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Catholic Healthcare Partners (CHP) has combined its thirteen senior living communities, across three geographic regions, into one division, Senior Health and Housing Services.  Jason Niehaus has been named President of the new division.

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Messiah Village announces the hiring of Carol Hess as Vice President of Human Resources. Hess will direct team recruitment, retention and development efforts at Messiah Village.

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In celebration of National Fitness Month, Martins Run Senior Living Community staff and residents are participating in activities throughout the month, to promote physical fitness and well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle. The Marple Township-based senior living community also recently unveiled its new state-of-the-art Energy Club and Fitness Center, which houses a therapeutically heated indoor swimming pool, two exercise rooms, a locker room and a juice bar café.

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In celebration of National Fitness Month, Martins Run Senior Living Community staff and residents are participating in activities throughout the month, to promote physical fitness and well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle. The Marple Township-based senior living community also recently unveiled its new state-of-the-art Energy Club and Fitness Center, which houses a therapeutically heated indoor swimming pool, two exercise rooms, a locker room and a juice bar café.

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If your idea of retirement revolves around front porches and

rocking chairs, the folks at Moorings Park® have news for you. Located in Naples, Florida, Moorings

Park is one of the country’s premier continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and focuses on the

needs of today’s more active retirees. President and CEO Guenther Gosch explains that the bricks and

mortar, long-term planning and financial stability of Moorings Park reflect the vision of its residents, board

of directors and over 500 employees. “For over 28 years it has been our mission to provide facilities,

services and programs for successful aging, and to provide compassionate care to our residents,” said

Trish Biebricher, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Moorings Park.

 

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New York Congregational Nursing Center hosted health care professionals from the Brooklyn Community with the ribbon cutting ceremony opening of the newly renovated Rehabilitation Suite and Stroke Specialty Program. The Suite features a full size kitchen, bedroom and bathroom for ADL training and a 900 square foot gym that includes the most modern rehabilitation equipment. “We decided to focus on stroke recovery because of the frequency of this diagnosis among our patients coming for Short Term Care,” said Celia Zuckerman, President of New York Congregational Entities.

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On Jan. 9, 2009, Mirabella Seattle, a new Continuing Care Retirement
Community (CCRC), opened ahead of schedule in the South Lake Union
neighborhood of Seattle. Mirabella is a 12-story residential
community for seniors age 62 and better who want to live in spacious,
well-appointed independent living apartments and penthouses with views
of Seattle.

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Lanier Village Estates in Georgia was recently visited by top eldercare professionals from the Netherlands as part of their U.S. study tour.

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Money Magazine in February of 2009 named The Terraces of Phoenix one of the top continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) in the United States.

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Mirabella Seattle, a new Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in the South Lake Union area of Seattle, announced today that it has launched a brand-new Web site at www.MirabellaRetirement.org/seattle.

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Mirabella Seattle, a new Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that will soon open in South Lake Union, announced December 10 several new management hires.

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Mirabella Seattle, hires Joanie Vivaz and Heather Nucifora, R.D.

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Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, one of the nation’s leading providers of comprehensive healthcare for seniors and people of all ages, has named William “Randy” Holmes director of Douglas Gardens North, a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) affordable housing complex in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

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Today, WorldBlu announced Messiah Village is one of 44 organizations globally named to the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic WorkplacesTM. Messiah Village is one of two Pennsylvania organizations and the only retirement community that made this year’s list.

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Messiah Village, a continuing care retirement community, obtained a $15,500 grant from the Mechanicsburg Area Foundation to initiate its new project. The project, inspired by the grassroots Person-Centered Care Movement (PCCM) is intended to create, implement, and share an end-of-life curriculum and remembrance program to aid residents, families, and staff of Messiah Village as they journey through the process of dying and grieving.

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