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From the Front Lines: LCS’ Equestrian Executive Director

While some senior living providers have loosened their accepted animal policies in recent years, it’s still fairly uncommon to see livestock at a community. Not so at Clarendale of Mokena, a Life Care Services, An LCS Company, location in Mokena, Illinois. Over the summer, the community’s executive director, Bobbi Kelley, organized an all-breed charity horse competition … Continued

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Joel Nelson promoted to CEO and President; Ed Kenny continues as Chairman of the Board

LCS announced today that Joel Nelson has been promoted to CEO and president of LCS effective January 1, 2018.  Ed Kenny will continue as chairman of the board of Life Care Companies LLC and LCS Holdings, Inc. “LCS has an impressive track record specific to CEO succession planning,” says Kenny. “After 38 wonderful years with LCS, … Continued

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Life Care Services brings Lyft to Senior Living Communities

Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company announced it has partnered with Lyft to bring on-demand transportation to senior living communities managed by Life Care Services. The service offers residents an alternative to group transportation or driving their own vehicle. “We continually explore opportunities to help our senior living residents remain independent,” says Allison Pendroy, senior … Continued

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David Laffey Promoted to Executive Vice President and Joins Board of Managers

LCS today announced that David Laffey was promoted from senior vice president to executive vice president, LCS Real Estate™, An LCS Company. Laffey was also appointed to the board of managers for Life Care Companies LLC. “We are delighted to have David join the board,” stated Patrick Duffy, president and managing partner of McCarthy Capital, … Continued

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Diane Bridgewater Receives Iowa CPA Award

Diane Bridgewater was presented with the Iowa Society of CPAs (ISCPA) Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry Award during its May 2017 Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting in Altoona. The award recognizes the achievements of an Iowa CPA who exemplifies and promotes the CPA designation as the definitive professional credential for financial managers in business, … Continued

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Ed Kenny Keynote Speaker at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire CHAASE Event

Ed Kenny, chairman and CEO at LCS, was the keynote speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Center for Health Administration and Aging Services Excellence (CHAASE) spring banquet. The event, Embrace the Continuum, Developing Leaders for the Future, drew 300 students, parents, faculty, and staff. “I found my time at UW-Eau Claire to be invigorating,” said Kenny. … Continued

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Argentum Recognizes Ed Kenny for his Advocacy, Thought Leadership and Service

Ed Kenny was recognized this week during the 2017 Argentum Conference, for being a Changemaker in the field of senior living. Argentum says, “[Ed] has shown the power of his leadership while addressing proposed legislation that would have widespread unintended consequences for seniors in Florida.” Argentum is referring to S.B. 1430, which industry leaders said … Continued

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The Rewards, Challenges, and Opportunities for a CFO in Senior Living – Part II

A conversation with Diane Bridgewater, Executive Vice President/Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at LCS The financial world for senior living providers will see several significant changes in the coming year. In this second of a two-part series, Diane Bridgewater talks about hot button issues, changes, and impacts you may not be aware of, and tips … Continued

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The Rewards, Challenges, and Opportunities for a CFO in Senior Living – Part I

A conversation with Diane Bridgewater, Executive Vice President/Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at LCS The senior living industry has and will continue to see tremendous growth. With it come many rewards, new opportunities, increasing complexities and financial pressures to overcome. Diane Bridgewater, executive vice president/chief financial and administrative officer at LCS® and recent recipient of … Continued

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