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A closer look at the man behind the friendly waves at Avamere at Seaside

If you have traveled along U.S. Highway 101 in south Seaside any time during the past few months, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of Gary Lewis doing one of his favorite pastimes: Smiling and waving at passersby, or perhaps soliciting a honk from a fleeting truck. On dry days, the 69-year-old resident of Avamere at Seaside – formerly Necanicum Village Senior Living before its recent acquisition by the Avamere Family of Companies – frequents the sidewalk in front of the facility, trying to brighten the days of those he sees. [Read full article]

Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care Expands into Utah with the Purchase of Millcreek Home Health and Hospice

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The acquisition adds approximately 60 employees to Signature’s 700 staff associates and hundreds of volunteers and expands its existing market reach from Oregon, Washington and Idaho to include Utah. Salt Lake City, UT – Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care, a regional leader of home-based healthcare solutions for seniors throughout Oregon, Washington and Idaho, has announced the acquisition of Millcreek Home Health and Hospice, a leading provider of hospice, home health, and palliative care for the greater Salt Lake Valley. “We are very excited to welcome Millcreek Home Health and Hospice to our family of companies,” says Bob Thomas, … Continue reading

Signature Life & Health Carnival is the Largest Educational and Interactive Event in Eugene where Seniors can Learn About Critical Services for Healthy Aging

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Over 50 vendors will have interactive displays and events for carnival attendees to gain knowledge about critical local services designed to help boomers and seniors navigate the sometimes complicated aging process. Eugene, Oregon – The first annual Signature Life & Health Carnival, which takes place on April 25th at the Lane Events Center, aims to educate attendees about aging gracefully while having fun. “We are so excited to bring more awareness to all the great services for the elderly community in Eugene,” says Sue Ellison, Community Outreach Specialist for Signature. “Each of the vendors we have invited to attend the … Continue reading

Signature Home Health of Medford Receives National Accreditation to Provide Hospice Services

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The Home Health Agency has Demonstrated A Commitment To Providing Quality Care and Services To Clients Through Compliance With ACHC’s Nationally Recognized Standards for Accreditation of Hospice Services. Medford, Oregon – The Medford branch of Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care earned full certification from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide hospice services to Rogue Valley residents. “Signature’s quality improvement, patient satisfaction and reputation have earned us continued growth,” says Bob Thomas, President of Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care. “By achieving hospice accreditation in Medford, we can now offer those we serve a full continuum of … Continue reading

Signature Home Health of Bellevue Receives Perfect Survey Results from Washington Department of Health

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Bellevue Home Health Agency Earns State Surveyors Trust in Operations and Reaffirms its Commitment to Quality Patient Outcomes Bellevue, Washington – Signature Home Health, a Bellevue, WA provider of home health services for persons in their home or home setting, earned perfect survey results from the State of Washington Department of Health (DOH). The random survey is conducted by DOH representatives in accordance with strict guidelines administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ensure agency compliance. “Receiving deficiency-free survey results says a lot about our Bellevue Home Health team and their dedication to our mission of enhancing … Continue reading

Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care Adds Two Key Leaders to Management Team

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Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care is excited to announce the addition of two new leaders to its management team. Timothy Shatzel takes on the role of Vice President of Regional Operations and Britagne Richey, LPN, CDDTS, c.CPHQ, as a Regional Director of Clinical Operations. “I’m excited to have Tim and Britagne join our team,” says Bob Thomas, PT, and President of Signature. “They each bring a wealth of knowledge and insight from their long careers as leaders in various sectors of health care. Each will play a significant role in helping Signature continue its commitment to quality care and … Continue reading

Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care Hires Anjie Berryman as Vice President of Operations

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Anjie Berryman, SLP has joined Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care as the Vice President of Operations. Berryman will continue the company’s growth and lead initiatives to enhance its current line of services. “I’m excited to have Anjie join our team,” says Bob Thomas, PT, President of Signature. “She has many years of regional leadership in various sectors of health care. Anjie is a person of high integrity and will bring great experience and support to Signature as we continue to grow and improve our services to our patients, clients and team.” Berryman is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and has worked … Continue reading