Life Care Services Awarded Management Contract for Atlantic Shores Retirement Community in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach, VA, December 23, 2019 --( Life Care Services, one of the nation’s largest senior living operators, will begin managing Atlantic Shores Retirement Community on January 1, 2020. The community, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is owned and operated by Atlantic Shores Cooperative Association.

Virginia’s top resident-governed, co-op retirement community, Atlantic Shores Retirement Community features 667 residences, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. The community is known for its comprehensive range of services, social activities, amenities, award-winning cuisine, and full continuum of on-site medical services.

According to Atlantic Shores Board of Directors Independent Director and Treasurer Donna Kelsey, “After much research, LCS was chosen to lead Atlantic Shores in a changing and complex senior housing marketplace. We’re eager to utilize their resources and expertise to complement our management and staff in expanding value for our residents, and promoting the unique lifestyle offered at Atlantic Shores.”

Rick Exline, Executive Vice President/Senior Director of Life Plan Communities for Life Care Services, added, “Atlantic Shores is an exceptional community filled with active and engaged residents. We look forward to working with their board of directors to extend Atlantic Shores’ reputation as one of the finest senior living communities in the region.”

About Life Care Services®
Life Care Services, An LCS Company, is the second-largest operator of senior living communities in the nation and has expertise in the management of both Continuing Care/Life Plan and rental communities. From independent living to assisted living, skilled nursing to memory care, Life Care Services has the experience required to boost community financial performance, increase occupancy, and develop new lifestyle and health initiatives to meet consumer expectations and help communities thrive. At Life Care Services, Experience is Everything™. For more information, visit

About Atlantic Shores Retirement Community
Atlantic Shores Retirement Community offers an active, resort-style lifestyle in a waterfront setting minutes from the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach, Virginia -- named by CBS News as one of the "Top 10 Retirement Beach Towns." The region’s only retirement community offering equity home ownership and flexible rental options, Atlantic Shores features a broad range of attached or detached villas and spacious apartment homes on a 100-acre landscaped campus. Featuring 24-hour security, award-winning services, healthcare, amenities, and restaurants, Atlantic Shores offers an exceptional lifestyle for its active residents, who live by the motto, “Live for Today With a Plan for Tomorrow.” For more information, visit
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