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Clinic offers safe, convenient primary care for all residents

Richmond, Va. (July 15, 2020) – AllyAlign Health, a care management company focused on improving care access and quality of life for residents in senior living communities, and Lakewood, a LifeSpire of Virginia community, are pleased to announce the opening of Align Senior Clinic. The clinic is a collaboration between Lakewood and AllyAlign Health, providing onsite primary care services exclusively for Lakewood residents.

The Align Senior Clinic, located in the Health Services Building on Lakewood’s campus at 1900 Lauderdale Drive in Henrico County, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Designed with input from the Lakewood Resident Advisory Committee and the Lakewood leadership team, the clinic offers service options for all levels of care needs, including clinic-based, home and telehealth visits.

“We are excited about Align Senior Clinic’s ability to provide a wide spectrum of options for all residents in all health levels, ranging from same-day sick visits to concierge-style care for residents who need to be monitored for chronic conditions or who require complete care management,” said Barrett Way, executive director of Lakewood. “This is just one way that Lakewood is elevating the level of service and care for residents so they can live the life they envision.”

The Align Senior Clinic is part of AllyAlign Health’s ongoing commitment to providing innovative care models that improve the wellbeing of senior housing residents. “Now, more than ever, having access to high-quality, safe and convenient care is an expected part of the senior housing community experience,” said Will Saunders, founder and CEO of AllyAlign Health. “Align Senior Clinic furthers our mission to seniors and is representative of Lakewood’s commitment to their residents.”

“This new clinic demonstrates our strong commitment to partner with continuing care retirement communities in a big way moving forward in 2020 and beyond,” said Amy Kaszak, president of special needs plans at AllyAlign Health. “Every resident at Lakewood now has easy access to services to assist them as they transition through the continuum of care.”

 

About Align Senior Clinic

Align Senior Clinic is managed by AllyAlign Health (AAH). AAH is a leading convener and owner of Medicare Advantage plans designed for senior housing residents. The company began reforming the health system in 2014 by enabling leading long-term care providers to launch provider-sponsored managed care plans for vulnerable senior populations. Today, AAH manages a number of comprehensive special needs plans to reduce healthcare costs and improve patient quality of life. For more information visit allyalign.com.

About Lakewood

Lakewood first opened its doors in 1979 in Richmond, Va., as LifeSpire of Virginia’s third community. Today, our faith-based, nonprofit senior living community is home to more than 500 people and includes an even larger extended family of loved ones, friends, family members and supporters. For more information, visit lakewoodwestend.org.

About LifeSpire of Virginia

LifeSpire of Virginia is composed of a family of nonprofit continuing care retirement communities, an entity offering a plan to those who wish to age in place in their own home and a growing foundation that raises funds to help seniors in need. Since our founding, we have been dedicated to serving residents by providing a fulfilling and worry-free lifestyle. For more information, visit lifespireliving.org.

Media Contacts:

Sara Hunt, [email protected], 804-994-1120
Hillary Smith, [email protected], 804-521-9192