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Pedal for Alzheimer’s Announces Recipient of Community Grant

Jacksonville Memory Care Community Will Receive $3,000 For Resident Experiences

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. October 8, 2019 – Pedal for Alzheimer’s, Ltd. announces the recipient of a Community Grant that will be presented from funds raised this year. The organization is pleased to issue a grant to Anthem Lakes in Jacksonville, Fla.

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Cyclists and team members from the charity cycling event will stop by the senior living community at mile 93 of the 97-mile day. The team will issue a Community Grant in the amount of $3,000 on Wednesday, October 9 at the community with staff and residents present.

“We are excited to help impact the quality of care and experiences for residents at Anthem Lakes by providing this Community Grant,” Josh Crisp, Pedal for Alzheimer’s Founder said. “Our board is extremely excited to carry forward the mission of the organization by not only furthering research as we have given thousands of dollars over the past two years but this year,we are fulfilling our commitment to provide support to those suffering with the disease and the professional and family caregivers who will benefit from these gifts.”

“A huge thank you to Pedal for Alzheimer’s for providing Anthem Lakes the opportunity to make our residents dreams and wishes come true,” Denise Macchia, Memory Care Director, Anthem Lakes. “This Community Grant will allow us the opportunity to personalize a unique gift or experience for each of our residents who are struggling with Alzheimer’s.” Read the full press release

Anthem Lakes in Atlantic Beach, part of the Jacksonville Florida metro area, is a full-service, multi-tier, active senior living community. Newly constructed and opened in Spring 2017, Anthem Lakes offers 91 senior retirement units for independent living and assisted living and 28 units for those with memory care needs. The community sits on 14 acres with a lake and campus for outdoor activities and enjoyment and is near Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park. Anthem Lakes is the first location of a local and national partnership that seeks to provide unique options for senior living and state-of- the-art memory care. For more information, call 904-583- 5399 or visit the on-site leasing office at 905 Assisi Lane, Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233.


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