In move to show that Covenant Retirement Communities provides more that senior housing for older adults, the non-profit will rebrand in 2019. According to Senior Housing News, the non-profit serves about 5,000 residents in 16 communities in nine states. The new name of “Covenant Living Communities and Services” and logo will be reflected in each community’s name as well.
SSM Health and Lutheran Senior Services are exchanging bidirectional clinical data using the Carequality interoperability framework, according to McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. “By exchanging relevant clinical data through connections like Carequality, we collectively enable our patients to receive the best care possible as they transition between healthcare settings,” said Kam Jasti, director, Value-Based Care and Interoperability for SSM Health.
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Sanford have spent a great deal of time looking for ways to better serve communities, according to the Daily Sun. The Society membership has approved the Restated Articles of Incorporation, allowing both organizations to sign an Affiliation Agreement. Once the regulatory review process is complete, the two organizations plan to combine as one by January 1, 2019.
Christian-based senior living communities and assisted living units provide quality services based on Christian principles. According to Christian Today, these caring and loving communities preserve human dignity, promote wellness and encourage independence. Inspired by Christ’s teachings, the intent is to enrich the spirit, mind and body of older adults.
After final approval was given by the city in July, Presbyterian Homes Wisconsin, the eastern Wisconsin affiliate of Presbyterian Homes and Services, celebrated the official groundbreaking September 12 for the Towner Crest senior living community development, according to the Journal Sentinel. With a lodge-style architectural design that connects the interior spaces with the outdoors, the new senior living community will be a single-building campus on a 19.5-acre site.