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MUSIC & MEMORY PROGRAM BENEFITS SENIORS

  Don’t be surprised to see smiling faces and individuals singing when you visit Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Lewes, Delaware. Residents at this local skilled nursing community are benefiting from new Music & Memory programming that allows individuals to enjoy their favorite music to encourage feelings of happiness and joy. “Becoming a MUSIC & M...

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Eau Claire Center Hosts Open House

Clearwater Care Center celebrated the opening of the newly renovated short-term rehabilitation wing with a community-wide open house on October 6. Throughout the evening, resident families, area citizens, and the medical community came out to tour Clearwater Care Center’s new private 33 rehabilitation suites, the expansive rehabilitation therapy area, and our first-ever transition suite. T...

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NURSING DIRECTOR WINS 2016 IHCA AWARD

Vicky Hesser, director of nursing at Randolph Nursing & Rehabilitation, will be recognized by the Indiana Health Care Association (IHCA) as the 2016 Clinical Staff Member of the Year on August 23 at the 2016 IHCA/INCAL Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Vicky joined Randolph in 2011 bringing 13 years of long-term care experience to the position. Over the last five years, Vicky has gui...

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RANDOLPH EMPLOYEE RECEIVES SHINING STAR AWARD

Jarrod Gullett at Randolph Nursing & Rehabilitation in Winchester, Indiana, has been named the 2015 Exceptional Living Centers’ Shining Star award winner. If you have recently visited the center, you may have noticed how nice it looks. Jarrod is part of the team that keeps the facility looking beautiful for our residents. He joined Randolph Nursing & Rehabilitation in 2013 as th...

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NEW ASSISTED LIVING CENTER PROVIDES HOMETOWN CHOICE

Towne Park Assisted Living of Brazil is now open and residents are moving in, including long-time Brazil resident, Harold Plunkett. “After a year of watching Towne Park going through its construction phases, I can’t believe it’s finally here…I”M MOVING IN! I’m even more excited than I thought I would be, and the center is even more wonderful than I had ima...

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COLONIAL CENTER RECEIVES BRONZE AHCA QUALITY AWARD

Colonial Center has been recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL),...

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HARBOR HEALTHCARE PRESENTS THE BRYANS

The 2016 Oscars!!! The 2016 Tony’s!!!!! But the 2016 Bryans???” During one of Harbor Healthcare &Rehabilitation’s Culture of Excellence meetings, the team was trying to figure out how we could tie in lessons learned during our conversion to the culture and celebrate those who have led the way thus far in our journey. I am still not sure how it happened, but whi...

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TOM WATTS, CEO OF EXCEPTIONAL LIVING CENTERS CHATS WITH DR. ALVIN

Tom Watts, president and CEO of Exceptional Living Centers, chats with Dr. Alvin about the new center set to open in 2017. Listen to the complete interview. The public is invited to join The Reserve at Spring Hill for a ceremonial groundbreaking May 18 at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate a new senior skilled nursing and assisted living community in Spring Hill. The ceremony will take place on Rese...

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EXCEPTIONAL LIVING CENTERS EXPANDS TEAM TO SUPPORT GROWTH

Exceptional Living Centers has recently expanded the regional leadership team to support the centers in a time of growth. Kelly Brewer joined the Lexington-based management company as the vice president of sales and marketing in February. Her role is to guide and support our community sales teams as they work with area hospitals and referral sources to build relationships. Rhonda Schaefer joined...

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JOHN JERNEJCIC NAMED DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION

Exceptional Living Centers has appointed John Jernejcic as the director of construction for the Lexington-based professional management company. In this role, Jernejcic will lead the development of new senior living centers nationwide. This is the first position of its kind at Exceptional Living Centers and is a reflection of the trending growth in senior living. In his position, Jernejcic wi...

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GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR KENTUCKY SENIOR COMMUNITY

The public is invited to join Exceptional Senior Living for a ceremonial groundbreaking November 10 at 11 a.m. to celebrate a new senior retirement community in Prospect. The ceremony will take place on Carslaw Court behind the Prospect Village Shopping Plaza and is accessible from River Road or US Highway 42. At 56,600 square feet and $12.5 million dollars, the new senior living center off C...

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BETHEL CENTER EMPLOYEE WINS CORPORATE SHINING STAR AWARD

Cathy Wenzel, RN, at Bethel Center in Arpin, Wisconsin has been named the 2014 Exceptional Living Centers’ Shining Star award winner. Wenzel started her career at Bethel Center in 1979 as a certified nursing assistant (CNA). In that role, she assisted residents with everyday tasks from bathing to feeding and to simply being their family and friend. While employed at Bethel Center, sh...

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INDIANA CENTER RECEIVES BRONZE AHCA NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD

  Morning Breeze Retirement Community & Healthcare Center has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association...

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES NAMED

Exceptional Living Centers announces the appointment of Diana Filler, Bachelor of Science in Nursing,  to the role of Regional Director of Clinical Services. Diana will oversee the clinical services for Exceptional Living Centers managed properties through out the State of Wisconsin. She will be providing quality support to each clinical team to address all patient and facility needs. ...

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CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR FIRST ASSISTED LIVING CENTER IN CLAY COUNTY

Construction on the much anticipated assisted living center on the Exceptional Living Center of Brazil campus is underway. In mid-March, the construction team began preparation of the site for the new 37,000 square foot center. In early April, the official groundbreaking occured. The construction team includes more than 100 workers from the Clay County area. Once open, the center expects t...

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