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Michigan senior housing, care, and aging services organization joins the nation’s leading insurance and risk management provider exclusively serving senior care not-for-profits



Based in Flint, Michigan, Wellspring Lutheran Services has served people in Michigan for over 125 years, providing services for seniors, caregivers, children, and families.

“Everyone is excited about Wellspring Lutheran Services joining Caring Communities and the opportunity to work with the Wellspring Team,” said Jim Caldwell, CEO at Caring Communities. “We are impressed with David Gehm, CEO, the Wellspring Leadership Team, and their energetic devotion to Senior Living and Child and Family Services throughout Michigan. Their organization represents our expansion in the great state of Michigan and, more importantly, a terrific addition to the Caring Communities Family. Thank you, Wellspring, and Welcome to Caring Communities!”

“Wellspring is very pleased to join the family of Caring Communities, which represents many of the leading organizations in the field of nonprofit senior services,” said Dave Gehm, President & CEO at Wellspring Lutheran Services. “For us, the insurance available is secondary to the overall commitment to quality improvement and better outcomes for our residents and staff.  The collaborative spirit of Caring Communities fits the Wellspring culture. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship.”

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About Wellspring Lutheran Services

Wellspring Lutheran Services is a statewide nonprofit, committed to engaging people at every stage of life as they experience and embrace their God-given potential. For more than 125 years, Wellspring has been helping change lives, build strong families and transform communities through a diverse set of services including: adoption resources, affordable housing, assisted living, behavioral health, family preservation, foster care, home care, hospice and grief support, independent living, memory care, parenting support, short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing care, supportive housing for youths and Michigan’s first public recovery high school. There are more than 1,100 employees who carry out our work statewide, impacting people in more than 50 of Michigan’s 83 counties.
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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.
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