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From Loss Comes Giving

April 27, 2017

Four years ago Rosaria and Miguel Cruz started their volunteer service with The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community. In their initial interview they explained they were inspired to volunteer after they both lost their beloved mothers over a seven-month... Continue Reading
 

Rockville, Md. Ranked Sixth as a Best Cities for an Active Retirement

April 17, 2017

In a recent study, published by SmartAsset.com, the 575 largest U.S. cities were reviewed and ranked based on criteria specifically important to senior living. Rankings were assessed based on the average tax rate, the number of local retirement communities, the... Continue Reading
 

myPotential at Home is Now CHAP Accredited, Medicare Certified Home Health Agency

April 12, 2017

myPotential at Home becomes Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) Accredited and Receives Medicare Certification in Virginia Winchester, Va.- myPotential at Home—A National Lutheran Service has received CHAP Accreditation and Medicare Certification in Virginia, allowing them to now provide Medicare reimbursable... Continue Reading
 

Senior-to-Senior Prom

April 6, 2017

Residents at The Legacy at North Augusta—A National Lutheran Community took a stroll down memory lane when students from Robert E. Lee High School threw a Senior-to-Senior Prom. While the high school seniors still have a few months before their... Continue Reading
 

Providing Comfort to Babies in the NICU

March 31, 2017

Members of the Flying Fingers knitting group at The Village at Orchard Ridge–A National Lutheran Community undertook a special project recently – knitting frontless sweaters to give to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Winchester Medical Center. Aptly named... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Receives Approval from Maryland Department of Aging for New Apartment Addition

March 3, 2017

March 2, 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md. –The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community in Rockville, Md., received approval from the Maryland Department of Aging for its campus expansion feasibility study. The expansion includes a new 130-unit independent living apartment building featuring... Continue Reading
 

Dr. Jonathan Musher Named Top Doc

March 1, 2017

Washingtonian magazine has released its list of the Washington, D.C. area’s Top Doctors. Medical professionals from around the area were asked which doctors, across 39 specialty fields, they trust with their families’ health.  The Village at Rockville – A National... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran Communities & Services Unveils New Name for Annapolis Retirement Community

February 6, 2017

Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) unveils a new name for its continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Annapolis. The community, previously known as The Village at Crystal Spring, will now become The Village at Providence Point—A National Lutheran... Continue Reading
 

What does 100 years [young] look like?

February 3, 2017

If you were asked to describe what a vibrant 100 years of life looks like, do you think you could? After meeting Helen Barrow, a 100-year-old resident at The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community, you would have the answer... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Announces New Plan For CCRC in Annapolis

January 17, 2017

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is pursuing a new plan to develop a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Annapolis through a Special Exception Process with the City of Annapolis. Presenting a new plan that focuses solely on the... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran Communities & Services Partners with American Public University to Enhance Employee Education Options

January 17, 2017

Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is partnering with American Public University (APU) so employees can take full advantage of NLCS’ tuition reimbursement program, earning an online degree or certificate from APU. NLCS values lifelong learning, not only for... Continue Reading
 

Permanent IRA Tax Benefit for Donations

January 1, 2017

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCD) from IRAs have been made permanent through the PATH Act of 2015. This legislation allows individuals 70 ½ or older to direct a portion or all of the annual required minimum distribution (RMD) to a charity... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran Awards $253,500 in Grants for 2017

December 6, 2016

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 30 grants for the 2017 grant year, totaling $253,500. This marks the fourth year of the grant program, with a significant increase in amounts requested, number of grantees and awarded... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Office Staff Donate 454 Pounds of Food to Manna

November 24, 2016

While it is a season of thanks for many, the holidays can also be a difficult time of year. It is that spirit that spurred National Lutheran Communities & Services' (NLCS) office staff to collect canned goods and non-perishable items... Continue Reading
 

Hear Us On WASH-FM!

November 18, 2016

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is getting into the Christmas spirit with its sponsorship of 24/7 holiday music on WASH-FM 97.1 from Nov. 18- Dec. 25 and on WMZQ 98.7 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You'll hear on-air spots... Continue Reading
 

Former Summer Intern Shares His Experience

November 10, 2016

Sylas Buller, a Calling and Purpose in Society (CAPS) Fellow from Valparaiso University, spent his 2016 summer with National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS).  Specifically, he served at our Rockville-based retirement community, The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community.  During... Continue Reading
 

Dr. Classie Hoyle Joins National Lutheran Communities & Services’ Board of Directors

October 31, 2016

Rockville, MD- Dr. Classie Hoyle, Ph.D., has been named to National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Board of Directors for a two-year term. Board elections took place during NLCS’ July 2016 meeting. Hoyle’s board term begins October 2016.  “Dr. Classie Hoyle... Continue Reading
 

Cynthia Walters Joins National Lutheran Communities & Services as Chief Operating Officer

October 12, 2016

Rockville, MD- Cynthia Walters has joined National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly appointed role for NLCS. Walters brings over 28 years of senior living experience to this new position. “The COO is a new... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Orchard Ridge Hosts Clinical Pastoral Education Interns

October 6, 2016

This fall, The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community in Winchester, Va. welcomed two new interns into National Lutheran Communities & Services’ Satellite Program of Eastern Mennonite Theological Seminary’s Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) curriculum. Pastor Haley dos Santos joins... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran Lends a Helping Hand on ELCA Day of Service

September 16, 2016

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) employees dedicated their time and effort on September 8 and 9 at their communities in support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) Day of Service. The ELCA Day of Service, observed on... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Partners with Strathmore’s Artist in Residence Program

August 31, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) is excited to partner with Strathmore’s Artist in Residence (AIR) program to host five concerts at the senior community through spring 2017. Strathmore created its Artist in Residence (AIR)... Continue Reading
 

Never Too Old to Go for Gold

August 19, 2016

As the nation’s young rising athletes competed in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, one 92-year-old resident at The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community was doing just the same—vying for gold.                 For the past 27 years Edward... Continue Reading
 

Marta Spangler Appointed as The Village at Rockville’s Director of Philanthropy

August 1, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community is pleased to welcome Marta Spangler as the Director of Philanthropy, effective August 1, 2016. Spangler brings a unique perspective with years of global funding experience, most recently as the... Continue Reading
 

myPotential at Home Announces Addition of Home Health Services in Fall 2016

July 15, 2016

Winchester, Va.- New home health services will be added to myPotential at Home—A National Lutheran Service starting in September 2016.  myPotential at Home will provide both home care and home health services to seniors in the comfort of their own... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran’s President & CEO Larry Bradshaw Joins Lutheran Services in America’s Board of Directors

July 1, 2016

Rockville, MD- Larry Bradshaw, president and chief executive officer for National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS), has been named to Lutheran Services in America Inc.’s (LSA) Board of Directors for a three-year term. Board elections took place during LSA’s Annual Meeting... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran Communities & Services Becomes a Satellite Site for Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s Clinical Pastoral Education Program

June 15, 2016

Rockville, MD- Theological students from Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS), along with clergy and laypersons pursuing Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), will be able to continue earning credits toward their denominational ordination requirements and/or certification as professional chaplains at National Lutheran Communities &... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Orchard Ridge Celebrates Opening of The Engage Center

June 15, 2016

The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community celebrated progress on Phase 2 expansion with a grand opening of its Engage Center on Wednesday, June 1. Orchard Ridge’s Phase 2 began in January 2015 and so far, has seen the... Continue Reading
 

TVAR Receives National Accreditation for Excellence in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)

June 3, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) proudly received Basic Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Accreditation in May 2016. This accreditation is evaluated and presented by independent accreditor, Providigm, LLC. Through TVAR’s use of the... Continue Reading
 

Taking Aging By Storm—Therapy Dog Joins The Village At Rockville

May 24, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Storm, a two-year-old, 60-pound Black Labrador, is the latest addition to The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md. TVAR welcomed Storm on Monday, May 16, 2016—her first week consisted of training and learning... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Inspires Hearts with Art

March 24, 2016

In honor of national Inspire Your Heart With Art Day, The Village at Rockville hosted an art show celebrating senior artists. Eighty residents, family members, friends and community guests enjoyed the creative workings by TVAR residents and a few local... Continue Reading
 

Tim Peifer Joins the National Lutheran Family as Director of Philanthropy

January 12, 2016

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) welcomes Tim Peifer as the Director of Philanthropy for The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community in Winchester, Va., and The Legacy at North Augusta—A National Lutheran Community in Staunton, Va.             Peifer... Continue Reading
 

How a Typo Helped Those in Need

December 24, 2015

What do you do with 300 custom-imprinted blankets that have a typo?  The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) was in that predicament earlier this week.  Rather than letting the warm fleece blankets go to waste because of a... Continue Reading
 

myPotential at Home Featured in Winchester Star

December 23, 2015

myPotential at Home—A National Lutheran Service was featured in The Winchester Star’s Open for Business column on Saturday, Dec. 19.  myPotential recently launched in-home health and wellness services to the greater-Winchester community in September.  After operating services on the campus... Continue Reading
 

New IRA Tax Benefit for Donations

December 22, 2015

For those aged 70 & a half or older, it is once again possible to make tax-favored charitable gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts. On December 18, Congress passed and the President signed legislation retroactively extending the charitable IRA rollover... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran Awards $221,250 in Grants to Local Organizations

December 1, 2015

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 21 grants for the 2015-2016 grant year, totaling $221,250. This marks the third year of the grant program, with a significant increase in applicants and awarded funds throughout Maryland, Virginia,... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Donated 682 Pounds of Food to Manna

November 16, 2015

While it is a season of thanks for many, the holidays can also be a difficult time of year. It is that spirit that spurred National Lutheran Communities & Services' (NLCS) office staff to collect canned goods and non-perishable items... Continue Reading
 

National Lutheran's Camille Roussel Named Chief Quality & Performance Officer

November 3, 2015

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Camille Roussel was named to the newly-created position of Chief Quality & Performance Officer. Roussel, who has worked for NLCS for four years, previously held the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO).   This... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Ranks 2 in County, 3 in State

October 30, 2015

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., formerly known as The National Lutheran Home, ranks number three in the state of Maryland out of 205 senior care providers, and number two out of 32 providers in... Continue Reading
 

Melissa Fortner Named Executive Director of The Village at Orchard Ridge

August 26, 2015

Winchester, Va. – The Village at Orchard Ridge—A  National Lutheran Community (TVOR) in Winchester, Va., announced Melissa Fortner as its Executive Director effective August 24, 2015.  Fortner brings 20 years of senior living experience, most recently as Vice President of... Continue Reading
 

Our CEO Shares Why Crystal Spring Will Serve All Seniors

May 29, 2015

Our CEO Larry Bradshaw shares in his guest column with The Capital Gazette that The Village at Crystal Spring (a new proposed continuing care retirement community) will be for all seniors, not just those who are wealthy.   "The Village... Continue Reading
 

Senior Health & Wellness Fair June 6

May 18, 2015

Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Village at RockvilleHosted by Holy Cross Health and National Lutheran Communities & Services Learn more about living well at any age! Experience senior-friendly Zumba classes, bone density scans, fall risk prevention,... Continue Reading
 

The Legacy's Chef Cooks for Diabetes Awareness

April 10, 2015

On Friday, March 27, The Legacy at North Augusta—A National Lutheran Community’s Executive Chef Chris Faris served more than 150 individuals at the Augusta Lions Club Diabetes Dinner at Linden Heights Baptist Church in Staunton, Va.  The meals, specifically tailored... Continue Reading
 

TVOR Receives Bond Financing for Phase 2

December 24, 2014

The Village at Orchard Ridge—A  National Lutheran Community (TVOR) in Winchester, Va., received its tax-exempt bond financing on Thursday, December 18, 2014 for approximately $67,835,000. Following such a successful opening of Phase 1, this is another milestone in advancing the... Continue Reading
 

Holiday Outreach Drive for Needy Seniors 12/13

December 11, 2014

Each holiday season, National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) partners with 97.1 WASH-FM to sponsor 24/7 Holiday Music.  As part of this sponsorship, we’ve teamed up with Fellowship Square Foundation to offer a Holiday Outreach Drive collecting toiletries and grocery... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Receives Home Care License in VA

February 20, 2014

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) was granted licensure from the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Health on Dec. 31, 2013 to begin providing in-home health services to seniors. myPotential at Home—A National Lutheran Service will begin its first phase of offerings... Continue Reading
 

NLCS' Chief Information Officer Awarded CHCIO Certification

February 11, 2014

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Chief Information Officer Camille Roussel recently became a CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) Certified Healthcare CIO, also known as CHCIO. This certification is uncommon, as it is only held by approximately 200... Continue Reading
 

Free Tax Prep March 11, 18 & 25

February 5, 2014

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) has partnered with AARP’s Tax Aide program to provide free tax preparation services to seniors on March 11, 18 & 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Appointments fill up fast, so reserve your spot... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Partners with Fellowship Square Foundation

January 15, 2014

Rockville, Md. - National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) announced it has entered into a management agreement with Fellowship Square Foundation (FSF) to act as the management agent for FSF’s five senior housing communities, effective January 1, 2014. The collaboration... Continue Reading
 

Legacy Residents Throw Pies at Staff to Raise Money for Alzheimer's Walk

October 15, 2013

Staunton, Va. – Every year residents, staff and family members from The Legacy at North Augusta—A National Lutheran Community, known as “The Legacy Legs,” participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This year, the group of 13 walkers decided to... Continue Reading
 

95% of Guests Would Recommend myPotential Rehabilitation

October 11, 2013

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., formerly known as the National Lutheran Home, received high marks from guests who experienced its short-term rehabilitation program called myPotential. Approximately 95 percent of guests would... Continue Reading
 

TVAR Nurse Sandy Osei-Acheampong Retires in Style

September 30, 2013

It’s not every day that your employer sends a limo to escort you to and from work, but for Mr. Sandy Osei-Acheampong, an employee for almost 32 years at The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md.,... Continue Reading
 

98% of Families Would Recommend The Village at Rockville

August 7, 2013

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., formerly known as The National Lutheran Home, received high marks from families in the Maryland Health Care Commission’s (MHCC) 2013 Nursing Facility Family Survey. According to MHCC survey results,... Continue Reading
 

Orchard Ridge Partners with Eastern Mennonite Seminary

July 9, 2013

Theological students from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, along with clergy and laypersons pursuing Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) will now be able to earn credits toward their denominational ordination requirements and/or certification as professional chaplains at The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National... Continue Reading
 

Joan Lunden Speaks at Our Newest Retirement Community in Winchester

June 18, 2013

(WINCHESTER, Va.)  The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community (TVOR) commemorated their community-wide Grand Opening Celebration on Monday, June 17 with caregiving and wellness advocate Joan Lunden and approximately 700 guests. Lunden, the longest-running Good Morning America host, New... Continue Reading
 

Joan Lunden Speaks at Orchard Ridge's Grand Opening Celebration

June 18, 2013

(WINCHESTER, Va.) The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community (TVOR) commemorated their community-wide Grand Opening Celebration on Monday, June 17 with caregiving and wellness advocate Joan Lunden and approximately 700 guests. Lunden, the longest-running Good Morning America host, New... Continue Reading
 

Orchard Ridge Opens Health Center

May 30, 2013

The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community (TVOR) opened the doors of its on-campus health center—Orchard Woods Health Center, which offers assisted living memory care, nursing care and short-term rehabilitation services. On Tuesday, May 28 the assisted living memory... Continue Reading
 

CEO Larry Bradshaw's Guest Column in The Capital

May 10, 2013

National Lutheran Communities & Services' (NLCS) CEO Larry Bradshaw wrote a guest column for The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., which appeared on May 9. With more than 30 years experience in the senior care industry, Larry Bradshaw details why... Continue Reading
 

Job Fair at The Village at Orchard Ridge April 25!

April 23, 2013

Are you looking for a new job? If so stop by The Village at Orchard Ridge's Job Fair on Thursday, April 25, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Sales Center(320 Westside Station Drive, Winchester). You may either drop off... Continue Reading
 

Assisted Living Comes to Rockville

March 28, 2013

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., formerly known as the National Lutheran Home, unveiled 18 private assisted living apartments on Tuesday, March 26, in an opening celebration. Guests gathered to herald the... Continue Reading
 

Get the Facts on Crystal Spring Annapolis

March 15, 2013

Crystal Spring Annapolis is a new mixed-use planned development in Annapolis, Md., located at Forest Drive and Spa Road that NLCS is proud to be a part of. This vibrant, community-integrated neighborhood will be anchored by a continuing care retirement... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville's Rehab on Capital News Service

February 28, 2013

Capital News Service highlighted The Village at Rockville's short-term rehabilitation program in light of proposed sequestration cuts to Medicare. Projected Medicare cuts are approximately $9.9 billion, or a 2% cut in Medicare reimbursement rates to providers.  The Village at Rockville's myPotential... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Ranks 8 in State, 2 in County

February 26, 2013

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., formerly known as the National Lutheran Home, was ranked number eight in the state of Maryland out of 205 senior care providers, and number two out... Continue Reading
 

Orchard Ridge Welcomes First Residents

February 15, 2013

The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community (TVOR), in Winchester, Va., welcomed its first residents on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Dr. Hampton and Mrs. Judy Hylton were the very first to move into their cottage at the new community,... Continue Reading
 

Free Tax Preparation March 13 & 20

February 13, 2013

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) has partnered with AARP’s Tax Aide program to provide free tax preparation services to seniors on March 13 and March 20, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Appointments fill up fast, so... Continue Reading
 

Local Senior Urges Officials to Approve Crystal Spring Annapolis

February 2, 2013

Patricia Prescott of Arnold, Md., urges city officials and planners to approve the Crystal Spring Annapolis project in a Letter to the Editor published in the Capital Gazette on Saturday, Feb. 2. The project will be anchored by the proposed reitrement... Continue Reading
 

Free Glaucoma Screenings on Feb. 7 at TVAR

January 25, 2013

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) is offering free Glaucoma Screenings on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 2-4 p.m. in Lang Hall. Dr. Toufic Melki of the Retina Centers of Washington will be performing the screenings. No need to... Continue Reading
 

Crystal Spring Project Receives Another Vote of Confidence

January 7, 2013

The Crystal Spring Annapolis project, which will feature our new continuing care retirement community The Village at Crystal Spring, received a vote of confidence from Bob Burdon, CEO of the Annapolis and Anne Arunndel County Chamber of Commerce in a... Continue Reading
 

Rockville Announces Jana Broughton as Executive Director

January 2, 2013

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., announced Jana Broughton as its new Executive Director. Following an executive search, Broughton was selected to take the helm at TVAR effective Jan. 2, 2013. A... Continue Reading
 

Rockville Renovations Highlighted in Construction Today Magazine

December 24, 2012

Construction Today Magazine highlighted the ongoing renovations at The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community in Rockville, Md. The renovations, which are phased over four years, are designed to give the 32-year-old building a facelift, expand its health care offerings... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Featured as Nortec Case Study

December 12, 2012

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) was recently featured as a case study for Nortec, an IT (information technology) infrastructure solutions vendor. As the National Lutheran family has grown from one retirement community into many, IT had to make a... Continue Reading
 

William Hotchkiss Brings Experience to The Village at Crystal Spring

November 28, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Village at Crystal Spring—A National Lutheran Community (TVCS) in Annapolis, Md., announced William Hotchkiss as its first Sales Counselor. Hotchkiss has more than 20 years of sales experience in senior housing, real estate development, recruiting and... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Donates 122 Pounds of Food

November 19, 2012

While it is a season of thanks for many, the holidays can also be a difficult time of year. It is that spirit that spurred National Lutheran Communities & Services' (NLCS) office staff to collect canned goods and non-perishable items... Continue Reading
 

Follow us on Twitter!

November 13, 2012

To learn more about what's happening within the National Lutheran Family, follow us on Twitter! @NLCSNews will be tweeting news items, project updates, events and more on behalf of all our retirement communities: The Village at Rockville (formerly the National... Continue Reading
 

Collecting Toiletries for Seniors in Need

November 12, 2012

The Village at Rockville--A National Lutheran Community is collecting personal care items/toiletries to donate to Elderly Ministries of Rockville City for seniors in need. Items are being collected until Dec. 3, 2012. Support a senior in need by donating any... Continue Reading
 

Resident Birgit Madsen Inducted into Hall of Fame

November 1, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Not too many seniors can say they have been inducted into the hall of fame, but Rockville resident Birgit Madsen has earned those bragging rights. A resident of The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR), Birgit... Continue Reading
 

The Legacy's Seniors Help 1,051 Children

October 10, 2012

A group of 12-15 residents at The Legacy at North Augusta--A National Lutheran Community in Staunton, Va., put smiles on the faces of 1,051 local-area children this year with hand-crafted stuffed animals and pillows. In 2011 the group lovingly created... Continue Reading
 

NLCS in The Virginia Lutheran

October 4, 2012

NLCS was featured in the Oct. 3 edition of The Virginia Lutheran for its senior ministry taking shape in the Shenandoah Valley. The article highlights the progress The Village at Orchard Ridge--A National Lutheran Community in Winchester, Va., and The... Continue Reading
 

Senior Living in Staunton, VA Gets Better

September 24, 2012

GRAND REOPENING CELEBRATION UNVEILSNEW COMMON SPACES AND HEALTH CARE SERVICES(Staunton, Va.) – More than 175 guests attended The Legacy at North Augusta’s Grand Reopening Celebration on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Guest speakers included Staunton’s Mayor Lacy... Continue Reading
 

Rockville Resident Accepted into Senior Leadership Montgomery

September 21, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Doug Bly, a resident of The Village at Rockville (TVAR), A National Lutheran Community, was accepted into the 2013 Senior Leadership Montgomery program (SLM). Bly has lived at TVAR for 14 years and has served as President... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Featured in Senior Housing News

July 26, 2012

National Lutheran Communities & Services took the lead article in Senior Housing News on Thursday, July 26, 2012 for its innovative approach to assisted living services in an independent living model. That model was unveiled in June at The Legacy... Continue Reading
 

175 Annapolis-Area Residents Sign Up for Crystal Spring Informational Meetings

June 14, 2012

More Than 175 Area Residents Sign Up for June Crystal Spring Informational Meetings The Village at Crystal Spring has officially launched the "Expression of Interest" phase of the project to share information about this exciting new “community integrated” retirement community,... Continue Reading
 

Rockville Partners with Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc.

May 4, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville (TVAR), A National Lutheran Community, has partnered with Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. of Winchester, Va. to complete the remainder of the continuing care retirement community’s renovations that include all private rooms (featuring... Continue Reading
 

Water Booster Station Pumps to Serve as an Alternative to Proposed Water Tank

March 2, 2012

(WINCHESTER, Va.) – The Village at Orchard Ridge, A National Lutheran Community, in partnership with Silver Lake, LLC and Frederick County Sanitation Authority (FCSA) is providing a new solution to remedy the ongoing water tank discussion and ensure timely water... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Donates 102 Beds to Hospitals in Cameroon, Africa

February 22, 2012

The Village at Rockville (TVAR), A National Lutheran Community, discovered a creative way to help hospitals in Cameroon, Africa. Approximately 102 Hill-Rom hospital beds have been donated to Safe Bridge of Help (SBH), a not-for-profit that provides assistance in health... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Rockville Unveils its MyPotential Rehabilitation Services and Program

February 3, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville (TVAR), A National Lutheran Community, unveiled its holistic and individualized myPotential Rehabilitation Services during two grand openings on Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31. More than 200 guests turned out to see... Continue Reading
 

Kirsten Haalboom Named Director of Philanthropy for The Village at Rockville

December 12, 2011

(Rockville, Md.) – National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) named Kirsten Haalboom as the Director of Philanthropy, focusing specifically on The Village at Rockville (TVAR), A National Lutheran Community, in Rockville, Md. In this position Haalboom will have oversight for... Continue Reading
 

Rev. George Sims Named Director of Philanthropy at the Village at Orchard Ridge

November 18, 2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. – National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) named Reverend George Sims as the Director of Philanthropy, focusing specifically on The Village at Orchard Ridge (TVOR), A National Lutheran Community, in Winchester, Va. In this position, Sims will oversee... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Names Melody Schneider as Chief Marketing Officer

November 1, 2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. - National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) announced today that The Village at Orchard Ridge’s Director of Marketing and Sales Melody Schneider is the organization’s new Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Schneider will be responsible for conceptualizing... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Orchard Ridge Celebrates New Sales Office Grand Opening

September 1, 2011

Future residents can now experience the community’s residential options for seniorsWINCHESTER, Va.- After months of construction and renovation, The Village at Orchard Ridge (TVOR), A National Lutheran Community, announced the opening of its new sales office at 320 Westside Station... Continue Reading
 

NLCS Acquires Bentley Commons, Now Operating as The Legacy at North Augusta

August 22, 2011

(STAUNTON, Va.) –National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) acquired Bentley Commons, a 108- Independent Living apartment community, in Staunton, Va., on August 22, 2011 for approximately $14,233,780. Going forward Bentley Commons will operate under the name The Legacy at North... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Orchard Ridge Receives $82 Million in Bond Financing

July 20, 2011

(WINCHESTER, Va.) – The Village at Orchard Ridge (TVOR), A National Lutheran Community in Winchester, Va., received its tax-exempt bond financing on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 for approximately $82 million. Following the groundbreaking in May, this is another milestone in... Continue Reading
 

The Village at Orchard Ridge Appoints Executive Director John Midolo

February 23, 2011

(WINCHESTER, Va.) – The Village at Orchard Ridge (TVOR), A National Lutheran Community in Winchester, Va., announced John Midolo as its Executive Director. With an expected opening of this community in 2013, Midolo will actively be involved in its development... Continue Reading
 
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