that knowledge into the hands of its association members, state partners, media, and policymakers?
We developed an integrated strategy that included branding, a new microsite, an explainer video, and templated infographics. Each element of the campaign focused on communicating the impact of the senior living industry in different ways.
The microsite, video, and infographics allow Argentum’s stakeholders to find and share data about the impact the senior living industry has across the nation. Now that policymakers can see the economic impact of the senior living industry on other industries and compare state by state, they can make policy decisions with deeper context.
The microsite, seniorlivingimpact.org, includes data visualizations and an interactive map. Users can sort by location, compare data among states, and filter data by economic impact, government revenue, jobs supported, and social responsibility. We also future-proofed the map so that staff can easily update the national and state-level data.
We also designed infographic templates that focused on explaining the impact of the senior living industry on jobs supported, government revenue and social responsibility. These templates will allow Argentum to easily update and export additional images with new data.