Lynn Carlson Schell, CEO of The Waters Senior Living, is profiled as one of the top 2013 female business owners in the Twin Cities in the Minneapolis - St. Paul Business Journal. Read her profile here.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has ranked The Waters Senior Living #5 in their 2013 list of "Top 25 Assisted-Living Facility Operators." Click here to read the article.
The Waters of Plymouth will begin accepting reservations on February 28, 2013! A Kick-off Celebration will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2013 where rents, floor plans, the reservation process and highlights will be provided. The event will take place at the Plymouth Creek Community Center located at 14800 34th Ave. North, Plymouth, Mn 55447 from 4pm-7pm. The program will start at 5pm, and dessert and coffee will be served. Please contact Joni at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
The Waters of Plymouth, the new senior living community under construction at Highway 55 & County Road 73 in Plymouth, MN, held its groundbreaking ceremony on September 26, 2012. Speakers at the event included City of Plymouth Mayor Kelli Slavic and Kathleen Conlan Joyce, Senior Developer at The Waters Senior Living. The Waters of Plymouth will open in August 2013 and offer Senior Living with Services, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. See a photo of the event with Plymouth Mayor Slavic and The Waters Senior Living development team. The community already has a waiting list, visit the community's website to learn more.
The Waters Senior Living unveiled a redesigned website today for its corporate site as well as all the senior living communities’ sites it manages. The new corporate website is filled with detailed information about the company, including news, and resource areas for families. All community websites have updated photos and information. The new sites can be viewed by visiting www.TheWatersSeniorLiving.com.
The Waters of Plymouth, a 90-unit senior living community on the southwest corner of County Road 73 and Hwy 55, will be breaking ground soon! The new community is expected to open mid-summer 2013. The Waters of Plymouth will offer assisted living & memory care and is part of larger redevelopment in the area.
The Colony at Eden Prairie’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU) has been selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best skilled nursing community - chosen among just 39 of 15,500 nationwide. The Colony has received four straight quarters of perfect five-star ratings from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in three crucial areas – health inspections, nurse staffing, and quality of care. This is the second year in a row that The Colony has received this prestigious award. The Colony at Eden Prairie is managed by The Waters Senior Living, and offers assisted living, memory care, enhanced care, as well as skilled nursing and rehabilitation in its award-winning TCU.
Lt. Col. Ken Guetzke, 85, a resident of The Colony at Eden Prairie, was awarded today a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French government, which is the highest honor the country can bestow on a person. The prestigious award was presented by Governor Mark Dayton at a ceremony at The Colony on January 12 along with state Representative Jenifer Loon and House Speaker Kurt Zellers. Guetzke was among the troops who liberated Paris in 1944, and the award is a symbol of appreciation from France and President Nicholas Sarkozy. At the ceremony, an Eden Prairie choir sang the Star Spangled Banner and an honor guard from the Bloomington VFW added a military presentation. Guetzke has previously received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, after his contribution to WWIIï¿½s D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy.
The Waters's Wellness team has recently tested the resident results of an 8-week balance training class offered at Woodbury Senior Living and found measurable improvements in strength and agility, which helps with fall prevention. Balance Training is a significant focus in The Water's wellness programming because according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, each year one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls are the leading cause of death in older adults, and they are also the most common cause of hospital admissions for trauma and non-fatal injuries.
The Minneapolis Planning Commission approved the site plan for The Waters on 50th, a 90-unit, three-story building on a long-vacant log at 50th Street and Beard Avenue S. The new community, located at 3500 W 50th St, Minneapolis, will feature 21 memory care units, and 69 assisted and enhanced care units.
As part of The Waters Senior Living’s partnership with the University of Minnesota’s Center of Spirituality and Healing, several U of M doctoral students receiving their DNP in Integrative Health and Healing have begun an intensive practicum at Woodbury Senior Living to further bring integrative health modalities to The Waters residents.
The Waters Senior Living and Trident Development, LLC have broken ground on a 79-unit senior living community in Winona, MN. Located at 765 Menard Road, Sugar Loaf Senior Living will offer senior housing as well as assisted living, memory care, and enhanced care services. The property will consist of a variety of one and two-bedroom apartments with a common dining room, wellness facility, beauty salon, community room, chapel, elevator service, and attached garages. Completion is expected in Fall 2012. Read the press release.
The City of Plymouth has approved plans for The Waters of Plymouth, a 90-unit senior living community on the southwest corner of County Road 73 and Hwy 55. The new senior living will offer assisted living & memory care and is part of larger redevelopment in the area.
According to a report done by Bankers Life and Casualty Co., Minneapolis is the best city for retirees. The study ranked the top 50 cities in the nation and gave weight to cities that did the best job at providing services and support that seniors need – with Minneapolis being #1. The highest rank cities were recognized for their generous gerontologist-to-senior ratio, high average skilled nursing home ratings and abundant continuing care retirement communities.
Woodbury Senior Living recently implemented the “Take 5” Program, a relaxation and meditation program for campus team members. This initiative was spearheaded through The Waters Senior Living and their partnership with University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality and Healing. The program uses music, guided imagery, reflection and relaxation for five minute period of time during a team member’s day. The program has been shown to reduce stress and have other positive effects on team members.
The 57-unit Sterling Pointe Senior Living community opened Aug. 1, 2011 at 1250 Northland Dr., just north of the Princeton hospital. With 36 assisted living apartments and 21 memory and enhanced care units. Community spaces are the great room, private dining room and coffee shop, chapel and outdoor patio. Friends and family have access to renting the guest suite, which is like a fully-furnished hotel room.