LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Atria Senior Living Group will receive the Partners in Progress Award from the Southern California Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation for exceptional leadership and contributions in the fight against arthritis and related diseases. The award will be presented on Wednesday, December 5 during the foundation's 59th Annual Awards Ceremony in Beverly Hills, California.
"We are honored to be recognized for sharing a common goal with the Arthritis Foundation and that is to give senior citizens with arthritis a better quality of life, and improving their mobility affords them the independence they deserve," said Debra Jo Heaton, Engage Life Specialist for Atria Senior Living Group. "Arthritis can be a debilitating disease and because of this Atria is dedicated to helping seniors live active and fulfilled lives."
Engage Life Directors at Atria communities across the nation are becoming certified by the Arthritis Foundation to lead exercise classes specifically designed for those with arthritis. Atria hopes to have every Engage Life Director nationwide certified by early 2008. The Arthritis Exercise Program, a series of exercises designed by experts at the Arthritis Foundation, offers seniors the environment of a structured exercise class that focuses on strengthening muscles and improving flexibility.
The Arthritis Foundation's 59th Annual Awards Ceremony will begin at 5:30 pm at the Beverly Hills Hotel located at 9876 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. To learn more about Atria Senior Living Group, visit http://www.atriaseniorliving.com or call 502.779.4700.
Currently among the top five providers of retirement and assisted
living services in the U.S., Atria Senior Living Group owns or operates
more than 130 communities in 27 states. Atria has been a leader in the
senior living industry for more than ten years and currently provides
residential services for more than 14,000 seniors nationwide.
Contact: Amy Risley/Beth Bryant, Atria Senior Living Group
|SOURCE Atria Senior Living Group|
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