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Ohio Living Lake Vista Names Ference Director

July 19, 2018

CORTLAND, Ohio — Ohio Living Lake Vista announced Lori Ference has been named executive director of the life plan community.

Ference most recently served as the administrator of Ohio Living Park Vista in Youngstown, a position she held for the past two years. According to a company release, Ference helped improve Park Vista’s overall and quality measures to 5-Star ratings on Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website. Under Ference, the assisted living received deficiency-free surveys from the Ohio Department of Health for seven years in a row, and achieved a deficiency-free annual Ohio Department of Health survey for both health care and life safety in 2017.

Before coming to Ohio Living Park Vista, Ference worked for nearly 20 years in administrative capacity in the nursing home industry.

A native of Hubbard, Ference earned a Bachelor of Science in recreation therapy from Kent State University.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.