Morning Pointe Recognizes Excellence In 6 Senior Living Communities At Christmas Banquet

Monday, December 9, 2019

Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP) and Morning Pointe Senior Living recognized six of its assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care communities for exemplifying a unique dedication to residents and their families. The honors were presented during the Chattanooga-based senior healthcare services company’s 22nd annual Christmas awards banquet at the Museum Center at 5ive Points in Cleveland. Annually, Morning Pointe acknowledges top-performing teams of caregivers, directors, and customer service associates from its 33 communities across the Southeast.

“I appreciate the commitment to both excellence and compassion that is demonstrated by our associates,” said Greg A.

Vital, president and co-founder of Morning Pointe Senior Living. “We are proud to have the opportunity to honor these communities that help make Morning Pointe the region’s choice for senior care.”

Morning Pointe corporate leadership presented executives from each of the winning communities with a plaque of recognition during Morning Pointe’s annual year-end awards banquet.

Morning Pointe of Frankfort (KY) was named 2019’s Community of the Year for overall leadership in providing quality senior care. Executive director Staci Dennis accepted this award on behalf of her team. Other honors presented include:

The Morning Pointe Foundation Award was presented to the Morning Pointe of Franklin (TN) assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care campus. Brad Hamilton is the Morning Pointe of Franklin campus senior executive director, and Lori Domer is the associate executive director. 

The  was presented to The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Chattanooga (TN). Alisha Landes is the executive director of The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence.

The Associate Satisfaction Award was presented to Morning Pointe of Danville (KY). Lisa Keller is the executive director of Morning Pointe of Danville. 

The Operational Achievement Award was presented to Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove (TN). Jennifer McFarland is the executive director of Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove. 

The Chairman’s Choice Award was presented to Morning Pointe of Knoxville (TN). Kristy Ritch is the executive director of Morning Pointe of Knoxville.

“The winners of these awards set a magnificent example for the rest of our communities throughout the region. They embody the spirit and values that Franklin Farrow and myself first envisioned for Morning Pointe more than 20 years ago,” Mr. Vital said. “While it’s true that it’s all about our residents at Morning Pointe, our associates are equally important. None of what we today would be possible without them.”


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