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

Nation’s second-largest senior living operator receives highest score in all 6 factors DES MOINES, Iowa. November 17, 2021 — Life Care Services, An LCS Company, has become the first and only senior living company to rank first in customer satisfaction for three consecutive years among independent senior living communities in the J.D. Power 2021 – … Continued

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LCS Foundation Names 2021 Ed and Sue Kenny Scholarship Recipients

Students receive scholarships to continue education in senior lifestyle services DES MOINES, Iowa. November 15, 2021 — The LCS Foundation has awarded the 2021 Ed and Sue Kenny scholarships to two students pursuing careers in senior lifestyle services: Abby Ruby, a Health Services Leadership and Business Management student at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, and … Continued

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LCS provides enhanced support through EverSafe 360° Crisis Response Line

DES MOINES, Iowa. October 22, 2021 — The latest offering from EverSafe 360°, an LCS Signature Experience, provides residents and their friends and family members with 24/7 phone access to knowledgeable, compassionate Life Care Services employees in a time of crisis. “Having the Crisis Response Line added to the EverSafe 360° program reflects our ongoing … Continued

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Podcast Highlights How LCS Used Technology to Manage Through the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a wider adoption of technology in the senior living industry. While that could lead to new disruption from tech giants like Google or Amazon., LCS Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Frank Vedder believes it could bring new opportunities to the industry too. Listen to the Senior Housing … Continued

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LCS Announces Disaster and Crisis Support Team

Emergency Response Team will provide volunteers that are trained, knowledgeable, and situation-ready to support communities managed by Life Care Services during a time of crisis. DES MOINES, Iowa. October 13, 2021 — Senior living communities experiencing a natural disaster, or other unforeseen crisis will benefit from aid provided from a newly formed Emergency Response Team. … Continued

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Deadline Approaching for Ed and Sue Kenny Scholarship

2021 Scholarship Applications are Due Nov. 1 The LCS Foundation is accepting applications for the 2021 Ed and Sue Kenny Scholarship through November 1, 2021. The scholarship is designed to promote the education and professional development of undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in the field of senior lifestyle services. The scholarship is open … Continued

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LCS Foundation Donation Supports Innovative High School Program

APEX program provides students with real-world experience A LCS Foundation donation to the Waukee High School’s Aspiring Professionals Experience (APEX) program is helping students gain real-world experience and explore careers in the field of senior living before choosing a post-secondary program. With the program fully launched, Waukee has created a video to showcase the APEX … Continued

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