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Sous Chef Sean Kilcrease’s calm and positive demeanor contagious

While not all the residents in Independent Living have had the opportunity to meet Sean Kilcrease or taste his cooking, the residents in Somerfield Health Center seem to appreciate the dishes his team offer. After seeking out a place to utilize his culinary skill set within a senior living community, Sean found The Heritage at …

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On the Move at The Heritage at Brentwood

The Heritage at Brentwood is pleased to welcome two new directors, announce a promotion within its leadership team and introduce two new members of its Marketing team. Beth Houk, Director of Marketing, is a sales and marketing executive with a proven track record of significantly improving occupancy and revenue in the senior living and Life …

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February Employee of the Month puts safety first

If you haven’t met Lynnwood Williams on The Heritage campus yet, you haven’t been looking around hard enough. During COVID-19 lockdown, he could be seen regularly at the senior living community’s front gate, delivering packages, responding to emergency calls and anywhere else he was needed. While many of The Heritage at Brentwood’s COVID-19 precautions have …

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Widow’s list leads to love and marriage

The love story of Robert and Jean Kohler started with a list. In September 2017, Bob, as most know him, lost his wife of 53 years to cancer. Jean had divorced in 2004 and had no plans to remarry. Ever. A year after Judy’s death, Jean’s phone rang. It was Bob, her former supervisor at …

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Heritage’s ‘happiest day of the year’ sees $189,765 given to employees

Disneyland bills itself as “The ‘Happiest Place on Earth’ but on one December day each year, The Heritage at Brentwood wears the title well. The 2021 edition came on Dec. 10, just in time for the holidays. On Friday, over 170 non-exempt employees at the Brentwood senior living community received individual checks totaling $189,765. Each …

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Employee of the Month also a fourth-degree black belt

Ann Vocke is a full-time Dietary Aide in The Heritage at Brentwood’s Somerfield Health Center. She’s also the LifeCare Community’s November Employee of the Month. But there’s a lot more to know about Ann. For instance, she used to teach taekwondo. “Not to show off, but I’m a fourth-degree blackbelt! She shares. “My husband David …

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