Le Lézard
Classified in: Health
Subjects: AWD, SCZ

Brookdale Shines at the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale celebrated two prestigious industry awards at the annual Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in San Antonio, Texas, April 15-17. Lindsay Vayda, business office manager at Brookdale Bonita Springs, was named a 2019 Hero Award winner and Brookdale Canyon Lakes was honored with an Argentum Best of the Best Award for a weekly resident-produced news show.

From left to right: Steve Martin - senior regional vice president, Brenda Shadowen - executive director, Lindsay Vayda and Mary Sue Patchett - executive vice president of Community Operations

Argentum Hero Award

Vayda was honored for exemplifying excellence, care and dedication of those serving residents in the senior living field. She was honored for the endless compassion and perseverance she has shown throughout her seven year career at Brookdale.

The Argentum Hero Award recognizes individuals who are ideal representatives in the senior living field. Nominated by their leadership, these individuals exemplify the mission-driven and high standards that residents and families expect when choosing care. 

Brookdale District Director of Operations, Rebecca Rickenbach, said she nominated Vayda because she is a remarkable team member that goes above and beyond the standard. Click here to watch Argentum's video about Vayda.

"Lindsay's spirit and heart are at the core of what she does every day," said Rickenbach. "She truly feels blessed to be a part of residents' lives and she is an inspiration to her team members."  

Argentum 2019 Best of the Best Winner

Argentum also recognized Brookdale for achievement in innovative technology.

The Argentum Best of the Best award recognizes innovative new programs and services that are working to improve the future of senior living. "This Week at Canyon Lakes" is a news broadcast produced by residents and associates at the community in Kennewick, Wash. It was created in 2015 with a small group but has since grown to more than 20 residents participating regularly in the broadcast. Episodes feature reports and interviews highlighting community engagement opportunities, along with the personal stories and talents of individual residents.

"We have an exceptionally active community," said Kaileigh Korenkiewicz, resident program director at Brookdale Canyon Lakes. "Our broadcast is a platform for our residents' pursuits and passions."

The broadcast can be view each week on the community's Facebook page.

About Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States.  The Company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents.  Brookdale operates and manages independent living, assisted living, memory care and continuing care retirement centers, with approximately 892 communities in 45 states and the ability to serve approximately 84,000 residents as of December 31, 2018.  The Company also offers a range of home health, hospice and outpatient therapy services. For more Brookdale news, go to brookdalenews.com

Contact: Heather Hunter, 615-564-8622, hhunter@brookdale.com

Brookdale Senior Living (PRNewsfoto/Brookdale Senior Living Inc.)

SOURCE Brookdale Senior Living

These press releases may also interest you

at 02:30
Five Russian startup companies, four of which are Skolkovo Foundation residents involved in Sk[ai]HUB, will pitch their AI-based sustainable solutions at the Russian track of the AI for Good Global Summit on Wednesday, January 27, a program aimed at...

at 02:17
Hansa Biopharma will publish its Year-End report 2020 at 8:00 CET on February 4, 2021. All interested parties are invited to participate in a telephone conference, which will include a presentation of the interim results and a business update, on the...

at 02:17
Orexo AB (publ.), (STO: ORX) today announces that the company has further strengthened the intellectual property (IP) for its flagship pharmaceutical pipeline asset OX124, a naloxone rescue medication for the treatment of opioid overdose. The US...

at 02:11
BioArctic AB (publ) announced today that the European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a decision to grant European patent EP 2 448 968 B1 for novel antibodies that could be developed into a treatment for Alzheimer's disease. The antibodies target a...

at 02:05
VarmX, a biotech company focusing on the development of innovative approaches for the reversal of anticoagulation, today announces the appointment of Dr. Gerard Short, MBBS, as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). As CMO, Dr. Short will be responsible for...

at 01:21
JANUARY 1 - DECEMBER 31, 2020 (compared with the corresponding period a year ago) Highest adjusted EBITA and highest adjusted EBITA margin everTarget raised for adjusted return on capital employed to above 17% by 2025Net sales declined 5.6% to SEK...

News published on 22 april 2019 at 08:00 and distributed by: