Argentum this week announced the winners of the Argentum 2016 Best of the Best Awards, which recognize innovative programs and services that are creating the future of senior living.
The programs selected for awards provide solutions relevant to workforce development, consumer choice, quality care, and memory care. From working to improve seniors’ quality of life through advocacy to providing culinary excellence, the companies and programs honored represent those reaching for the highest level of innovation and excellence in senior living.
The following 2016 Argentum Best of the Best Award winners were honored during the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in Denver, Colorado:
Consumer Choice Winner
Gardant Management Solutions
Speaking Out for Supportive Living
As a well-known model for affordable assisted living, Illinois’ Supportive Living program provides low-income seniors and adults who need help, but don’t require licensed skilled nursing care, with a residential alternative to a nursing home or struggling alone at home.
Quality Care Winner
Pathway Senior Living LLC
Pathway Senior Living’s VIVA! Legacy program takes the notion of creating a nurturing environment for older adults and enhancing quality of life to a new level by ensuring that planning for and facilitating gratifying end-of-life experiences is an integral part of the fulfilling senior lifestyle offered at their communities.
Workforce Development Winner
Culinary Arts Institute Roadshow
Everyone loves a good meal, and Brookdale is ensuring its residents enjoy the best culinary experiences possible, thanks to the Culinary Arts Institute Roadshow. A unique training and development program specifically designed for Brookdale’s dining services professionals, the roadshow features trained experts from prestigious hotel and culinary schools such as the Culinary Institute of America.
Memory Care Winner
Belmont Village Senior Living
Circle of FriendsDeveloped over eight years, the Circle of Friends program is designed for residents with mild cognitive impairment, mild dementia, and moderate dementia who live in assisted living. Residents in the Circle of Friends program participate in structured, planned activities for eight hours per day, seven days per week, led by a dedicated, specially trained staff of enrichment leaders.
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