WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS residents of Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living Community are active members of the larger community, offering their wisdom, life experiences and skills; their past contributions continue to be a vital part of Cherry Hill’s rich history; and their future contributions deepen our Cherry Hill’s identity; and
WHEREAS assisted living is a critical long term care service for seniors and individuals with disabilities that fosters choice, dignity, and independence; Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living community is committed to excellence, innovation and the advancement of person-centered care; and
WHEREAS the National Center for Assisted Living created National Assisted Living Week® to demonstrate our nation’s appreciation of the unique individuals who reside in assisted living communities and the staff members and volunteers who deliver care every day; and
WHEREAS the theme of National Assisted Living Week® 2016 is “Keep Connected,” which encourages assisted living communities to support opportunities for residents to take advantage of the latest communication tools to engage with the world around them; and
WHEREAS “Keep Connected” acknowledges the myriad ways Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living staff and supporting business partners are revolutionizing person-centered care by implementing innovative technologies in these communities; and
WHEREAS Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living is an integral part of the larger community and local economy. The staff cultivates connections with local families, business owners, government organizations, community organizers and others to ensure that residents remain an active part of where they call home.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby proclaim the September 11 - 17, 2016 to be
Assisted Living Week
in the Township of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and encourage all citizens to join with me and the members of Township Council to volunteer in Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living, to visit friends and loved ones who reside at these communities, and to learn more about how assisted living services benefit Cherry Hill.