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What to Ask When Moving Parents into Senior Living

Curious about what it’s really like to live in a senior living community? Watch this Minnesota Live interview with David Miller, Executive Director at Friendship of Bloomington. David shares what to look for when choosing a place to live and how a senior living community can enrich your life or the life of a loved…

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LIFESPACE COMMUNITIES APPOINTS THREE SEASONED EXECUTIVES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DALLAS and WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 11, 2022) — Lifespace Communities, the nation’s eighth largest not-for-profit senior living organization, appointed three veteran business leaders to its board of directors. The company welcomed David S. Williams, III, co-founder and CEO of Care3, Inc.; Gary Blackford, chairman of Avanos Medical, Inc.; and Jonathan Sokeye, chief financial…

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12 Lifespace Communities’ Health Centers Named as U.S. News & World Report’s “2021-22 Best Nursing Homes”

These health centers are among the top 13% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities providing short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – A total of 12 health centers as part of Lifespace communities are being recognized as the Best Nursing Homes for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report. The designation affirms Lifespace’s…

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Dan Bannon to Join Beacon Hill Retirement Community as Executive Director

CHICAGO (January 4, 2021) – Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Bannon as executive director of Beacon Hill retirement community, Lifespace’s exceptional senior living community located in Lombard, Illinois, effective January 3, 2022. Bannon has extensive hospitality and senior living experience; he most recently served as executive director for Marian Village…

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Lifespace Communities Welcomes Newcastle Place to its Family of Communities

Press Release Lifespace Communities Welcomes Newcastle Place to its Family of Communities Acquisition further grows Lifespace’s presence in the Midwest WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (July 6, 2021) Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce that it has acquired Newcastle Place and will add the beautiful community to its family of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). The…

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Lifespace Communities Announces Deerfield and Grand Lodge Ownership Transition

OMAHA, Neb., and WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (June 2, 2021) — Immanuel Communities and Lifespace Communities, both not-for-profit owners and operators of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), reached a mutual agreement to transfer ownership and management of Lifespace’s Des Moines, IA., and Lincoln, Neb.-based campuses into Immanuel’s family of retirement living communities. Terms of the…

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Lifespace Communities Appoints Kenneth Poinsette as Chief Information Officer

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (February 22, 2021) – Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Poinsette to the position of chief information officer effective February 22, 2021. Poinsette is a highly accomplished information technology leader with more than 25 years of extensive experience. “We are eager to welcome Ken to the Lifespace…

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