News Details

View all news

Five Star Senior Living Announces Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence, Kansas is a 2017 American Health Care Association Bronze Quality Award Winner

August 16, 2017

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Five Star Senior Living Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE), one of the nation’s leading senior living and healthcare service providers is pleased to announce that Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence, Kansas has received the 2017 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA). The AHCA awards initiative recognizes top quality care across the United States with their National Quality Award Program. The Bronze awards recipients are providers of long term care who have demonstrated a commitment to quality and a model of continuous performance improvement according to the rigorous standards of the program.

“This prestigious accomplishment reflects Five Star’s commitment to providing our residents with exceptional care and service,” said Bruce Mackey, Chief Executive Officer of Five Star Senior Living. “We are dedicated to providing a unique experience that allows our residents to thrive with us in a comfortable and enriching environment.”

“I am so proud of our team’s commitment to everyday excellence and service,” said Donna Bell, Brandon Woods at Alvamar’s Executive Director. “This is our second quality award in two years, a level of achievement that requires true passion from our team for our residents and their families.”

The AHCA National Quality Award Program motivates care providers to strive for excellence while raising standards across the country. Potential recipients are examined based off of The Baldridge Performance Excellence Program which focuses on evaluating a business’s performance, deciding where improvements are needed, and implementing changes to improve quality of care.

With the addition of this winner, Five Star now operates 27 communities across the country honored with the AHCA Bronze Award. For a full list of award recipients, please visit

About Brandon Woods at Alvamar

Located on 20 landscaped acres in Lawrence, Kansas, a vibrant college town and retirement destination, Brandon Woods at Alvamar has been a premier provider of senior living in Lawrence for 29 years. The community strives to meet the current and future needs of residents with Townhomes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living, Memory Care and a Healthcare Center for Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. Brandon Woods is proud to offer numerous award winning programs at their full service campus.

Visit Brandon Woods at Alvamar to learn more.

About Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living operates over 280 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, and Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities across the country. Five Star is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

To learn more about the Five Star difference, please visit

Source: Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living

Rob Poyas, 617-796-8266

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Multimedia Files:

View all news