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Grant to Support Pilot Launch of Trauma-Informed Care Programming in Service to Older Adults

(Cleveland, Ohio) – Eliza Jennings, a nationally recognized expert in aging services, today announced that it has been awarded a $150,000 grant from Three Arches Foundation. The grant will provide funding over the next two years to support the pilot launch of trauma-informed care programming in service to older adults at Eliza Jennings Home. With a shared interest in brain health and cognitive function in older adults, this grant is underwritten through the generosity of Three Arches Foundation’s Harold C. Schott Foundation Endowment Fund.

“We are extremely grateful to Three Arches Foundation for supporting our ongoing efforts to provide the highest quality care for older adults on Cleveland’s West Side,” said Richard M. Boyson Jr., Eliza Jennings’ president and chief executive officer. “This grant will enable Eliza Jennings Home to offer trauma-informed care programming and coordinated staff training to improve health outcomes for our residents.”

“Through conversations with Eliza Jennings we learned about the far-reaching impact of trauma and how it affects so many aspects of a person’s health – no matter what age,” shared Kristin Broadbent, president and CEO, Three Arches Foundation. “We are proud to fund this interdisciplinary initiative that is designed to foster a culture of trauma informed care and shared understanding, as well as provide comprehensive training and support for all staff.”

The Eliza Jennings grant is part of $2 million awarded this year to benefit twenty not-for-profit partners working to transform people’s health and make it easier for individuals to navigate, understand, and use information and services to take care of their behavioral and physical health.

About Three Arches Foundation (TAF) – Three Arches Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity that invests in advancing the health and well being of the people of Lakewood and surrounding communities through grant making. By connecting people, ideas and resources, the three Arches Foundation fosters a collaborative approach towards investing in organizations whose work directly addresses the continuum of physical and behavioral health issues.

 (Cleveland, Ohio) – Eliza Jennings is proud to be named a 2022 NorthCoast 99 award winner by ERC, the Employers Resource Council. The NorthCoast 99 award honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the fourteenth time that Eliza Jennings has earned the NorthCoast 99 Award. 

NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program and event, now in its 24th year. ERC honors 99 great workplaces for top-performing people who drive quality outcomes, support industry leadership, and enable organizations to innovate and grow. 

“We are proud and honored to once again be recognized as a NorthCoast 99 winner,” said Eliza Jennings President and CEO Rich Boyson. “We know that this type of recognition is the result of the talent and commitment of our team members, who excel in their dedicated service to our residents and in fulfilling our mission each day. We are committed to creating a workplace that supports their personal and professional growth.” 

Employers are evaluated based on organizational strategy, policies, and benefits; talent attraction, acquisition, and onboarding; employee well-being; employee engagement and talent development; total rewards; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

“More than a business award or event, NorthCoast 99 is a yearlong research program that ERC established to help make our region a long-term destination of choice for companies and high-performing individuals,” said Samantha Marx, ERC’s Director of Strategic Projects. “The data from this program helps employers adapt their policies and practices to attract and retain top-notch talent.” 

All winning organizations and sponsors will be recognized at the 2022 NorthCoast 99 Awards Event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. This year’s event will be held at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. 

The 2022 NorthCoast 99 Awards program is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; CareerCurve; Cleveland Magazine; ERChealth; Fifth Third Bank; Gino’s Awards; Impact Architects; Maloney + Novotny; Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis; Oswald Companies; Staffing Solutions Enterprises; UKG; and Wayfind Creative. 

Since 1920, ERC has provided data and HR services including consultative services, compensation benchmarking and data, workplace surveys, networking, training, assessments, coaching, and employee engagement services. Additional information about ERC can be found at www.yourERC.com. 

Absolute Center for Assisted Living Offers Senior Living Redefined
JULY 25, 2022 (Cleveland, Ohio) – The Renaissance Retirement Campus, Eliza Jennings’ premier life care community in historic Olmsted Township, is pleased to announce the opening of its new assisted living residence later this summer. The Absolute Center for Assisted Living features 48 units – 30 traditional assisted living apartments and 18 dedicated to memory care. The unique senior living community will complete Phase 2 of a multi-year Master Facilities Plan to renovate and expand amenities and services at the Renaissance, located at 26376 John Road.

“The Master Facilities Plan is the culmination of a multi-year planning process that began in 2017,” said Eliza Jennings President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Boyson Jr. “The Plan has generated tremendous anticipation and outlines a dynamic and vibrant campus designed to improve the satisfaction and comfort of current and future residents and continue to offer an optimum life-enhancing environment. The new assisted living residence, the Absolute Center for Assisted Living, will further expand options for residents and offer enhanced amenities and services.”

The 41,000 square-foot assisted living residence features state-of-the-art contemporary design and architectural elements that include stylish finishes and scenic views of the surrounding landscape, gardens, and ponds. Inviting living and dining spaces, including a pub, courtyards, and an indoor/outdoor fireplace, are designed to create opportunities for residents to engage and socialize. Additional amenities include a salon, game room, library, and spacious one- and two-bedroom suites as well as studio apartments. Assisted living offers the ideal solution for older adults who are no longer able to manage living on their own without support. Residents enjoy a safe, comfortable home that promotes independence and provides individualized personal care services when
they need them. Families experience peace of mind knowing that caring and compassionate staff members provide 24-hour assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, bathing, meals, mobility, and hygiene. A variety of life enrichment activities provide opportunities to enjoy meaningful pastimes and new friendships, supported by caring and dedicated staff members.

The Renaissance will commemorate the opening of the new assisted living community with celebratory events September 9 and 10. VIPs and guests will enjoy cocktails in the new assisted living dining room, inaugural building tours Friday evening, and a Fun Run/Walk and Roll Saturday morning.
The Master Facilities Plan includes additional renovations that will further enhance the Renaissance vibrant lifestyle community and will be underway over the next few years. Please visit https://renaissance.elizajennings.org/renaissance-renovations/ regularly to learn more about exciting project updates and progress.