SLR Receives National Spirit Of Innovation Award

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, development of best practices, and commitment to the success of the long term care industry.

SLR will present its case study on its social media efforts encompassing blogs, Facebook, You Tube and Twitter at the 2011 LTCLINK event this July 25-27 at the Swissotel Chicago.

“The goal of the Spirit of Innovation Award is to help advance business productivity and foster innovation in long term care. This year’s winners have not only developed unusually successful business initiatives but have also demonstrated a willingness to share their great ideas with others in support of this mission,” said Scott Brown, Vice President and Conference Director for LTC LINK.

Winners were selected based on a number of factors, including level of innovation, feasibility and business impact.

Robert Larkin, President of SLR said, ”Senior Living Residences’ (SLR) web site ( and our social media marketing connects us with residents and their families, prospective customers, key influencers including eldercare professionals and leaders in the Alzheimer’s field, and potential business partners and investors. Our Alzheimer’s Care Blog (, highlighted in 2010 as one of the top 10 blogs about Alzheimer’s in the US is the bedrock of our social communications platform. The blog positions SLR staff as experts, highlights the company’s strategic academic affiliations and innovative Dementia treatment programming, and provides a wealth of information for family caregivers.”

LINK is an efficient venue for senior care executives to learn best practices that drive profitability, quality and growth. The LINK program offers 19 educational sessions, including case studies from the 10 LINK Spirit of Innovation Award winners, roundtable discussions and innovation focus groups.

LINK is open to senior care management from organizations with revenue over $30 million. There is no fee to participate. A complimentary meeting suite and accommodations for up to three executives are included when registration is completed by June 3. For sign up information, please visit or call (203) 644-1723.

About Senior Living Residences –
Senior Living Residences (SLR) is an industry leader in the creation of service-enriched housing and care options for seniors in New England. The privately-held firm, among the founders of assisted living in New England, has been on the cutting edge of providing innovative quality programming for seniors and topnotch management services for clients for the past 20 years. Adhering to its core “Right Values”—Resident Quality of Life, Valued Associates, Integrity and Innovation—SLR is a trusted name. Partnering with equally committed organizations, such as the Boston University School of Medicine’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center, SLR remains at the forefront of research-based care for seniors, and is putting research to work in its Compass Memory Support Neighborhood program. For more information:, 617-268-9140,

About LTC LINK –
LINK is a marketplace of best practices for long term care providers. With a combination of peer-to-peer education, networking and consultative meetings, it is an incredibly efficient venue for senior care executives to learn best practices that drive profitability, quality and growth. For more information and to register please contact Cynthia Montano at (203) 644-1723 /

About Lincoln Healthcare Events –
LTC LINK is produced by Lincoln Healthcare Events (LHE) – an independent organizer of executive leadership communities in healthcare. LHE strives to positively impact the quality and effectiveness of the U.S. healthcare system by delivering the single most valuable conference and community of healthcare executives in each of the sectors we serve. The conferences offer senior-level executives highly focused venues for understanding strategic trends, sharing best practices and building relationships.