Chicago senior housing and care organization joins the nation’s leading insurance and risk management provider exclusively serving senior care not-for-profits
LIBERTYVILLE, IL – CJE SeniorLife has become the newest member of Caring Communities, the nation’s leading member-owned insurance company providing liability insurance, education and risk management services exclusively for not-for-profit senior care and housing providers. CJE SeniorLife owns and operates four independent senior apartments, a retirement facility, an assisted living facility and a skilled nursing facility, all located on the north side of Chicago and the north/northwestern suburbs.
“Caring Communities is very excited by our new relationship with CJE SeniorLife as one of Chicagoland’s leading providers of retirement community and lifestyle services for seniors,” shared Jim Caldwell, Chief Executive Officer of Caring Communities. “We were delighted to welcome CJE’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dan Fagin and Chief Financial Officer Tom Lockwood at our recent Member’s Meeting held in Kohler, Wisconsin. The Caring Communities team looks forward to working with everyone at CJE SeniorLife, advancing their mission to enhance quality of life and facilitate independence of older adults.
“We are so excited to be part of the Caring Communities family,” CJE SeniorLife President and CEO Dan Fagin said. “There is a tremendous value in the ability to network with other not-for-profit senior living and skilled nursing communities about their risk management practices, and Caring Communities provides the structure to make that happen. On top of that, the risk management expertise, consulting and support provided by the Caring Communities’ staff will not only help us reduce the risk of costly claims, but will enable us to improve the quality of care we provide our residents – which is our #1 priority.”
About CJE SeniorLife
Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has helped more than 300,000 older adults pursue lives of meaning, independence and good health. They benefit from CJE’s overarching expertise and knowledge in managing the transitions associated with aging. What sets CJE SeniorLife apart from other eldercare health and human service providers are its mission, dedication to its Jewish values, and its network of 35-plus programs and services that complement one another and create an innovative continuum of care.
Today, CJE has over 600 employees who enhance the lives of more than 20,000 older adults and family members annually through life enrichment programming, supportive resources, healthcare, research and education. Programs and services offered throughout metropolitan Chicago include, but are not limited to: independent living options, assisted living, skilled short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, memory care and adult day services, personal care, home-delivered meals, transportation, mental health counseling, consumer benefits counseling, geriatric care management, health and wellness activities, support groups for clients and caregivers, and numerous lifelong learning opportunities.
CJE SeniorLife is a partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community.
About Caring Communities
A.M. Best Rated A Excellent, Caring Communities, a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group is the leading member-owned provider of professional, general, and excess liability insurance protection, education, and risk management services for the country’s preeminent not-for-profit providers of senior care and housing. Membership in Caring Communities represents a long term strategic opportunity for mission based providers to work with the industry’s innovators and leaders – to further their mission in creating the safest environments and best risk management practices for their residents and employees. Caring Communities is owned and governed exclusively by its Members.