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Georgetown University Names LCS Foundation Scholarship Recipient

First honoree will create universal template to benefit seniors   DES MOINES, Iowa, September 8, 2020 — Georgetown University has announced Lelia Reed as the first recipient of the LCS Foundation University Scholarship. Reed is pursuing a Master of Science degree in the Aging and Health program with a focus on senior living administration. Reed … Continued

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» Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Update

At Life Care Services, our priority is the health, safety, and well-being of the residents, employees, and families at the communities we serve. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the news and the minds of many, we want to address actions, which are taking place at communities we manage. In addition to the practices and procedures … Continued

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Ed and Sue Kenny Scholarship Award Winners Named

Students receive scholarships to continue education in senior lifestyle services   DES MOINES, IOWA. February 14, 2020 — The LCS Foundation awarded scholarships to two students pursuing careers in senior lifestyle services. The awards were presented to Catherine Lyman and Kendra O’Brien in November 2019. “As a leading provider in senior living, we realize the … Continued

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Life Care Services Joins NHI to Purchase Timber Ridge at Talus Senior Living Community

Type A Life Plan Community is located in Issaquah, Washington   DES MOINES, IOWA. February 6, 2020 — LCS announced today the purchase of Timber Ridge at Talus, a senior living community located in Issaquah, Washington. LCS and National Health Investors formed a joint venture to acquire the property from Westminster Capital and LCS. The … Continued

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Life Care Services Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power

Received highest score in all seven factors in independent study The results are in. Life Care Services was ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study. And we achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new resident orientation, … Continued

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LCS Hires Charles Murphy to Lead Development and Real Estate Business

DES MOINES, Iowa. January 20, 2020 — LCS announced today it hired Charles Murphy as executive vice president/senior managing director of development and real estate. He will report to Joel Nelson, president and CEO and is responsible for strategy and performance oversight of the LCS Development and LCS Real Estate companies for parent company LCS. … Continued

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LCS Acquires The Clare in Downtown Chicago

Purchase completed with Senior Care Development   DES MOINES, Iowa. January 2, 2020 — LCS has announced the purchase of The Clare, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, located in downtown Chicago. LCS, majority owner, and Senior Care Development, LLC, Harrison, New York, closed on the transaction, effective December 20, 2019, and BMO Harris provided debt … Continued

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Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction and #1 in All Seven Factors in J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study

We couldn’t be happier that Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, was ranked highest in customer satisfaction among senior living communities in the J.D. Power study. In a very competitive field, we scored a full 49 index points above the next-highest performing senior living organization. The rankings were determined by surveys taken by residents, family … Continued

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Harnessing the Power of Virtual Reality in Development Projects

The success of virtual reality (VR) for seniors is widely praised by executive directors and wellness navigators across many senior living communities. Customized programs are increasing mental stimulation and providing new social experiences that are keys to healthy aging. But the use of VR experiences as a selling tool for developers still has much untapped … Continued

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