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Residents of Asbury Methodist Village, a retirement community of more than 1,300 residents, have found the secret to staying young and active-HealthAbility. Phyllis Skiba, 78, and Harlene Buchanan, 80, can still dance the night away thanks in part to the strides they’ve made in Asbury’s special wellness program geared to seniors’ unique health needs.

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Michael Abrams, Chairman of the Village Shalom Board of Directors, has announced that CBS News Senior Political Correspondent Jeff Greenfield will be the featured speaker at the organization’s Ages of Excellence Celebration on November 18 at the Sheraton Overland Park. Community leaders Joyce and Stan Zeldin are chairmen of the 2010 fundraising event; Karen Glickstein is serving as vice chair.

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After signing on as an iPartner with Senior Independence in August, The McGregor Group, partnering with Senior Independence and University Hospitals, was chosen to manage the local PACE (Program for the All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Martins Run Senior Living Community, located in Marple Township, Pa., held its inaugural Martins RUN: Intergenerational 5K to Defeat Dementia, at Ridley Creek State Park on Sunday, October 3, 2010. Open to people of all ages and abilities, the day’s events consisted of children’s races, a 5K walk and a 5K run. With great weather, a great turnout, and lots of money raised, the race was a great beginning for what is to become an annual event for the senior living community.

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The Wartburg Adult Care Community in Mount Vernon, NY announces it has been awarded a $27,590,000 NY State HEAL NY grant.

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48 assisted living units, 12 memory-support beds and 46 skilled nursing beds … and God has blessed us with the opportunity to expand our geographic reach through this acquisition,” Concordia President and CEO Keith Frndak said in a prepared statement. “

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Roger Jump, the administrator of ABHOW’s Judson Terrace Homes in San Luis Obispo, Calif., began his job there nearly 25 years ago and never gave a thought to doing anything else.

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Kelly Ridge, ABHOW’s newest South Lake Tahoe, Calif., community, was featured on the July 2010 cover of the Tax Credit Advisor publication, published in association with The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association.

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Village Shalom will honor resident and longtime volunteer Mel Mallin as its 2010 recipient of the Stephen J. Schoenfeld Volunteer Recognition Award. The award will be presented at the organization’s Ages of Excellence Celebration on Thursday evening, November 18, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. Joyce and Stan Zeldin are chairmen of the event; Karen Glickstein is serving as vice chairman.

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Roger Jump, the administrator of ABHOW’s Judson Terrace Homes in San Luis Obispo, Calif., began his job there nearly 25 years ago and never gave a thought to doing anything else.

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Magnolia Trace, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Huntsville, is celebrating the grand opening of a $1.7 million community enhancement on October 5 that features a new model of senior care widely lauded within the health care industry for its service delivery and architectural design.

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