Immanuel Communities Receives 2018 Bronze National Quality Award

Immanuel Communities is pleased to announce its four retirement communities awarded with the 2018 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award—Immanuel Village, Lakeside Village, Immanuel Courtyard and Immanuel Fontenelle of Omaha, Neb.

Presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the Bronze Award is presented to retirement living providers who demonstrate commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. This national quality award program was established in 1996 and has awarded high-achieving, strategic-driven organizations across the country. As a Bronze Award recipient, these communities are now eligible to receive the Silver Achievement Award.

“As a mission-based, not-for-profit, we have a higher purpose to serve our communities and residents,” said Eric Gurley, Immanuel president and chief executive officer. “Our team’s commitment to this mission, hard work and drive towards enhancing the lives of residents was celebrated with the honor of these Bronze Commitment to Quality Awards. We are proud to receive these awards and celebrate our team members who continuously demonstrate excellence in bringing our mission to life.”

Awards will be presented during AHCA/NCAL’s 69th Annual Convention and Exposition in San Diego, Cal., Oct. 7-10, 2018.

Since 1887 Immanuel has been providing Christ-Centered Service to Seniors, Each Other and the Community. As a not-for-profit, serving arm of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) Immanuel’s house of brands includes: Immanuel Communities, Immanuel Pathways, Immanuel Community Foundation and The Immanuel Vision Foundation. More about Immanuel’s brands: Immanuel Communities owns and operates 11 independent living, assisted living and long-term care retirement communities on seven campuses; Immanuel Pathways operates three PACE® Centers in Iowa and Neb.; the Immanuel Community Foundation, a Resident Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to independent living residents; and the Immanuel Vision Foundation extends financial support to non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organizations that share purposes in alignment with Immanuel’s service centered mission.  For more information, visit us at

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represent more than 13,600 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers and homes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit or