Premier East-Central Illinois senior housing and care organization joins the nation’s leading insurance and risk management provider exclusively serving senior care not-for-profits
LIBERTYVILLE, IL – Clark-Lindsey has become the 50th Member of Caring Communities, the nation’s leading member-owned insurance company providing liability insurance, education and risk management services for not-for-profit senior care and housing.
Clark-Lindsey is located in East-Central Illinois, on the edge of the University of Illinois campus. Clark-Lindsey Village was established in 1978 and is located on 28 acres in southeast Urbana. It offers independent living in The Village, with 131 apartments and 16 villas. Meadowbrook Health Center at Clark-Lindsey provides long-term and short-term skilled nursing care. Renewal Therapy Center, within Meadowbrook Health Center, provides inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapies. A new Wellness Center was added in 2017, complete with an indoor pool, as well as two green house homes for assisted living specializing in memory care and licensed skilled care.
“We are excited with the opportunity to work with Clark-Lindsey,” said Jim Caldwell, Chief Executive Officer of Caring Communities. “It was a special pleasure to welcome Deb Reardanz, President and CEO, and Rikki Brady, Vice President Health Services to Caring Communities’ National Aging Services Risk Management Conference in Chicago so soon after they joined.”
“Clark-Lindsey is pleased to join Caring Communities,” shared Deb Reardanz, President and CEO of Clark-Lindsey. “We look forward to the collaborative learning and sharing that is the hallmark of this organization. We know that our time spent with fellow Caring Community Members will support our mutual goal of creating quality community for the older adults we serve.”
Clark-Lindsey owes its beginnings to gifts from Ethel Clark and Maud Lindsey. These visionary women set the foundation for this impressive retirement community with separate and generous bequests.
Situated on 28 acres bordering Urbana’s Meadowbrook Park, Clark-Lindsey is a not-for-profit life plan community, or continuing care retirement community, located on the edge of the beautiful University of Illinois campus. For 40 years, Clark-Lindsey has provided residents with exceptional services that have earned an outstanding reputation throughout the nation.
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.