SCHERERVILLE – The Indiana Assisted Living Association (“INALA”) honored the Residences at Deer Creek of Schererville, Indiana as the Indiana Assisted Living Community of the Year during its annual Fall Conference and awards luncheon in Indianapolis. This is the first time INALA extended this type of recognition to an Indiana assisted living community.
Criteria for this prestigious award include encouraging resident and community engagement, supporting the local community, developing unique programs to improve resident and staff satisfaction and offering a nurturing environment to enhance the quality of life for residents, to name a few.
Liz Carroll, Executive Director of INALA said, “Residences of Deer Creek exemplifies the teamwork, innovation and commitment to excellence that defines our membership. INALA is delighted to give RDC our first ever community of the year award in recognition of the culture of caring created by the staff of RDC.”’
“We are so pleased that INALA has recognized the hard work of the staff and the vision and commitment of the investors who created this wonderful place where residents are assisted in living full lives,” said Lori McLaughlin, Principal of WestShore Senior Living, the Residences at Deer Creek’s management company.
This sentiment was echoed by Karen Ayersman, Executive Director of Residences at Deer Creek, “To be recognized as the best assisted living provider in Indiana, where there are so many excellent communities, is an amazing honor. This recognition of the work of so many staff, residents, families and volunteers reflects our efforts to create mutual respect among the stakeholders of the RDC community.”
INALA’s mission is to promote the interests of the assisted living industry in Indiana and to enhance the quality of life for the population it serves. Indiana assisted living communities were nominated by their peers and supervisors for this award and were voted on by the INALA Board of Directors. INALA is headquartered in Indianapolis.
Located in Schererville, Indiana, the Residences at Deer Creek is Northwest Indiana’s award winning assisted living and memory care community. To learn more about Residences at Deer Creek, and their unique approach to senior living and memory care, visit www.ResidencesAtDeerCreek.com.