Holiday Retreat Adds Michigan Community to Its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, which will be renamed Winter Village, brings together a long-standing presence in Frankenmuth with the company that pioneered independent living for seniors 48 years ago.

The opportunity to manage the Frankenmuth community reflects Holiday Retirement’s continued success in fulfilling its mission to help seniors live better lives by prioritizing the support of its associates and continuously improving its operations.

“As we grow our management platform and add communities like Winter Village, we learn from each other’s history and experience, and find out what works well and what can be improved. . Continuous improvement in all the ways we help seniors live better is at the heart of our mission, ”said Lilly Donohue, CEO of Holiday Retirement. “We’re not just assuming we’re going to see improvements in a new community. We actively enter the new relationship with an open mind, get to know the associates, listen to the residents, and then create the best community possible. “

Holiday Retirement’s commitment to accountability, measurability and adaptability standards creates opportunities for the company’s platform to support more senior communities. The addition of Winter Village builds on the September addition of Kipling Meadows, an independent living community in Arvada, Colo. Holiday’s commitment to standards focuses on:

  • Responsibility in community leadership and associate performance
  • Measurability of all aspects of a resident’s experience
  • Adaptability to learn and implement improvements in systems and processes

“Our commitment to these standards fuels our development of a culture that engages and supports our associates and makes our communities great places to work. In turn, our associates connect closely with our residents, who are deeply caring on a personal level. We are delighted to extend this commitment to the residents of Winter Village to live better, ”added Donohue.

About the vacation retreat
Holiday Retirement’s mission is to help seniors live better lives. Pioneering the concept of independent living for the elderly in 1971, Holiday Retirement has grown to become the largest independent living provider in the United States, helping more than 30,000 residents in 43 states to live better lives. Holiday Retreat Recognized as a Great Place to Work®. For more information on the Holiday Retreat, call 800-322-0999, visit or follow us on Facebook @HolidayRetirement.