Blog

Springwell maintains a blog and Facebook page as additional systems of communication.

We use these platforms when we have news to share with our current and future residents, as well as their family members. Please be sure to check our blog and Facebook page frequently for the latest news, announcements and accolades from Springwell Senior Living.

Memory Care Director Anita Green Earns National Certification

Anita Green is a special person….and we are privileged to have her as our Memory Care Director in our Gardens Pavilion.  Anita is one of our most experienced nurses and has worked at Springwell for 17 years.

Recently, Anita pursued her National Certification for Activities Professionals – a program requiring extensive independent study and classwork – and she recently received recognition for her completion.  Our Gardens Pavilion has its own Activities Director, but Anita believed it was important for her to strengthen her knowledge of this important aspect of therapeutic programming.

Anita Receives NCCAP Cert

Springwell has a strong clinical foundation with Anita leading the program as an LPN. She is always looking for new learning opportunities & challenges, and became our Memory Care Director in June 2015.

Congratulations and thank you to Anita for always striving to make Springwell a safe, warm & vibrant place for our residents to live.


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We’re Breaking New Grounds at Springwell!

What a glorious day for a groundbreaking! We had the honor of having the Mayor, along with many elected officials, participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for our new Independent Living Residences. We had over 100 attendees watch Phil Golden, John Chay, Neil Meltzer from LifeBridge Health, and many of our much loved residents and coworkers do the ceremonial dig on our beautiful new Homestead building. We are “breaking new ground” with our new partnership with LifeBridge and we couldn’t be more pleased.

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The residences are for full-service Independent Living.  The monthly fees include a meal program, activities, scheduled transportation, housekeeping, utilities, wellness checks, etc, etc.

The residences are larger on average and of a greater variety than those available previously from Springwell for Independent Living.  Most units have balconies or patios; never before available at Springwell.

The new Independent Living residences range in size from a 1 BR / 1 Bath at 600 sq ft (The Brooks) to a 2 BR / 2 Bath corner at 1,130 sq ft (The Peabody).  In-between those are the 1 BR / 1.5 Bath at 740 sq ft (The Hopkins), the 1 BR & Den / 1.5 Bath (The Mencken) and the 2 BR / 2 Bath at 1,000 sq ft (The Newberry).  In addition, there are many gracious common areas including the Library, Courtyard, Pub, Living Room, Dining Room and Multipurpose Classroom among others.

Opening is planned for July, 2018.  Pre-leasing will begin this July.

 


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Phil Golden Judges Aging 2.0 Tech Accelerator

Springwell’s Director and Principle, Phil Golden, was one of 7 Judges for Aging 2.0′s Technology Accelerator.  Aging 2.0′s Baltimore chapter is part of a wide network focused on highlighting innovation for the senior community. Their mission is to help health entrepreneurs test and validate their technology by working with mentors as well as senior focus groups.

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Springwell will be piloting this years winner – Reciprocare.   Reciprocare founder Charlene Brown won $5,000. Her startup connects agencies with caregivers, and helps low-income women find jobs.

The two-month accelerator included 12 focus groups at senior communities where startups had a chance to get feedback.  Wearables startup Cyber Timez won second place recognition, while another four startups — TechStar TutorsSilver SedansReachOut and Agewell Biometrics — will get access to pilot programs at CHAI and Springwell Senior Living.  You can read the entire article in Technical.ly Baltimore here.

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Open House Thursday, April 20th

You are invited to our SPRING OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, April 20th from 10 am – 12 noon.

Whether you are looking for Assisted Living or Independent Living now…or plan to in the future…this is a great time to come by and casually tour the campus and learn a little bit more about us.

Come Participate in 1 of 2 brief panel discussions at 10:30 or 11:30 followed by a tour of our Assisted and Independent Living Campus.We ask that you RSVP and let us know which panel discussion you would like to attend.  Radio personality Frank Luber will facilitate the discussion.  To RSVP please call 410-664-4006 or  Email: Phil@SpringwellSeniorLiving.com

You’ll also learn about our NEW INDEPENDENT LIVING RESIDENCES currently under construction Opening in 2018.

11x17 Sheets.cdrWe look forward to seeing you on April 20th!


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A Life That Inspires

If only we could all live life to it’s fullest with such passion and longevity.  There is no doubt that Yvonne Dowel’s active lifestyle kept her healthy and happy for 90 years.  She is an inspiration and we thought you would enjoy reading her story and watching her skate.  Click here to read the entire article.

Ice Skating at 90!


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