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On July 28, 2010, the seventh Joseph and Eleanor Wolff Excellence in
Care Giving Award was presented at Village Shalom to Nunu Segni Legesse,
certified nursing assistant (CNA) in Shalom Suites 2/3. Legesse joined
the Village Shalom staff in October 2005. Her responsibilities include
working as a restorative aide. In that capacity, she assists residents
with daily activities, exercises and personal-care routines such as
bathing.

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On July 19, 2010, Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest (PRCN) announced that Tameryn Campbell will begin serving as president and chief executive officer on July 26, 2010.

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Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest (PRCN) proudly announces that Tameryn Campbell will begin serving as President and Chief Executive Officer on July 26, 2010.

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Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS), a national leader in the senior housing and health care industry (www.pacificretirement.com), has announced the pending retirement of its President and CEO, Tom Becker.
William (Bill) Thorndike, who serves as Chair of the PRS Board of Directors, said, “Tom has helped build PRS into a nationally known not-for-profit corporation over the past 32 years. While all of us at PRS will miss his leadership, his vision, and his drive to better serve seniors, we wish him all the best. He will continue to work with the Board and senior management through the transition.”

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Lutheran Services in America has elected Ted W. Goins, Jr. of Salisbury as chairperson of its Board of Directors.

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On July 12, 2010, Martins Run,
a senior living community located in Media, Pa., announced changes to
its board of trustees for 2010-2011, including the appointment of
long-time Martins Run board member Lenore H. Forsted as chair of the
board.

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Menorah Park is third in the rankings of large employers and among 75 local organizations named by the Plain Dealer as a top workplace.

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Martins Run, a senior living community located in Media, Pa., has announced changes to its board of trustees for 2010-2011, including the appointment of long-time Martins Run board member Lenore H. Forsted as chair of the board.

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During a time when the economy and deflated home prices have kept many home owners frozen in place, Springhill retirement community has put some creative marketing to work that it believes will help bring in new residents. Springhill residents are serving as spokespeople for the community at bi-annual resident panels where they are sharing their stories about spending their retirement at Springhill, and the benefits that come with it.

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On June 23, 2010, Pines Village Retirement Communities, Inc.,
announced the 2010-2011 winners of the Margaret M. Rivers scholarship
award. The scholarship fund was created in 1993 to foster employee
longevity and encourage employees to pursue their higher education
goals. The Margaret M. Rivers fund was created in honor of Midge Rivers,
founding director of Pines Village Retirement Communities.

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Ed Mock has lived in south Boulder’s Frasier Meadows Retirement Community for nearly 10 years now. His story reads like that of many residents there.

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On July 1, 2010, William C. Piper was named chief operating officer of
Masonicare, a Connecticut-based not-for-profit provider of health care
and retirement living for seniors.

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William C. Piper was today named Chief Operating Officer of Masonicare, Connecticut’s leading not-for-profit provider of healthcare and retirement living for seniors.  Stephen B. McPherson, President and CEO of Masonicare, made the announcement.  

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