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Why We Need Appreciation for Associates in Senior Living

Everyone has heard the expression “it takes a village,” right? While this is commonly used in parenting (as I’ve realized recently), I also find it true in Senior Living communities. Here’s why. In my ‘village’ at Atlas Senior Living, I believe the hardest position in a Senior Living environment is being a Care Associate. And by that I don’t mean their work environment. I…
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How Loneliness is a Big Myth in Senior Living

Loneliness Is Not Inevitable! Studies show that maintaining worthwhile friendships is essential for emotional, mental and physical wellness throughout life.  With work being one of the most common places to see friends and meet new people, retirement presents socialization barriers for many over the age of 60.   Often compounded by illness, the death of…
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Atlas Senior Living Purchases Three South Carolina Senior Living Communities

The senior living communities are in South Carolina: Spring Park in Travelers Rest, Fairview Park in Simpsonville and Oakview Park in Powdersville offering assisted living and memory care options for seniors. On February 5, 2019, Atlas Senior Living purchased The Park, which comprises three senior living communities in South Carolina. Each community, Spring Park, Fairview…
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Jennifer Speigner, CFO for Atlas Senior Living

Atlas Senior Living Hires Jennifer Speigner as New Chief Financial Officer

Atlas Senior Living is happy to announce the recent hire of Jennifer Speigner on February 1, 2019, Atlas’ new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Birmingham, Ala. She will oversee all financial aspects for Atlas, as well as HR and compliance. Jennifer joined the senior living industry in 2006 as Director of Financial Services for a…
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Atlas Senior Living Takes Over Management for Montgomery Memory Care Community, Angels for the Elderly

We are happy to announce that Atlas Senior Living has taken over management of Angels for the Elderly, a memory care community in Montgomery, Ala. off 40 Angels Court. The effective date was January 25, 2019.  Angels for the Elderly was the first memory care community in Alabama to receive a specialty care assisted living…
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29 Years of Senior Living – A Love Story

If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.  When leaving high school and entering college, isn’t this what everyone aspires to do?  To love the work they do so much that it does not feel like “work”?  Starting a Dream Career in Senior Living I must admit, at that…
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Putting People First in Senior Living

  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou Every day is an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life when you’re working in senior living. The power that we as leaders in this field…
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Atlas Senior Living Community Associates and Residents

You Win With Your People in Senior Living

As we conclude 2018, I am reminded more than ever this year of something important: that Atlas Senior Living’s progress, future growth and service to our residents hinge upon the constant determination of building a “dream team,” from the communities to the corporate office. Without great teammates, you can’t win. You may ask that “this…
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Thankful for the Power of Community and Volunteering in Senior Living

As Thanksgiving approaches, I realize there is so much to be thankful for this year, and the gratitude starts right in our Atlas Senior Living communities. Let me tell you why. I had a career in my early 20’s where I quickly understood that it wasn’t going to provide me with a sense of appreciation…
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Making the Change to Make a Change for Your Senior Family Member

The Outdated Way People Think About Senior Living and Retirement Communities   What’s the biggest obstacle for senior living providers? For eight years now, I have been a salesperson in the senior industry, which include services such as independent living and assisted living. The biggest obstacle I have faced, and am still facing, is hearing…
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