Senior Living Residences

Discover stories about SLR’s remarkable team, innovative programs, and exciting events happening at our managed communities.


Kim Smith Recognized as #1 Food Service Director in U.S.

SLR News/Awards

Kim Smith, Senior Living Residences’ Director of Culinary & Dining Experience, has won Premier’s Illuminating Excellence Award for 2018. She recently accepted the award at Premier’s annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee. Each year in conjunction with the Premier Foodservice Forum at Premier’s national conference, Premier asks for nominations of great foodservice directors from…

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Larkin Speaks at Senior Housing Summit

SLR News/Awards

Senior Living Residences CEO Robert Larkin to Speak at 8th Annual Senior Housing Summit Our very own CEO & President, Robert Larkin, will speak at the 8th Annual Senior Living Summit on March 28, along with other panelists who serve as experts in the Senior Living Industry. The summit, organized by theBoston Real Estate Times,…

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Public Education, Communication & Technology Awards

SLR News/Awards

Senior Living Residences is widely seen as an experienced and influential leader in the senior living industry and has often been recognized for its innovation and dedication to resident quality of life. Here are some of our recent awards: Dementia Friendly Communities 2018 Communicator Award, Silver | Integrated Campaign – Corporate Social Responsibility | CommunicatorAwards.com…

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Nashoba Park’s Tenth Anniversary

Nashoba Park News

Nashoba Park Assisted Living Celebrates 10 Years in the Ayer Community It was January 2006 when Nashoba Park Assisted Living, a historic renovation of the former Ayer Community Hospital, opened its doors to its first residents. The 1928 building, on the National Register of Historic Places, was completely restored and a new wing was added…

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Programming Awards

SLR News/Awards

Senior Living Residences Recognized for Alzheimer’s Disease Information Program National Health Information Awards℠ | Health Promotion/Disease Information, Bronze Alzheimer’s Award | The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center (BU ADC) SLR’s Brain Healthy Cooking Program Recognized for Innovation The Spirit of Innovation Award | 2012 Senior Living Residences’ Honored for Support of HOPE Study All Aboard for…

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SLR Receives National Spirit Of Innovation Award

SLR News/Awards

June, 2011 – Senior Living Residences (SLR) is proud to announce that it is has earned the Long Term Care (LTC) LINK Spirit of Innovation Award for its social media program. The award, which will be presented to SLR at the 7th Annual LTC LINK Conference, recognizes companies for their innovation, dedication to continuous improvement,…

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Discusses Dementia Friendly Mass

Standish Village News

Massachusetts’ Dementia Friendly Initiative on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio and host Lori La Bey invited Senior Living Residences’ Robert Larkin, Pamela Maloney, and Cassi Braithwaite to talk about why they decided to bring the Dementia Friendly movement to Massachusetts and why it’s important others do the same. Listen Here

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Envisioning a Dementia Friendly Massachusetts

SLR News/Awards

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we all knew how to better assist and communicate with people with dementia? This is why Senior Living Residences has launched Dementia Friendly Massachusetts, a public education initiative intended to combat the social stigma and misconceptions that accompany cognitive impairments by arming communities, organizations and businesses across the state with the tools…

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Bringing veggies to healthy meatloaf

SLR News/Awards

Senior-living facilities have their fair share of residents craving comfort foods such as meat and potatoes. But that isn’t exactly in line with Kim Smith’s Brain Healthy Cooking guidelines at the 12 Massachusetts communities within Senior Living Residences. The guidelines aim to improve the quality of life for residents…Read More at Food Service Director Magazine

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Promoting “Dementia Friendly” Communities

SLR News/Awards

CHICOPEE, Mass. – They believe it’s time for a better understanding of dementia, and that begins with promoting “dementia friendly” communities. Mayor Daniel Knapik, City of Westfield and Beth Cardillo, Executive Director, Armbrook Village Senior Living join Ashley Kohl from WWLP’s Mass Appeal with the details.

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