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Lifespace Human Resources VP Wins Industry Award

Joeilynn “Joey” Leonhardt, vice president of human resources for Lifespace Communities, has been recognized as a human resources “superhero” by the Society of Human Resource Management. Leonhardt was nominated by members of her team and was recognized at the Iowa SHRM state conference October 8. Sara Deich, co-director of the conference, says Leonhardt and other…

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“Senior Beach Bum” Saves the Day

The night before Candice Yagmin was scheduled to fly home to Kansas City from a week of Lifespace Communities meetings in south Florida, she made a startling discovery. “I was getting my things in order for my trip the next morning, and I realized my driver’s license was nowhere to be found,” Candice said. Candice,…

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‘Birthday Fairy’ Brings Smiles to Coworkers

Friendship Village server Melanie Lemley gifts homemade birthday treats to all coworkers at senior living community. You might expect homemade birthday treats to be handed out in an elementary school classroom, but maybe not at your office. At Friendship Village of South Hills, Melanie Lemley is bringing birthday treats back to grown-ups in a big…

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