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The 50 Best Places to Work in Aging Services

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Caregivers and patients often form bonds that resemble familial connections. The most exemplary of organizations that facilitate caregiving extend this feeling to interpersonal relationships among colleagues, too. To tally the second annual Best Workplaces in Aging Services list, Fortune research partner Great Place to Work analyzed survey results from more than 223,000 employees working in the at-home care and senior housing sectors of the aging services industry. To learn more about Great Place to Work’s methodology behind creating the list, click here. See which 50 companies made the 2019 list below:

At-Home Care

1. Care To Stay Home

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U.S. employees: 210
U.S. headquarters: Santa Ana, California
2018 rank: 6

Employees say:

“Care To Stay Home empowers you to work independently, encourages and allows opportunity to grow with the company. They provide support needed and are understanding of balancing personal life and work life.”

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2. Senior Helpers Holdings, LLC

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U.S. employees: 12,401
U.S. headquarters: Towson, Maryland
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“We have a very caring, understanding management team. Very easy to talk to, and if I have ever had to change my work schedule, have been very good at working it out. It is a wonderful feeling to know that I am appreciated!”

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3. Assistance Home Care

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U.S. employees: 308
U.S. headquarters: St. Charles, Missouri
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“Assistance Home Care is an amazing company. The leadership in incredible. Their hearts are in the right place for both their employees and the families we serve. The leadership and all employees strive to always carry out our core values.”

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4. 24 Hour Home Care

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U.S. employees: 2,739
U.S. headquarters: El Segundo, California
2018 rank: 4

Employees say:

“This company has a very tight-knit feel and everyone is very approachable and knowledgeable about you and your background. It makes you feel very welcome and supported.”

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5. Cherished Companions Home Care, LLC

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U.S. employees: 208
U.S. headquarters: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
2018 rank: 3

Employees say:

“The president is very personable and compassionate. He really cares about his employees. He knows each and everyone of his caregivers and he goes above and beyond to make sure his employees feel welcomed and important.”

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6. Care Indeed, Inc.

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U.S. employees: 496
U.S. headquarters: Menlo Park, California
2018 rank: 2

Employees say:

“Care Indeed genuinely cares about their clients as well as their employees. This is a kindness based company helping to improve the lives of seniors with compassionate in home care. Care Indeed is fair and upholds the highest standard of integrity.”

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7. Sheridan In-Home Care

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U.S. employees: 201
U.S. headquarters: Culver City, California
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“The CEO takes time out her busy schedule to speak to employees if you feel you have an issue that requires her attention.”

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8. Compass Care, LLC

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U.S. employees: 61
U.S. headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut
2018 rank: 9

Employees say:

“Compass Care is one of the most family-oriented companies I have worked for. I feel so appreciated as a caregiver and I will recommend Compass Care to anyone in my family I know who needs care. Beautiful place to work and the staff are amazing.”

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9. Grandcare Health Services

Grandcare Health Services

U.S. employees: 249
U.S. headquarters: Pasadena, California
2018 rank: 8

Employees say:

“The work we do is important because we are caring for people in need. The team feels a strong sense of pride in our work. It feels like a family for a lot of people, I think.”

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10. Integrity Home Care + Hospice

Integrity Home Care + Hospice

U.S. employees: 1,209
U.S. headquarters: Springfield, Missouri
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“I learn new thing daily. The owners and managers really care for what we do and our mission. When I have a goal to reach my manger is always there to help me reach that goal.”

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Seniors Housing and Care (Large Companies)

1. Brightview Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 3,992
U.S. headquarters: Baltimore, Maryland
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“This place really cares about who we are and our families. They know we are more than just someone that works here. The managers care and listen to us.”

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2. Citadel Healthcare

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U.S. employees: 1,000
U.S. headquarters: Morton Grove, Illinois
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“This is a unique place to work because even as just a regular employee. The owners come in and speak with you and actually listen and make changes where they see fit after having discussions with you. The owners are awesome.”

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3. Signature HealthCARE

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U.S. employees: 12,313
U.S. headquarters: Louisville, Kentucky
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“I feel like I get to make a difference everyday. I feel appreciated. I feel I am empowered to create change and make that difference.”

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4. Trilogy Health Services

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U.S. employees: 11,889
U.S. headquarters: Louisville, Kentucky
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“The group of people that work here are like a family. Nursing is a tough profession but, when you work with people who are enjoyable, passionate about what they do, and ready to back you up, it makes it a lot easier.”

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5. Vi

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U.S. employees: 2,489
U.S. headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
2018 rank: 10

Employees say:

“It's the best place to work because we have the opportunity to work with some outstanding residents and their families. We have leaders here that have a clear vision and mission of the company and they are easily accessible for advice.”

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6. Wesley Enhanced Living

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U.S. employees: 1,020
U.S. headquarters: Warminster, Pennsylvania
2018 rank: 11

Employees say:

“I like the diversity of the residents and staff in the building and the pride in being inclusive. The company gives autonomy and often allows employees to be part of positive change.”

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7. American Medical Facilities Management

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U.S. employees: 1,751
U.S. headquarters: Charleston, West Virginia
2018 rank: 24

Employees say:

“Most employees truly seem to care about their coworkers. It is a family-oriented working place. Great benefits. The job is very rewarding in that we are helping people, that need our help, to live the rest of their lives to the fullest.”

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8. Merrill Gardens

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U.S. employees: 1,982
U.S. headquarters: Seattle, Washington
2018 rank: 6

Employees say:

“The staff is great, we all work as a team, and the community as a whole has a real family atmosphere. Same goes for the corporate office: They are great to work with and very helpful!”

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9. Generations Healthcare

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U.S. employees: 4,996
U.S. headquarters: Santa Ana, California
2018 rank: 12

Employees say:

“Staff are very welcoming and open to sharing with one another. Some CNA's cook for birthdays and share the food with other staff. People are usually smiling, and you can tell they enjoy being at work, doing what they do.”

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10. Senior Star

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U.S. employees: 1,311
U.S. headquarters: Tulsa, Oklahoma
2018 rank: 3

Employees say:

“I appreciate working in a facility that contributes back to the community. This is a great place to work as everyone works together toward one goal.  Our residents are our main priority and the staff know this.”

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11. Eskaton

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U.S. employees: 1,984
U.S. headquarters: Carmichael, California
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“Eskaton treat their employees with a lot of respect. They are fair and very generous with their benefits. Their goal is always to make their employees happy and comfortable in the workplace.”

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12. Sunrise Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 25,506
U.S. headquarters: Confidential
2018 rank: 7

Employees say:

“I love that we get recognized, praised, and thanked when we do a good job. There is not a lot of high pressure micro management going on. This helps free up time to work harder and allows me the freedom and flexibility I need to do my job well.”

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13. HumanGood

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U.S. employees: 3,421
U.S. headquarters: Pleasanton, California
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“They are always striving to do better or do more. I like my job personally because I can be creative and suggest ideas that get heard and I see actions being taken.”

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14. Holiday Retirement

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U.S. employees: 8,453
U.S. headquarters: Winter Park, Florida
2018 rank: 14

Employees say:

“The managers are always around and there to listen to any concerns employees have. They care about all employees and understand that they have stressful lives outside of work and that they can always take time off if needed.”

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15. Benchmark Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 5,502
U.S. headquarters: Waltham, Massachusetts
2018 rank: 16

Employees say:

“There is an overwhelming sense of purpose. Caring for families and their loved ones is taken seriously, and there is a deep desire to connect everyone we serve to what matters most to them.”

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16. Continuing Life

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U.S. employees: 1,649
U.S. headquarters: Carlsbad, California
2018 rank: 19

Employees say:

“There is a strong commitment to making sure staff have everything they need to do a great job, whether that is supplies, equipment, technology, or training ... there is total commitment to helping staff be successful in whatever role they play.”

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17. Ohio Living

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U.S. employees: 3,095
U.S. headquarters: Columbus, Ohio
2018 rank: 22

Employees say:

“It is a positive culture that you don't find everywhere. Majority of the staff want to help however they can to be a part of the organization's success. It just isn't a clock in and clock out job; it's an investment that is well worth it.”

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18. Belmont Village Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 3,935
U.S. headquarters: Houston, Texas
2018 rank: 15

Employees say:

“The best thing about Belmont Village is every employee who works here love what they do, works with a smile on their face, and are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of our residents and their families. It is truly a happy place.”

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19. Silverado

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U.S. employees: 4,142
U.S. headquarters: Irvine, California
2018 rank: 27

Employees say:

“There are a lot of talented, caring, hardworking individuals at Silverado.  Residents and staff are family here. It's a home-like environment. I was impressed at the long-term employees here, who quite love their jobs and what they do.”

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20. Vetter Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 3,625
U.S. headquarters: Elkhorn, Nebraska
2018 rank: 17

Employees say:

“All team members share a closeness with each other and our residents and patients that is very unique, humbling, and heart warming. Family serving family is definitely seen everyday in this facility.”

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Seniors Housing and Care (Small and Medium Companies)

1. Embrace Living Communities

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U.S. employees: 140
U.S. headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois
2018 rank: 5

Employees say:

“They are like family. They make sure you feel at home and are extremely welcoming. There are so many opportunities for advancement and growth. There are many resources and opportunity to learn new skills and a lot of training offered to advance.”

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2. Northcrest Community

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U.S. employees: 127
U.S. headquarters: Ames, Iowa
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“This company embraces their residents and employees with much care and respect for everyone. The executive management team has a one-on-one personal touch with all staff, and that's what makes this company so unique and great.”

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3. Peace Village

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U.S. employees: 111
U.S. headquarters: Palos Park, Illinois
2018 rank: 18

Employees say:

“Staff here goes out of their way to make you feel appreciated from day one to decades later. No one goes home without feeling good about their contribution.”

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4. Danbury Senior Living Huber Heights

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U.S. employees: 57
U.S. headquarters: North Canton, Ohio
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“I feel like when I go to work, it's not a chore—I feel like I'm going in to take care of my family. I can walk in on any given day and know I'll be excited to start my job and and excited about seeing my work family.”

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5. Schnepp Senior Care & Rehab Center

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U.S. employees: 159
U.S. headquarters: St. Louis, Michigan
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“They make their staff know how much they are appreciated. The management staff send hand written thank-you cards to the staff throughout the week to recognize all the staff's hard work and when they go above and beyond for others. ”

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6. Mansions Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 79
U.S. headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2018 rank: 33

Employees say:

“I have had the privilege to work at this facility for 21 years. This a unique setting that cultivates and encourages creative ideas. Hard work is acknowledged and we are given the opportunity to grow in a safe and gratifying work environment.”

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7. Ann's Choice

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U.S. employees: 604
U.S. headquarters: Warminster, Pennsylvania
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“There's such a diverse group of people and so many personalities, not only with the employees but residents as well, and everyone is so accepting of each other. So it's really comforting to be around everyone, it's kind of like a second family.”

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8. People of Faith, Inc. (DBA: Royal Oaks Retirement Community)

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U.S. employees: 338
U.S. headquarters: Sun City, Arizona
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“Royal Oaks is one of a kind. The CEO knows everyone by name, eats in the employee lounge just as all other staff do, and informs employees of what is going on with the building and changes. Plans are open to staff and residents.”

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9. Fox Run at Orchard Park

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U.S. employees: 221
U.S. headquarters: Orchard Park, New York
2018 rank: 37

Employees say:

“There is a wonderful spirit of living life to the fullest at Fox Run. It makes you certainly appreciate each and every day.”

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10. Agemark Senior Living

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U.S. employees: 740
U.S. headquarters: Orinda, California
2018 rank: 13

Employees say:

“There is a spirit of unity and love that separates us from most all assisted living communities. We go above the norm everyday, every week, and every month. This spirit of unity pushes all to be team players and to strive for excellent care.”

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11. Chaparral House

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U.S. employees: 71
U.S. headquarters: Berkeley, California
2018 rank: 25

Employees say:

“People from many different backgrounds are allowed to be themselves, and there's always laughter around. We're also always reminded that we're making a real difference in the lives of the people we care for.”

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12. Jewish Senior Services

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U.S. employees: 582
U.S. headquarters: Bridgeport, Connecticut
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“Many opportunities for employees to be recognized for their hard work and effort. My coworkers are easy to get along with, communicate with, and they feel like a second family. I have a great deal of support from my supervisor as needed.”

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13. Buckner Retirement Services, Inc.

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U.S. employees: 798
U.S. headquarters: Dallas, Texas
2018 rank: 21

Employees say:

“Many, many of us consider our positions/jobs as 'callings' rather than jobs.  We feel called to do the work we do and take joy in knowing we are helping improve or creating joy in the lives of seniors.”

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14. Montereau, Inc.

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U.S. employees: 408
U.S. headquarters: Tulsa, Oklahoma
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“The Montereau leadership team treats every employee like family. They go above and beyond to recognize a job well done. They provide excellent benefits. I am amazed at how well they treat all employees.”

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15. Carol Woods Retirement Community

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U.S. employees: 242
U.S. headquarters: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“There is a genuine sense of caring and concern among co-workers and true mission to provide the best possible experience for residents. We focus on community, not arbitrary rules, impressing others, or competing with each other.”

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16. Eduro Healthcare

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U.S. employees: 995
U.S. headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“Eduro is extremely open to lower-level feedback, which it actually takes into consideration when making decisions. They really seem to value their employees and do whatever is necessary for them to be happy while at work.”

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17. Juliette Fowler Communities

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U.S. employees: 156
U.S. headquarters: Dallas, Texas
2018 rank: 28

Employees say:

“We're a small organization, so we all wear many hats. This allows us to grow and develop in many areas. We're a family. We love each other and know about each others personal lives. We are invested in each other. We laugh, cry, and pray together.  ”

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18. Fieldstone Communities

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U.S. employees: 402
U.S. headquarters: Yakima, Washington
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“I feel this company believes that by treating its staff with dignity, respect, and compassion they will in turn treat our residents in the same manner making this a great place for both the residents and the employees in a 'family culture' setting.”

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19. National Lutheran Communities & Services

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U.S. employees: 649
U.S. headquarters: Rockville, Maryland
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“I can tell that management genuinely cares about their employees. They treat employees, including myself, with respect and kindness. They listen to my concerns and do what they can to address them. I know that I matter to the company.”

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20. Summit Vista

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U.S. employees: 109
U.S. headquarters: Taylorsville, Utah
2018 rank: N/A

Employees say:

“Such a positive and very uplifting environment for the residents and employees. We are learning and growing together, and I sincerely feel that we are one big family! It’s a joy to come to work each and every day!”

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