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By: Marissa Salvesen on June 29th, 2016

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Middlewoods of Newington Employee Wins Connecticut Assisted Living Association Award for Outstanding Resident Service


MON_CALA_Award_2016.jpg(Newington, CT) June 27, 2016 - Middlewoods of Newington Independent and Assisted Living Community is once again the proud recipient of a Connecticut Assisted Living Association Award (CALA) for Outstanding Resident Service. Staff member, Jeanie Gomez, LPN, was honored at CALA’s Annual Resident Service Awards held at The Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook on Friday, June 17th.

“Jeanie Gomez is someone the staff and residents at Middlewoods of Newington can always count on to have a smile and spread sunshine throughout the community,” shares Stacy Kesl, the community’s Executive Director. “She loves being an LPN and taking care of our residents, and is always willing to help in any way, in any department. We are blessed to have her as part of our Middlewoods team and thrilled to honor her in this way.”

Gomez was nominated for her teamwork, collaboration, cooperation, and compassionate care, which has noticeably and positively impacted the building, the staff and most importantly, the residents.

To read the nomination submitted on behalf of Jeanie Gomez, please click here.

Middlewoods of Newington is located at 2125 Main Street in Newington and offers independent and assisted living with a long tradition of award-winning care and service. The community is owned and operated by UMH, a local, mission-based, not-for- profit organization based in Shelton, Connecticut. For more information about the community or to schedule a tour, please contact Stacy Kesl at 860-667- 1336 or visit www.middlewoodsofnewington.org.

Photo Caption: Middlewoods of Newington staff members pose for a photo at the CALA Annual Resident Service Awards at The Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, Friday, June 17th.

About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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