ACTS Retirement-Life Communities topped the list of 370 of Florida’s finest senior living organizations when its members won the most highly acclaimed awards presented by the Florida Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for the Aging (FAHSA) at their recent convention at the Boca Raton Resort and Club.
Martins Run is hosting a 5K (Martins RUN Intergenerational 5K to Defeat
Dementia) on Oct. 3, 2010, at 9 a.m. at Ridley Creek State Park to raise
money for a dementia unit on their campus. Many staff and residents at
Martins Run have tossed around the idea of building a dementia wing to
provide supportive living space for dementia residents and support for
their family, but they don’t have enough funding for it at this point.
One resident, Mrs. Hamburger, decided to make it her goal to see that it
gets built and has single-handedly been organizing this event.
After 28 years as president of Jewish Community Housing (JCHE) for the Elderly in Brighton, Mass.,Ellen Feingold has turned over the reins of JCHE to Amy Schectman
Ellen has been a member of AAHSA since she started at JCHE and was one
of the most dedicated members in implementing housing with services
programs for the diverse residents of JCHE properties, operating one of
the first Congregate Housing Services Programs in affordable housing
Capitol Lakes®, downtown Madison’s only retirement community (www.retirement.org), announced today that it has been awarded a five-year term of accreditation from the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC) of CARF International.