2014 Senior Living Winners
Orchards at Southington
Gold Winner - Assisted Living
The Orchards at Southington in Southington, Conn. is the 2014 Gold NuStep Pinnacle Award® winner for the senior living division.
Owned and operated by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services, Inc., The Orchards at Southington represents The Hospital of Central Connecticut at Bradley Memorial and New Britain General and the Southington Care Center’s continued commitment to providing a full continuum of care to meet the needs of seniors and their families in the area.
The Orchards at Southington partners with residents and community-dwelling seniors to help empower and guide them through the long term process of adopting a healthy lifestyle. As part of the Planetree network, The Orchards is part of a network of hospitals, senior living communities, and healthcare organizations that seeks to humanize healthcare by focusing on meaningful activities, healing, natural environments, complementary therapies and a more holistic approach to care that incorporates body, mind, and spirit.
NuStep also recognized the wellness programs at the following senior living communities:
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
Gold Winner - Long-Term Care
The Hebrew Rehabilitation Center of Roslindale, Mass., provides a full spectrum of personalized, holistic care established by the Hebrew SeniorLife network. This 405 bed long-term chronic care facility seeks to honor elders by respecting and promoting their independence, spiritual vigor, dignity and choice through a variety of programs.
The Highlands at King Home
The mission of The Highlands at King Home, located in Evanston, Ill., is to create an environment that will “help residents enjoy the fullness of life in community with the greatest independence their health will allow.” Through the development of their Total Person Wellness Project, they focus on three pillars of wellness: self-care, inner work and service to others.