Delaware

WILMINGTON and NEWARK, Del. — Life Care Services (LCS) has completed renovations at Foulk Living and Shipley Living in Wilmington and Millcroft Living in Newark. In late 2021, LCS took over management of the senior living communities. In the early months, the communities rebranded and refocused on hospitality, community life opportunities and resident satisfaction. More recently, Foulk Living, Shipley Living, and Millcroft Living have undergone extensive physical renovations to provide each community with an updated, fresh, welcoming look. Renovations at Foulk Living included renovations to the lobby, corridors, sunlit “four …

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NEWARK, Del. — Life Care Services has named Kristopher Brown as executive director of Millcroft Living, a seniors housing community in Newark, located between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Brown 20 years of experience, starting as a caregiver. He earned a degree in health sciences with a minor in physics and then became a certified-dementia practitioner.

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WILMINGTON, Del. — Life Care Services has hired Leslie Johnson as executive director at Foulk Living, a seniors housing community in Wilmington.  Johnson has worked in senior living for 13 years. Having majored in dietetics in, she started her career as a dietitian in a large healthcare system. Her field of study had appealed to her because of the role that nutrition plays in disease management and prevention and, by extension, quality of life. Johnson has served as a healthcare administrator at several different sites.

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WILMINGTON, Del. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities has started a $78 million expansion at Country House, a senior living community in Wilmington. The project will add 20 new cottage homes, 62 independent living apartments and a clubhouse featuring a variety of new amenities to the campus, which is home to approximately 200 residents. The 2,100-square-foot cottages will feature stone finishes, open floor plans, fully appointed kitchens, covered patios and two-car garages. Phase II of the project includes an expanded clubhouse and residential apartments. The clubhouse will include new casual and fine …

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MIDDLETOWN and SMYRNA, Del. — Lument has provided an $8 million Freddie Mac unfunded forward commitment loan to the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA). The permanent financing will pay off construction and renovation debt for a portfolio of three properties. The 106-unit portfolio being renovated comprises Holly Square in Middletown and McLane Gardens and Peach Circle, both in Smyrna. The renovation project consists of substantial interior and exterior upgrades, as well as improved ADA compliance and accessibility for seniors. The three properties will convert from public housing to Section 8-assisted …

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