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Grand opening of new assisted living community in Tyler

Released by Touchstone Communities:

TYLER, TX - Long-term care provider opens area's first and only ‘neighborhood concept' living facility for seniors.

WHAT: Touchstone Communities™, a growing provider of skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Alzheimer's care and assisted living facilities in Texas and Arizona, celebrates the opening of its newest community, The Heights™ of Tyler. Grand opening celebration includes:

• Chaplain Jim Wagoner blesses the new community.

• Touchstone Communities CEO Stan Studer Jr. speaks about the importance of bringing

the neighborhood concept to Tyler's senior community.

• The Tyler Chamber of Commerce marks the opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

• Rose City Detachment of the Marine Corps League presents the colors.

• Students from Oak Hill Montessori School lead the pledge of allegiance, marking the official start of a long-term partnership between the School and The Heights of Tyler.

The Heights of Tyler is comprised of four neighborhoods, each containing clusters of private and semi-private rooms for approximately 120 residents, all of whom will be under 24-hour care of a dedicated staff of professionals in a home-like environment.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 13, 5:30 p.m.

WHO: Stan Studer Jr., CEO of Touchstone Communities Sam Planta, Chief Culture Officer Touchstone Communities Market Place Chaplain Jim Wagoner Representatives from the Tyler Chamber of Commerce Residents of The Heights of Tyler

WHERE: The Heights of Tyler
2650 Elkton Trail
Tyler, Texas 75703

NOTES: This innovative community is modeled after the nationally acclaimed neighborhood concept, which has significantly changed the perception of assisted living for residents and staff from one of an institution to one of a more home-like environment.

The Heights of Tyler is Touchstone's first community in Tyler and only the third long-term care neighborhood community in Texas. Touchstone Communities provides health care services, including skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Alzheimer's care and assisted living for the elderly. With 1,600 team members, Touchstone Communities independently owns 10 communities in Texas, including San Antonio, Brenham, Del Rio, Gonzales, La Vernia, Pleasanton, Rockdale, Snyder, Tyler, and two in Arizona, both in Prescott. Touchstone also manages State of Texas veterans' homes in Amarillo, Bonham, Floresville and Temple. For more information, visit

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