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Lakeview Village secures prestigious ICAA NuStep Beacon Award for 'Best in Wellness' in 2023

Lakeview Village in Lenexa is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2023 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award, solidifying its position among the Top 25 ‘Best in Wellness’ senior living communities in North America. This prestigious recognition is a testament to Lakeview Village’s commitment to fostering a wellness-centered community that benefits all residents and staff.

The ICAA NuStep Beacon Award, a joint initiative between the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) an organization at the forefront of leading, connecting, and defining the active-aging industry, and NuStep, LLC, a prominent manufacturer of recumbent cross-trainers widely used in healthcare, senior living, and fitness.

CEO and founder of the ICAA, Colin Milner, emphasizes the evolving importance of wellness in senior living communities. Milner states, “Wellness has evolved from being a programming option to becoming a way of life.” According to a 2023 ICAA survey, 61% of senior living communities aim to have a wellness-centered business model with care services in the next 5 years.

Lakeview Village has played a crucial role in this evolution, partnering with residents and staff to create meaningful opportunities that inspire participants to enhance their quality of life. Wellness, as acknowledged by this award, is derived from our ability to understand, accept, and act upon our capacity to lead a purpose-filled and engaged life. In doing so, we can embrace our potential (physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social, environmental, vocational) to pursue and optimize life’s possibilities.

“Both the residents and staff are excited about this award. We work as a team to continually evaluate the wellness needs of our community and monitor the quality of what we offer to meet the seven dimension of wellness”, says Lakeview Village Community Life Director, Jackie Halbin.

As the older adult population continues to grow and individuals seek a better, longer life, the significance of where one chooses to live becomes increasingly important. Lakeview Village stands as a beacon, leading the way with its comprehensive wellness culture.

Lakeview Village, a non-profit organization, offers carefree independent living in a scenic neighborhood location. Residents enjoy all-inclusive services and amenities, with the option of Lifecare. You will also find a compelte range of healthcare services including in patient short-stay and outpatient rehabilitation, home health, assisted living and skilled nursing care. Please contact Lakeview Village at 913-744-2449 or visit us at lakeviewvillage.org to learn more about all available options.

About NuStep, LLC
NuStep, LLC designs, manufactures, and distributes recumbent cross trainer exercise equipment. NuStep products empower users of all functional abilities and fitness levels to engage in exercise that builds strength, enhances independence, and improves health outcomes. From 1998 to 2018,
NuStep sponsored the Pinnacle Award, recognizing senior communities and centers transforming lives through whole-person wellness programming. Visit: www.nustep.com

About the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)
ICAA leads, connects, and defines the active-aging industry, supporting professionals in developing wellness cultures for adults over 50. The association focuses on active aging, helping older adults live life as fully as possible within all dimensions of wellness. Visit: www.icaa.cc

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