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Green Hills’ Management Company becomes J.D. Power’s most awarded brand in the history of its Senior Living Satisfaction Study

November 20, 2023

Life Care Services ranked #1 in Independent Living, for the fifth year in a row, and added a #1 ranking for Assisted Living/Memory Care in the 2023 J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Study. DES MOINES, Iowa. Nov. 15, 2023 — Green Hills’ management company, Life Care Services, An LCS Company, has been recognized as #1 in… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/green-hills-management-company-becomes-j-d-powers-most-awarded-brand-in-the-history-of-its-senior-living-satisfaction-study/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Green Hills’ Management Company becomes J.D. Power’s most awarded brand in the history of its Senior Living Satisfaction Study</span></a>

From L-R; Green Hills Health Care Center Board President, Clarence Cory, Administrator; Jessica Walker, Green Hills Director of Clinical Services; Katie Seydel

Green Hills Health Care Center Receives 2023 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities

July 7, 2023

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Sherburne Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 July 7, 2023 (AMES, IOWA) – Green Hills Health Care Center, has received the Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities for 2023. This award recognizes Iowa health care facilities that offer unique or innovative activities to enhance the quality of care or… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/green-hills-health-care-center-receives-2023-governors-award-for-quality-care-in-health-care-facilities/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Green Hills Health Care Center Receives 2023 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities</span></a>

Calista Sievers

Green Hills Community is Under New Leadership

June 21, 2023

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Sherburne Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 June 21, 2023 (AMES, IOWA) – Green Hills Community announces that Calista Sievers, former Senior Director of Finance and Accounting with Life Care Services has been named Executive Director. She has over 15 years of progressive experience as a senior living professional. Calista Sievers started… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/green-hills-community-is-under-new-leadership-2/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Green Hills Community is Under New Leadership</span></a>

Jessica Walker

Administrator Receives ACHCA’s Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award for the Second Year in a Row

May 25, 2023

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Sherburne Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 MAY 25, 2023 (AMES, IOWA) – The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) honors Jessica Walker, Administrator of Green Hills Health Care Center in Ames, Iowa, with the 2023 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. Only 2% of facilities nationwide met the initial selection criteria.… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/administrator-receives-achcas-eli-pick-facility-leadership-award-for-the-second-year-in-a-row/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Administrator Receives ACHCA’s Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award for the Second Year in a Row</span></a>

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U.S. News & World Report Names Green Hills Health Care Center Among Best in Iowa

January 3, 2023

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Sherburne Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 Ames, IA – Green Hills Health Care Center has been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for Long-Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation for 2022-2023 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Nursing Homes ratings, now in their 13th year, assist prospective residents and… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/u-s-news-world-report-names-green-hills-health-care-center-among-best-in-iowa/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">U.S. News & World Report Names Green Hills Health Care Center Among Best in Iowa</span></a>

L-R; Don Dyer (resident), Kat Kilbane (Green Hills Executive Director), Bruce Munson (resident), Vikki Morain (resident), Sarina Flathers (YSS Community Engagement Coordinator)

Green Hills collaborates with YSS to support families in need this Holiday Season

December 13, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Sherburne Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 AMES, IA – Green Hills Community boasts an amazing woodshop as an amenity for their residents, having a reputation for the best equipped and safest woodshop in Ames. Woodworking has been a hobby for many, but a passion for Bruce Munson, Don Dyer, and Vikki… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/green-hills-collaborates-with-yss-to-support-families-in-need-this-holiday-season/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Green Hills collaborates with YSS to support families in need this Holiday Season</span></a>

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Green Hills Community’s Management Company Ranked #1 in J.D. Power 2022

December 2, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Sherburne Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 Ames, Iowa – Green Hills Community, managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, located in Des Moines, Iowa, announced that its management company ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent senior living providers for the fourth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S.… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/green-hills-communitys-management-company-ranked-1-in-j-d-power-2022/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Green Hills Community’s Management Company Ranked #1 in J.D. Power 2022</span></a>

Charles Kniker

Charles Kniker’s newest book: Spirituality That Makes a Difference – 20 years in the making

July 12, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Upton Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 AMES, IA – July 12, 2022 – What began 20 years ago has turned into a wonderful reality for Charles Kniker, Green Hills Resident. Spirituality That Makes a Difference has been the ordained pastor and retired Iowa State University education professor’s main priority for the… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/charles-knikers-newest-book-spirituality-that-makes-a-difference-20-years-in-the-making/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Charles Kniker’s newest book: Spirituality That Makes a Difference – 20 years in the making</span></a>

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U.S. News & World Report Names Green Hills a 2022-23 Best Senior Living Community

May 20, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Upton Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 AMES, IA – May 20, 2022 – Green Hills has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best Senior Living Community. Green Hills is one of the senior living communities recognized by U.S. News that earned “Best” status by achieving the… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/u-s-news-world-report-names-green-hills-a-2022-23-best-senior-living-community/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">U.S. News & World Report Names Green Hills a 2022-23 Best Senior Living Community</span></a>

Joe Ludley, Green Hills Resident

Iowa Central Modular Railroad hosted at Green Hills Community

May 19, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT: Bailey Upton Marketing Coordinator, Green Hills Community 515-357-5000 May 19, 2022 (AMES, IOWA) –Green Hills Community located south of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa was the site host to the Iowa Central Modular Railroad Exhibit. Hundreds of modular train enthusiasts traveled from across the state to attend this model show. The Iowa… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/iowa-central-modular-railroad-hosted-at-green-hills-community/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Iowa Central Modular Railroad hosted at Green Hills Community</span></a>

Jessica Walker, Administrator; Steve Lochray, Director of Nursing at Green Hills Community

Green Hills Community Achieves High Honors

April 6, 2022

APRIL 6, 2022 (AMES, IOWA) – Green Hills Community, a Life Plan Community in Ames has been presented the Harrison Award for providing top-notch resident care and service by Life Care Services (LCS), managing partner of Green Hills. The award is given to a select few communities each year that excel in resident care, show… <a class="more-link" href="https://greenhillsrc.com/news-releases/green-hills-community-achieves-high-honors/">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Green Hills Community Achieves High Honors</span></a>