Assisted-living residences kick-off the celebration on National Grandparent's Day
August 31, 2009 // Franchising.com // IRVING, Texas -Country Place Living residences are celebrating National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 13-19. The weeklong celebration begins on National Grandparent's Day, Sept. 13, with Country Place Living locations hosting local activities in support of the national celebration.
National Assisted Living Week was established in 1995 by the National Center for Assisted Living. This year's theme, "Traditions of the Heart," pays tribute to the personal connection caregivers, relatives and volunteers have with seniors living in assisted-living residences.
"We are intimately connected with the communities we serve," said Cynthia Gartman, president and COO of Country Place Living. "Celebrating National Assisted Living Week is just one way we can honor residents and thank our communities. Our staff at each location takes great pride in planning and hosting events where the residents, their families and the community feel welcome and can come together."
Country Place Living locations will host a variety of events during the week including: dress-up tea parties, quilt shows, wine and cheese parties, pie-eating contests, favorite recipes cookbook creations, potluck lunches, luaus and more.
Founded in 2003, Country Place Living has redefined senior living in rural and suburban America with uniquely designed assisted-living residences that offer the best amenities and forward-thinking vision for a growing population. The company offers two concepts: Country Place Senior Living, an 18 to 22-apartment assisted living residence, and Country Place Home Plus, an 8-bedroom group home residence. Each Country Place Living residence is locally owned and operated. Country Place Living has locations throughout Kansas with additional locations opening in Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas. Country Place Living plans to expand to more than 400 locations through franchising. A member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), Country Place Living is offering locations in suburban and rural communities in most states.