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Mark Vanderbeck Named CEO of ACTS Retirement-Life Communities

The board of directors of ACTS Retirement-Life Communities has named J. Mark Vanderbeck as its Chief Executive Officer and Gerald T. Grant as President, Chief Operating Officer, effective August 1, 2014. Vanderbeck succeeds current ACTS President and CEO Marvin Mashner, who is retiring after more than 23 years with the senior living organization.

Glacier Hills Welcomes Governor Rick Snyder

Ray Rabidoux, president and CEO of Glacier Hills, welcomed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Ken Nisbet, vice president of University of Michigan's Tech Transfer Program, on June 4 to a coffee and chat with Glacier Hills residents. The event was well-attended by residents and staff alike.

LeadingAge Washington Announces Award Recipients

LeadingAge Washington’s Awards and Recognition Program is all about people who make a difference every day in the lives of those they serve. It’s about people who put quality first, deliver excellence, and inspire others to do the same. Community members, employees, volunteers and residents were presented with their awards at LeadingAge Washington's 63rd Annual Conference at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco, WA on June 11.

LeadingAge Participates in Study to Understand Health Needs of Older Adults Living in HUD-Assisted Households

A groundbreaking new study provides insight into the health needs of older adults receiving assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The study is the first to successfully link data on households receiving housing assistance from HUD with Medicare and Medicaid claims data from the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Rep. Thompson Visits Windy Hill Village

Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) recently visited LeadingAge member Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg to discuss current federal legislation issues impacting seniors and to participate in a Q & A session with residents.