North Woods Village at Edison Lakes
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Positive Consumer Ratings Led to This Industry-Leading Distinction from Caring.com
Mishawaka, IN – October 20, 2015 — North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is pleased to announce it has been selected as a “Caring Star of 2016” for service excellence in Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. In ratings and reviews from older adults and their family members, North Woods Village at Edison Lakes earned a 5-star consumer rating (the highest possible score), while also meeting other qualifying criteria for this national honor. North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is the only Caring Star 2016 community in Saint Joseph County, and is among only 800 Caring Stars across the country!
“In designing North Woods Village careful thought was given to amenities that would bring the highest quality of life to our residents. Our residents are comfortable in their neighborhoods. We are able to provide the highest level of care in smaller groups, in a family style manor. Our management partner, WestShore, LLC provides years of combined experience to our team,” says Dane Slabaugh, Developer and Managing Partner of North Woods Village.
Americans are increasingly seeking insights provided by online reviews to help guide important senior care decisions for aging or ailing loved ones. In multiple Caring.com research studies, the majority of family caregivers have indicated that they turn to the Internet and consumer reviews when researching senior living communities, and have relied on these perspectives more so than in-person recommendations from geriatric professionals or medical personnel. Now entering its fifth year, the Caring Stars annual list helps consumers reliably narrow senior living options for their loved ones to the most-acclaimed communities – particularly as they gather for the holidays and discover increased or urgent senior care needs.
“We strive daily to deliver high-quality care for our residents, and this award helps validate our delivery on that promise,” said Christopher Mueller, Executive Director of North Woods Village at Edison Lakes. “On behalf of our community staff and leadership, thank you to those who shared positive feedback about the services we offer, and to Caring.com for recognizing us as a Caring Star of 2016.”
“Congratulations to North Woods Village at Edison Lakes for achieving this award after earning accolades from residents and their family members,” said Andy Cohen, Caring.com CEO and co-founder, Andy Cohen. “This important milestone speaks volumes about the positive difference North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is making in serving older adults with dementia and Alzheimer’s, and we join with the local community in celebrating their accomplishment.”