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Believe it or not, the average adult spends 1,400 hours a year hunched over a Smartphone. This constant "forward or anterior head position" (also known as humpback posture) often leads to unexpected problems. The most prevalent disorder is “Text Neck." I'd like to share some tips for avoiding Text Neck and several relief exercises that are quick and easy to do.

Image for Why Amenities Are More Than Just Beautiful

A resident recently commented to me, "I've been here eight years and Lenbrook looks just as beautiful today as it did my first day here." It made me smile as I headed into a budget meeting where we would be talking about the very thing that engenders a "WOW" impression when you first walk in our doors: appealing amenities. The real WOW, I’ve learned however, comes when amenities are enduring – when you are able to keep them fresh and relevant year after year.

Continuous Investment in Physical Inventory

Image for Responsive- More Than A Reflex?

Generally, when people think about the word "responsive" they think about quick action. However, well-known author and TED Talk speaker Simon Sinek says, “It’s better to go slow in the right direction then to go fast in the wrong direction.” It is true that the proper definition for responsive is “reacting quickly and positively.” So if we are measuring quality in our organization (which we are), shouldn’t we have a process for responding?

Anticipate the Issue

Image for Lenbrook Develops Plans to 'Play Offense' at Strategic Retreat

Bi-annually Lenbrook hosts a Strategic Retreat where Lenbrook’s Management Team meets with the Board of Directors to set strategic direction for the organization.

In February, Lenbrook invited noted educator, speaker, consultant, and author, Dr. Francis L. Battisti, PhD to facilitate the latest retreat, titled: Playing Offense.

Image for My Mother, My Inspiration: Lenbrook’s Mother-Daughter Team

Ercia Douglas started with Lenbrook late in 2021 as a Community Service Coordinator, and by doing so, she joined her mother, Joan Piggott, who started with Lenbrook in 1992 and has been employed here for the last 27 years as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

“My role model is my mom,” says Ercia. “She represents the type of woman that one day I hope to be. Very much a superhero in my eyes. She encourages me every day - from her example to always offer a helping hand to those in need, to her ability to always find kind words to put a smile on your face.”

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