Long-term care management and consulting firm Health Dimensions Group has named John Capasso executive advisor of senior care.

He will provide consulting services to the organization’s clientele, including hospitals and health systems, senior living and care communities, and PACE organizations in the areas of strategy, board development, leadership effectiveness, innovation, new product development, acute and post-acute care integration, turnarounds, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. 

Capasso comes from Trinity Health, the $20 billion Catholic health system, where he served as executive vice president and president of the Continuing Care Division. His responsibilities there included executive leadership of 60 senior living communities in eight states, six home health and seven hospice agencies in 14 states, and 21 Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) centers in nine states.

Previously, Capasso was senior vice president of continuing care of Catholic Health East, which has 34 hospitals and 9,000 employees.

Health Dimensions said Capasso’s background as a Catholic health ministry executive will assist in advancing the firm’s services to not-for-profit, Catholic-sponsored, and faith-based organizations as well as elder care ministries.

“We are thrilled to welcome John Capasso to the HDG consulting leadership team,” said CEO and Principal Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey. “John is a nationally recognized and mission-driven health system leader and senior care expert. His strategic thinking, deep executive experience, and great commitment to compassionate care make him the perfect partner to support HDG’s growing services for health systems, not-for-profit organizations, and faith-based senior care providers.”

Capasso serves on the Catholic Health Association Board of Trustees and as a member of its Finance Committee. He also is on the Board of Directors for Livanta, LLC, the nation’s largest healthcare quality improvement organization and an adviser to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Capasso holds a master’s of arts degree in healthcare administration from The George Washington University, Washington, D,C and his bachelor’s degree in biology from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA. Additionally, he is a licensed nursing home administrator, earned a PostGraduate Certificate from the Fairfax Hospital School of Cardiopulmonary Technology, Fairfax, Va., and is a residential housing professional.