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Dominion Senior Living of Richmond Welcomes Five New Directors

October 17, 2017 by Carlo Calma

Knoxville, Tennessee-based Dominion Senior Living has welcomed five new members to its management team for its Richmond, Virginia community, Dominion Senior Living of Richmond. Each will be under the direction of Tina Newman, the community’s executive director.

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Dominion Senior Living provides opportunity for student interns

Community partnerships: Dominion Senior Living creates internship program with UK

October 5, 2017

Even before the first nail was hammered into place at the new Dominion Senior Living facility, the site served as a place where partnerships were formed between the community and the personal care home.

Now, as the building sets to open its doors later this fall, a new partnership will begin with the University of Kentucky through an internship program.

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Students interning at Dominion Senior Living

Students have opportunity at senior center

October 4, 2017

Students in the health care field have a new internship opportunity.

The College of Public Health will be offering students work experience with Dominion Senior Living in Richmond.

Dominion Senior Living of Richmond is currently under construction in the Heritage Place subdivision and will open in a couple of months, according to a press release. The community will have 60 memory care and assisted living apartments.

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Senior housing construction

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects

September 28, 2017

A sprawling development slated to open in the lakefront city of Osage Beach, Missouri, will include senior housing.

Local officials recently gave the go-ahead to the developers of Osage Beach Commons, a $385 million mixed-use building that will include retail, restaurants and senior living space, according to Lake Expo, a local new website.

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Sensory Gardens at Dominion help seniors with dementia

Senior living community offers sensory gardens to help residents living with dementia

September 20, 2017

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. One senior living community in our area has a safe place for the residents to explore. News 5’s Jessica Griffith shows us how sensory gardens help those suffering from dementia. John Boarman is feeling at peace, working in the sensory gardens. “It makes me feel good. This is what I do at home,” he said.

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Dominion counts on profit-sharing to woo, keep executive directors

August 25, 2017

Dominion Senior Living is adapting Chick-fil-A’s employment approach to senior living, banking on the belief that executive directors who “own” the experience at their communities will enjoy their work more and stay with the company.

The Knoxville, TN-based company will launch its Principal, Role Model program Sept. 1, changing the title of participating executive directors to principal and giving them the opportunity to share in a community’s profits if they meet goals tied to occupancy and other key indicators.

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Michael Holtzclaw

People in the news, Aug. 22

August 22, 2017

Dominion Senior Living has named Michael Holtzclaw its new senior director of operations.

Holtzclaw brings more than 15 years of senior living experience to the company, which owns and operates faith-based assisted living and memory care communities.

He joined the Navy right out of high school and served for 13 years. Following his return from Naples, Italy, he started working for a friend at a senior living community in South Carolina. He planned to spend 90 days in that position but said he ended up staying because of his connection to the residents.

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Crews break ground on $10M assisted living community in Clemson

Crews break ground on $10M assisted living community in Clemson

July 27, 2017

A new assisted living community is opening in Clemson and expected to bring new jobs to the area.

Crews broke ground on the $10 million Dominion Senior Living on Pershing Avenue, which is set to include 49 assisted living apartments and 17 apartments for memory care residents.

The facility is expected to open in fall 2018 and create approximately 50 jobs.

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City leaders hold ribbon-cutting for $5.25M assisted living community

June 16, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. – City officials and business leaders were on hand Friday when Dominion Senior Living of Bristol opened its $5.25 million assisted living community at 425 Shelby Lane in Bristol, Tennessee.

The 25,000-square-foot, 40-unit facility, is a holistic, memory care community that can house as many as 60 residents. It features a large courtyard with picnic areas, games and sensory gardens designed to engage residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/15/17)

June 15, 2017

Transforming Age, a nonprofit that owns and operates 11 senior living communities in Washington and Minnesota, is planning some big upgrades for Parkshore, one of its properties in Seattle.

The $30 million renovation project includes an aerobics room, green roof, social dining space, and a partially open pool connecting an indoor pool to the outside, according to a press release.

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Dominion of Florence Construction

Dominion Senior Living groundbreaking Wednesday, Frost Brown Todd gets ‘gold’ on women

June 9, 2017

Dominion Senior Living is breaking ground on a new specially designed community for seniors, Dominion Senior Living of Florence on Wednesday, June 14, at 11 a.m.

In addition to the groundbreaking ceremony, the grounds will be dedicated through prayer and a Bible with handwritten prayers from company leaders will be placed in the foundation of the building. This thoughtful act shows that their commitment to faith is present in every part of the community’s development. This dedication ceremony is done at all Dominion Senior Living properties as the team members thoughtfully prepare their hearts and minds to create a community which cares for seniors in a way that aligns with their mission of “honoring God through service to seniors.”

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In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/8/17)

June 8, 2017

Knoxville, Tennessee-based Dominion Senior Living recently announced its plans for a $10 million faith-based community in Clemson, South Carolina, its second in the state.

Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square will come with 49 assisted living apartments and 17 apartments designed for memory care, a press release reads. Amenities include enclosed courtyards for residents, a landscaped garden, covered porches and a salon/barber shop. Dominion is scheduled to open the community in the fall of 2018.

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Construction begins on new $9.5 million senior living community

Dominion to open Clemson community

June 6, 2017

Dominion Senior Living announced plans for a $10 million assisted living and memory care community for Clemson, SC. This will be the provider’s second senior living community in the state.

Dominion Senior Living will have two-stories with 49 assisted living apartments and 17 apartments designed specifically for memory care. Features include enclosed courtyards, a salon and barber shop and a landscaped garden. It is walking distance to retail areas near the Town Center.

The community is expected to create 50 jobs and will open in late 2018.

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Construction begins on new $9.5 million senior living community

Construction begins on new $9.5 million senior living community

May 19, 2017

Construction is underway on a 44,000-square-foot, $9.5 million senior living community, Dominion Senior Living of Anderson.

Located at 3461 N. Hwy. 81, the community will include assisted living and memory care. It’s set to open in the summer of 2018, and will employ about 50 people.

The community will have technological integration, on-site enrichment activities, and nurses and professionally trained caregivers, who are available 24 hours a day.

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Senior living community working to make Tri-Cities more friendly to those with dementia

Senior living community working to make Tri-Cities more friendly to those with dementia

May 10, 2017

A local senior living community is working to make people across the Tri-Cities with dementia feel understood and accepted.

The initiative called “Purple Cities Alliance” is on a mission to make Northeast Tennessee one of the first official “dementia friendly” regions in the U.S. As a part of the initiative, Dominion Senior Living in Bristol, Tn. is training people across the community to train companies and organizations on how best to interact with people with dementia.

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New Senior Living Community Provides Unique Spiritual Engagement Activities

New Senior Living Community Provides Unique Spiritual Engagement Activities

May 3, 2017

Dominion Senior Living of Hixson recently opened its doors to provide assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the greater Chattanooga area. The heart of the company and the care they provide is based around mission-driven, purposeful interactions with residents, and they use daily spiritual engagement activities to help fulfill their mission.

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Dominion Plans New Senior Living Community

May 1, 2017

Dominion Senior Living is planning a $10.3 million, 46,300-square-foot faith-based assisted living and memory care community in Florence, Ky. Slated to open in fall 2018, Dominion Senior Living of Florence will create 50 jobs in the area.

Planned for construction at 4009 Seligman Drive, the two-story community will feature 46 assisted living apartments and 15 more apartments specially designed for memory care.

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Senior living facility works to be dementia-friendly

Senior living facility works to be dementia-friendly

April 26, 2017

Bristol, Tenn. — Dominion Senior Living of Bristol officials are working to change how people with dementia are treated in public by offering a free class to local businesses.

The class echoes the Purple Cities Alliance in Knoxville, Tennessee, which works to create dementia-friendly environments, according to a news release.

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Dominion of Florence Construction Model

Multimillion-dollar development coming to NKY

April 21, 2017

Construction is to begin in the next few weeks on a $10.3 million assisted-living community in Florence called Dominion Senior Living.

The two-story building will encompass 43,400 square feet on 4.1 wooded acres at 4009 Seligman Drive in Boone County.

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Pedal for Pat Cyclist Josh Crisp

Cyclists plan 1,098-mile ride in honor of Pat Summitt

March 21, 2017

A group of cyclists is planning to pedal 1,098 miles this fall in order to raise money and awareness in the fight against Alzheimers.

The event, called “Pedal for Pat,” will involve riding from Pat Summitt Plaza on the UT campus starting on Oct. 17 and finishing in Key West, Fla., in 12 days.

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Dominion of Hixson Grand Opening Celebration with Resident

Dominion Senior Living Of Hixson Hosts Grand Opening

March 20, 2017

Dominion Senior Living is opening its newest assisted living and memory care community, Dominion Senior Living of Hixson. Residents recently started to move in, and a grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house will be Friday, March 31, at 11 a.m. at the newly completed community located at 2143 Northpoint Blvd.

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Dominion Senior Living adds technology

March 8, 2017

Dominion Senior Living of Bristol has launched a new technologically advanced program to help care.

The community, which has 40 memory care apartments in Bristol, TN, joined Eldermark and Silversphere to implement the program.

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Dominion Senior Living Community Anderson - Under Development

Company to build $9.5 million assisted living community near Anderson

March 8, 2017

The two-story facility will feature 45 assisted living and 15 memory care apartments.

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Dominion of Hixson

Dominion Opens Community in Tennessee, Hires Five Directors

March 1, 2017

HIXSON, Tenn. — Dominion Senior Living has opened the doors on Dominion Senior Living of Hixson, a 64-unit assisted living and memory care community in the Chattanooga suburb of Hixson.

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Dominion Senior Living Fine-Tunes Brand with New Logo & Culture Strategy

February 21, 2017

Two years ago, Dominion Senior Living had just one senior living community open near its headquarters in Knoxville. Fast forward to today, and the company currently has four senior living communities open, with five under construction and others at the beginning stages of development.

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Dominion of Crossville - Marilyn Christenson

Many Hands Make Light Work for the Children

January 18, 2017

For the Children Quilting Ministry partnered with the helpful hands of Dominion Senior Living residents to bring comfort and joy.

When God brought Marilyn Christenson to Crossville 11 years ago, He had a special plan for her and her husband. Upon going to Bible study, Christenson met a befriended a lady who told her about some children who were in critically dire straights amidst a cold winter. Christenson couldn't sleep. Her heart ached to comfort those children.

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