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Innovation: A Message from Carl Goodfriend, CIO of ProviNET Solutions

What is innovation? It’s defined as a new idea, method, or device. Typically, it is the introduction of something new. At ProviNET Solutions, the IT division of Providence Life Services, we constantly innovate. You could say that innovation is built into the fabric of what we do. Today more than ever, we find ourselves looking to technology to help solve some of the challenges that face us. This article will focus on a couple of vastly different examples of where we are seeing results.…


Park Place of St. John

“It’s easy to meet people here” – A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

After years of living in a big house in Chicago, it was time for Ernst and Marjorie Carstensen to move. “Our house needed a lot of repairs,” Marjorie said. “It all just became too much to keep up with.” Since moving in to Park Place, they've both enjoyed meeting new people and enjoying all the active retirement community has to offer. …


Royal Atrium Inn

“We had confidence that she was being well-cared for.” – A Royal Atrium Inn Testimonial

Everyone at Royal Atrium Inn knows Henny Van Beek, the resident scrabble champion and social butterfly. When her son Ken visits, he often finds her in common areas visiting with other people, or her apartment will be filled with people visiting her. It’s these social opportunities that makes Ken especially thankful for the assisted living community.…


Royal Park Place

“It’s just a lovely place to be.” - A Royal Park Place Testimonial

When Harley moved to Royal Park Place, staff explained to him that his apartment was in a wing named “Sonshine Street.” Harley says the name is fitting. “It’s such a sunny place. Almost immediately, I became part of this special bond there. We have such a beautiful atmosphere."…