Rockingham County Receives LeadingAge Standing Ovation Award

Rockingham County Receives “Community First” Standing Ovation Award from LeadingAge Maine & New Hampshire

BRENTWOOD – Rockingham County Rehabilitation, Nursing Center, and Assisted Living Community has received a Standing Ovation Award from LeadingAge, a leading advocate for aging services in America. The Standing Ovation Awards are bestowed upon communities and individuals who demonstrate exceptional dedication and innovation in prioritizing the quality of life for older adults.

The Community First Standing Ovation Award recognizes Rockingham County’s unwavering commitment to placing community well-being at the forefront of its initiatives. Through collaborative efforts and visionary leadership, Rockingham County has distinguished itself as a beacon of compassion and support for its older residents. As an organization, Rockingham County consistently strives for excellence. In addition to being a five-star rated facility, Rockingham County has also achieved deficiency-free health inspection surveys for two consecutive years. The community is also in the process of achieving a Joint Commission accreditation across all levels of care.

Integral to Rockingham County’s success are its impactful social initiatives. Not only does Rockingham County provide affordable housing options for the aging population, it’s employees and residents also actively participates in community events such as blood drives, Toys for Tots, and the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. These events have had a profound and positive impact on the community.

This recognition is a reflection of Rockingham County’s person-centered approach to fostering inclusivity, dignity, and engagement for residents. From innovative programs promoting active aging to initiatives that combat social isolation, Rockingham County has consistently demonstrated its dedication to enhancing the lives of older adults.

“We are deeply honored to receive the Community First Standing Ovation Award from LeadingAge,” remarked Jason Smith, Senior Director of Long-Term Care Services. “This accolade is a testament to the efforts of our partners, volunteers, and dedicated staff who work tirelessly to ensure that Rockingham County remains a place where older adults can contribute meaningfully to the community.”

By prioritizing the needs of its aging population, Rockingham County continues to set a shining example of compassionate leadership and community-first values. For more information about Rockingham County’s initiatives and programs for older adults, please visit


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