Botsford Commons Celebrates a Fullness of Life
Staff is honored during National Activity Professionals Week.
National Activity Professionals Week is an opportunity to honor activity professionals and the significant role they play in bringing joy and a fullness of life to seniors. This year, Botsford Commons Senior Community is celebrating their staff, the Fullness of Life team, during the nationally celebrated week, January 17 – 23. Read full article.
Botsford Commons Expert
chosen as Master Examiner
Botsford Commons is proud to announce the newest Master Examiner for the American Health Care Association, our own Kimberly Gimmarro. Gimmarro, long-time Executive Assistant to President Margaret Lightner, will serve during the 2016 cycle.
Lightner explains, “Each one of us has experienced the expertise Kim brings to our quality program. She has been an integral part of the improvements we have experienced in the transformation of our quality culture. Read on for more Information.
Holiday giving at Botsford Commons
Botsford Commons and Botsford Elementary have a special relationship - it's multigenerational. As a Title 1 school, Botsford Elementary falls into an area with low income families, many without books and many without a daily influence to read. Years ago, residents at Botsford Commons developed the Botsford Buddies program where once a month residents are taken to the school and the second graders read out loud to the residents. It was though this program, residents saw an opportunity to give more to the students and the Giving Tree program was born. Read full story!
Botsford Commons awarded the
2015 Beautification Award
The breathtaking grounds at Botsford Commons were awarded with the 2015 Beautification Award from the City of Farmington Hills. Maureen O’Connell, property management coordinator, was pleased to accept the award from Dan Irvin, Executive Director of the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday evening. The celebration for area businesses, commercial properties and residential properties was at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. Botsford Commons has been working hard on their grounds this year, adding new driveways to the condominiums, replacing the main entrance bridge off of Nine Mile road, and adding beautiful knockout roses to their lush gardens. . Special thanks and photos!.
Pieces from the Heart Award
At Botsford Commons, the Botsford Foundation recognizes special volunteer contributions and an overall commitment to the residents of the Botsford Commons Senior Community through its Pieces from the Heart Award
. Given since 2004, the award has become a hallmark of a vibrant campus that truly enjoys the joy of relationships and the spirit of living. This year, Botsford Commons honors Bill Waddell
. Read full article
Linda S. Mlynarek Excellence in Long-Term Care Public Relations Award
The talented staff atBotsford Commons Senior Community was recently presented with a very special award, the Linda S. Mlynarek Excellence in Long-Term Care Public Relations Award
. The award, given by the Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM), recognized Botsford Commons’ promotion of its partnership program with local Farmington business, Painting with a Twist
. Read full story!
Botsford Commons Senior Community is a unique campus that looks like a neighborhood and feels like home. Passing over the river into our beautiful wooded setting, dotted with gazebos, street lamps and a vibrant community center, visitors & residents alike instantly feel a sense of peace and belonging. Here, aging is treated with dignity and respect.
Recognizing that older adults have unique needs for support and services at different times, ranging from exercise classes to extended care, Botsford Commons offers several residential choices.
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