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  • Aging with Choice: The Benefits of a CCRC

    As part of an excellent Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), we often hear residents say they wished they had moved in sooner. They enjoy their community, they love that they are still learning and trying new things, and they appreciate the peace of mind that their needs will be met, even when those needs change.A CCRC, which is also referred to as a life plan community, can be a valuable option for seniors. By providing multiple levels of care on the same campus, seniors have the abilit...  Continue Reading

  • Annapolis is Calling: The Village at Providence Point is NLCS’s Newest Senior Living Community

    When National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) began planning its newest community, Annapolis, Md., called with its beauty, charm and pioneering spirit.For NLCS, Annapolis offered exactly the kind of environment it sought for The Village at Providence Point. With Providence Point, seniors will enjoy a scenic setting, a vibrant community, the latest technology and a chance to begin new adventures.Why The Village at Providence Point?Through extensive research, NLCS was able to identify A...  Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Communities & Services Releases 2018 Annual Report

    National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is pleased to share the 2018 Annual Report. The report highlights some of the work NLCS is doing to honor, inspire and support choice and opportunity in service to seniors. It also features three stories from donors who were inspired to generously support NLCS' philanthropic efforts.   Continue Reading

  • Impact1890 is Now Accepting Grant Proposals for 2020

    Impact1890—A National Lutheran Program is pleased to announce the availability of Impact grants for the 2020 year. Each year, Impact1890 awards grants to non-profit organizations that share in the same passion of serving seniors, particularly those who are aging in place in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.All grants must address at least one of the following urgent needs faced by older adults:Social isolation Transportation Housing Navigating and ac...  Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Communities & Services Certified as a Great Place to Work

    Great Place to Work Institute has honored National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) with certification as a Great Place to Work. The survey included all team members throughout all NLCS entities, and the ratings measure NLCS’ capacity to earn our team members’ trust and create a great workplace for high performance. Great Place to Work, an independent research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job.   Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Communities & Services' Annapolis CCRC Receives Approval from the Maryland Department of Aging

    National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) proposed Annapolis-based continuing care retirement community, The Village at Providence Point—A National Lutheran Community, received approval from the Maryland Department of Aging for its feasibility submission on February 14, 2019.“The Maryland Department of Aging applies rigorous standards to any senior-living application, ensuring it protects consumers and their best interests,” NLCS’ President & CEO Larr...  Continue Reading

  • Eye on Annapolis Highlights NLCS' New Plans for Providence Point

    National Lutheran Communities & Services recently filed a planned unit development application for The Village at Providence Point–A National Lutheran Community in Annapolis, Md. (Pending approval by the Maryland Department of Aging).This latest site plan balances community feedback and environmental needs, along with the development's needs. You can read more about the proposed project scope in Eye on Annapolis' recent coverage: https://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2019/02/village-a...  Continue Reading

  • Impact1890 Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

    Impact1890–A National Lutheran Program has awarded 30 grants totaling $273,334 for the 2019 grant year. This marks the sixth year of the program (originally National Lutheran Communities & Services Community Impact program). In 2018, nearly 8,500 older adults’ lives were impacted by organizations that were awarded grant funds.   Continue Reading

  • NLCS Continues WASH-FM Christmas Music Sponsorship for the Ninth Year

    National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is getting into the Christmas spirit with its sponsorship of 24/7 holiday music on WASH-FM 97.1 from now until Dec. 25 and on WMZQ 98.7 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You’ll hear on-air spots for several of our communities and services, including:The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community The Village at Providence Point—A National Lutheran Commun...  Continue Reading

  • Lawrence Jordan III Named Compliance Officer for National Lutheran Communities & Services

    Rockville, MD-  National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) named Lawrence Jordan III as Compliance Officer. Jordan brings 20 years of legal experience to the role, seven of those providing services to health care organizations. In this role, Jordan will lead and further develop NLCS’ compliance program and drive the organization’s strong culture of integrity forward.“We are very pleased to have someone with Jordan’s professional experience, education, and proven track record of acc...  Continue Reading

  • The Village at Rockville Announces Kyle Hreben as Executive Director

    Rockville, MD- The Village at Rockville is pleased to welcome Kyle Hreben as the Executive Director to its leadership team. Hreben will oversee day-to-day operations while continuing to support the needs of seniors.“We are thrilled to have Kyle join our team at The Village at Rockville,” National Lutheran Communities & Services’ Chief Operating Officer Cyndi Walters said. “Kyle brings multiple years of experience within the senior living industry and I know with ...  Continue Reading

  • Grants Available for 2019

    Impact1890—A National Lutheran Program is pleased to announce the availability of Impact grants for the 2019 year. Each year, Impact1890 awards grants to non-profit organizations that share in the same passion of serving seniors, particularly those who are aging in place in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.All grants must address at least one of the following urgent needs faced by seniors:Social isolationTransportation HousingNavigating and accessing heal...  Continue Reading

  • Allison Combs Named Sales Director for National Lutheran Communities & Services

    Rockville, MD-  National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) named Allison Combs as Sales Director in January 2018. This is a newly created position for NLCS, which will help oversee sales efforts and initiatives throughout the National Lutheran family of brands. Combs brings over 20 years of sales experience to the role, seven of those being with the National Lutheran family.“We are pleased to have Allison assisting us in our sales efforts throughout the National Lutheran fami...  Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Communities & Services Announces Richard M. Mazza as Chief Financial Officer

    Rockville, MD- Richard M. Mazza, CPA has joined National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mazza brings over 25 years of financial acumen and business savvy to this position.   Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Communities & Services Announces Impact1890–A National Lutheran Program

    Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) announces the establishment of Impact1890–A National Lutheran Program, with the sole function of managing the grants it awards to community partners. As a faith-based not-for-profit ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), it has been NLCS’ purpose to serve seniors since 1890. The establishment of Impact1890 will help extend this mission to even more older adults.Originally, the grant progra...  Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Communities & Services Contributes to Seniors Affected by the 2017 Hurricanes

    Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) rallied to help the victims of the 2017 hurricanes that swept through parts of Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, leaving widespread damage. A total of $24,510 raised for disaster relief went directly to assist the needs of seniors affected by the hurricanes.The contributions came from NLCS plus 42 individuals within the National Lutheran family, including staff members, board members and residents. The donation was given to L...  Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Awards $263,000 in Grants for 2018

    Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 33 grants for the 2018 grant year, totaling $263,000. This marks the fifth year of the grant program, with an increase in amounts requested, number of grant recipients and awarded funds throughout Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, and Delaware. Last year, NLCS awarded $253,500 and 30 grants. “The Community Impact Advisory Council was pleased to see so many high-quali...  Continue Reading

  • Hear Us on WASH-FM

    National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is getting into the Christmas spirit with its sponsorship of 24/7 holiday music on WASH-FM 97.1 from Nov. 17- Dec. 25 and on WMZQ 98.7 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.   Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Receives 2017 Gold Award Designation for Its Website

    National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) was the recipient of the 2017 National Mature Media Awards (NMMA) gold winner designation for its website, www.nationallutheran.org.The 2017 awards reflect 2016 work, which was when NLCS revamped the design of its website. The NMMA honors the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs for adults 50+. This is the largest and most prestigious awards program of its kind, encompassing other senior living organ...  Continue Reading

  • National Lutheran Awards $253,500 in Grants for 2017

    National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 30 grants for the 2017 grant year, totaling $253,500. This marks the fourth year of the grant program, with a significant increase in amounts requested, number of grantees and awarded funds throughout Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, and Delaware. Last year, $221,250 and 21 grants were awarded through the program. “Once again we are gratified by the response that the NLCS Community Imp...  Continue Reading

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