North Woods Village at Edison Lakes to hold public Grand Opening Celebration

Newly Opened Memory Care Assisted Living Community Features Purpose-Built Design, 24/7 Licensed Nursing and Advanced, Best-Practice Care

(Mishawaka, IN) – January 17, 2014 – Officials at North Woods Village at Edison Lakes, the area’s first assisted living community dedicated to caring for those with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairments, announced today that it will be hosting a public Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. at its location at 1409 E. Day Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545.

The new facility features three beautiful neighborhoods that offer private resident suites as well as an impressive array of amenities such as sunrooms, walking paths, a flower garden, wellness center, “virtual visit conferencing” and a person-centered philosophy of care that emphasizes consistent staffing to promote familiarity and personalized relationships with residents.

Says Ms. Dale C. Carter, HFA, Executive Director of the new facility, “We invite you to join us for our exciting Grand Opening Celebration. Take a tour of our state-of-the-art community and discover how our unique neighborhood concept and small caregiver-to-resident ratio elevate the quality and personalization of care we provide. This is your opportunity to ask questions about all we offer, including “New Directions,”SM our signature memory care program.

“We look forward to meeting you and sharing all the promise offered in this vibrant, new community. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and talk with our friendly staff and expert leadership team.”

For information or to reserve your space, please call Shellie Kermin today at 574-247-1866 or email her at

About North Woods Village at Edison Lakes

Locally owned and operated, North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is the area’s first assisted living community dedicated to caring for those with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairment and providing education, information and resources to families. North Woods Village at Edison Lakes broke ground earlier this year at 1409 East Day Road, Mishawaka. The evidence-based architectural design of North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is one element of “New Directions,”SM the community’s signature memory care program. Two other key elements of the program are the professionally trained memory care staff and resident-centered care.

Each neighborhood at North Woods Village at Edison Lakes provides residents with a familiar and individualized environment that promotes independence and allows for individually focused care. The neighborhoods include private resident suites, a Country Kitchen, a sunroom, large living room and private dining room. They also feature consistent staffing, enabling residents to get to know the people who work in their neighborhood.

The community also offers a secure, outdoor courtyard with raised flower and vegetable gardens; seating areas; walking paths; a gazebo and putting green. Interior amenities include a community room, a family lounge, a beauty salon/barber shop, video conferencing for virtual visits, a Wellness Center with on-site physician offices and a chapel.


Operations for North Woods Village at Edison Lakes are managed by regional memory care specialist Randall Residence, based out of Lawton, Michigan. In addition to the immediate construction jobs the project is generating, full staffing of medical and administrative positions will provide over 40 permanent new jobs in the community.

Randall Residence is a management company that provides quality leadership for senior living in the Midwest and brings a history of successful experience in active, hands-on management, local community involvement and satisfied customers, including residents, family members, staff team members and investors. Randall Residence focuses on empowering each resident by offering individualized, professional care with a personal touch that is vital to the residents and offers peace of mind to their families.