Extending our mission of service to others.

And every contribution is an opportunity to advance the field of senior living in a meaningful way.

To learn more about our giving opportunities, contact an LCS Foundation board member, or email us at share@lcsfoundationLCS.org. You may also donate through the PayPal button above.
With this in mind, the LCS Foundation was created to focus on these areas:

  • Work toward Alzheimer’s first survivor
  • Recognize the importance of developing future leaders of the senior housing and care profession
  • Support our dedicated and compassionate colleagues when encountering an emergency or crisis situation beyond their control
  • Continue the mission of the LCS Foundation by maintaining a strong governance structure and fundraising support
LCS Foundation 2020 Annual Report

The LCS Foundation 2020 Annual Report has been released. The document provides an overview of events and happenings of 2020 including these highlights:

  • $510,455 was raised to support Alzheimer’s-related charities by the combined efforts of LCS Foundation, LCS and senior living communities managed by Life Care Services.
  • $114,194 was provided to 47 employees who experienced financial distress from experiences beyond their control.
  • $77,000 supported scholarships and professional development.

Download the annual report

a woman holding a young childThe purpose of the nonprofit LCS Foundation is to further the efforts of our four core areas of focus through charitable contributions. The LCS Foundation is managed by an 15-member board of directors; each is connected to the field of senior living and has a deep passion for serving seniors.

 

 


 

Apply for the LCS Foundation Ed & Sue Kenny Scholarship

The LCS Foundation Ed & Sue Kenny Scholarship is designed to promote the education and the professional development of undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in the field of senior lifestyle services. This will be accomplished primarily by offering academic scholarship awards to qualifying students.

Qualifications:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore/Junior/Senior class
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated commitment to senior lifestyle services
  • Completed internship, rotations, or mentor program in senior lifestyles services

Completed applications are due November 1, annually.

Download the application form


 


The LCS Foundation is supported by people who recognize the good in our purpose, and who want to help further our causes through a financial contribution. Every person who contributes to the LCS Foundation is working with us to celebrate the first Alzheimer’s survivor, assist our employees in a time of need, and inspire the next generation of our workforce. To learn more about the LCS Foundation, view our brochure.

“The LCS Foundation has been a dream for many of us at LCS for a number of years and was established to give back to this rewarding profession and the seniors we serve, both today and future generations.” Ed Kenny, LCS Foundation board president.

LCS Foundation Officers

Ed Kenny,
President, LCS Foundation

Joel Nelson,
Vice President, LCS Foundation
President and CEO, LCS

Ryan Bircher,
Secretary & Treasurer, LCS Foundation
Assistant Controller, LCS

LCS Foundation Board of Directors

Elisa Baptiste, VP/Chief Operating Officer, CPS
Diane Benoit, Retired VP/Director of Client Services, Life Care Services
Joe Brucella, Retired SVP/Director of Operations Management, Life Care Services
Scott Doherty, VP/Sr. Director of Operations Management, Life Care Services
Sarah Dorr, VP/Director of Debt Placement, LCS Real Estate
Monica Friedman, EVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, LCS
Jason Jorgenson, VP/Director of Development Services, LCS Development
Brett Logan, SVP/Sr. Director of Operations Management, Life Care Services
Robert Perry, Director of Operations Management, Life Care Services
Bridgette Uhlemann, Corporate Counsel, Director of Legal and Compliance, LCS
Jeri Uhlmansiek, National Marketing Director, LCS

News and Updates
students pursing degrees in senior lifestyle services eligible lcs foundations ed and sue kenny scholarshop applications accepted through november 1

The LCS Foundation has announced it is now 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 to qualifying students across the country. Click here to read the full article. 

scholarship awarded to northwood university student

Northwood University (NU) has announced Jaylynn Slabic as a recipient of the LCS Foundation University Scholarship. Slabic is from Gladwin, Michigan, and graduated from Gladwin High School. She is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in health care management and minoring in cybersecurity. Click here to read the full article. 

LCS Foundation remains strong during the pandemic

In 2020, the world faced many challenges as a result of COVID-19. The impact was felt across the U.S. and throughout the senior living industry. The pandemic dominated the news for the past year, and now people are talking about how things have changed. Click here to read the full article.

$510,000 raised by lcs and the lcs foundation for alzheimer’s 

More than 80 events held nationwide The LCS Foundation, in partnership with LCS and its Family of Companies, raised more than $510,000 to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s. In 2020, LCS and senior living communities managed by Life Care Services participated in more than 80 Walk to End Alzheimer’s events across the country. Click here to read the full article.

staffing challenges in senior living are an area of focus

As we watch the news headlines, we understand the future of the aging population and what it means to 73 million boomers. As baby boomers age and people remain active later in life, there will be an increased demand for aging services. A core focus of the LCS Foundation is recognizing the importance of developing future leaders of the senior housing and care profession. This challenge is being addressed by the Foundation and other partners across the U.S. Click here to read the full article.

LCS Foundation Donates to Vision 2025

Vision 2025, a national campaign to bolster the education and development of long-term care and senior living leaders, received funds from the LCS Foundation. The initiative is working toward more degreed programs at colleges and universities around the U.S. to support careers in senior living. Click here to read the full article.