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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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Grand Lodge Residents Award $17,000 in College Scholarships

Student-employees at Lifespace’s Lincoln retirement community get a nice boost for their service and continued educational goals. Residents of Grand Lodge at the Preserve raised more than $17,000 for a special program to fund college scholarships for students who work at the retirement community. Fourteen high school graduates and three students already attending college were…

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Governor’s Gold Seal Awarded to Village on the Green

Longwood senior living community receives top honor from state for high standards and care quality. Village on the Green retirement community received the Gold Seal Award from the Governor’s Panel on Excellence in Long-Term Care, effective July 1. Only 3% of licensed skilled nursing providers in Florida are awarded the seal. Statewide, only 23 out…

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