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Senior Living Case Study: Care in Construction

December 17, 2014 by Mark Rowh in Today's Facility Manager

The following excerpt is taken from Mark Rowh's article, "Senior Living Case Study: Care in Construction", that originally appeared in the November/December issue of Today's Facility Manager. Excerpt reposted with permission.

The commitment to making things pleasant is more than just words at Pleasant View, a continuing care retirement community in Ottawa, IL. With a three building combination of renovation and new construction, the facility has been upgraded to improve the living experience for continuing residents while also enhancing its attractiveness to newcomers.

Owned by Lutheran Life Communities, Pleasant View supports both independent and assisted living. Facilities also serve residents with Alzheimer's and other dementia related conditions, as well as providing short-term rehabilitation and long-term care services.

The facility upgrades took place over several years. During that time, while planners faced challenges in avoiding disruptions to residents and neighbors, they never lost sight of the ultimate goal of contributing to the overall quality of the facilities.

Read the entire article, "Care in Construction", here.

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