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UnitedHealthcare Donates $200,000 to National Church Residences for New Medical Suite to Improve Access to Care for Pittsburgh-area Seniors

PITTSBURGH, Apr 28, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedHealthcare donated $200,000 to National Church Residences to create a new onsite medical suite that will serve residents of Parkside Manor, a 77-unit independent-living senior community located in Pittsburgh’s Brookline suburb.

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The new medical suite will include a reception and waiting area, exam room, medical office, restrooms and an area for physical therapy. The stand-alone facility will be available for residents and can also be accessed by residents of the local community, allowing Parkside Manor to further support the community and help improve access to care.

“This investment by UnitedHealthcare will bring important support services to the residents of Parkside Manor and the surrounding community,” said Michelle Norris, president of National Church Residences Investment Corp. “The addition of an onsite medical suite brings a renewed focus to health and wellness that will improve access to care.”

The donation comes following the release of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report showing Pennsylvania dropped from 22 [nd] to 25 [th] in the nation for overall senior care, with a high prevalence of obesity, physical inactivity, smoking and preventable hospitalizations, among other measures.

National Church Residences, an innovative leader in integrating housing, health care and other supportive services for seniors, families and others...


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