Our mission challenges us to create services for seniors that enhance the value of the entire span of life. Meeting this challenge requires proven business expertise, foresight and organizational excellence. We have a plan that organizes our many abilities and maps the way forward, bringing together ideas and organizations to create new possibilities for the future.Asbury Communities' sense of purpose is crucial to the success of our mission. Our longstanding tradition of benevolent care and core values flows from a firm spiritual basis. These values" commitment to our residents, associates and volunteers ; stewardship and financial strength ; quality and innovation ; and integrity" inspire us in everything we do. Our values give us purpose and guide our plan.Our plan to bring together ideas and organizations is seen in our system of communities that share best practices in order to set a new standard in serving seniors. These efforts are supported by Asbury's leadership and centralized resources, working within a framework of cooperation that honors each community's own traditions and values. Our consolidated operating company, Asbury Atlantic, Inc, provides an efficient means of carrying out our system structure and ensuring an effective use of centralized resources and volunteer leadership. Every community is a trusted partner, and together we benchmark best practices and innovate exceptional services. Our Wellness Centers are one example, where ideas like continuing education and therapeutic massage support a wellness philosophy that extends beyond the physical to include the spiritual, intellectual, vocational, social and emotional aspects of living.Asbury Communities grows with every new affiliation, expanding our market and our diversity of services. We are currently 12th in size among the nation's top 50 not-for-profit retirement systems *. However, numbers and statistics alone do not truly measure a company, nor do past retirement solutions always solve the problems seniors face today, or will face in the future. Asbury Communities, one of our core values is innovation, and our focus and true measure of growth lies in our ability to create new services that meet the needs of the next generation of seniors.