Heritage Senior Living: Establishes $100,000 scholarship fund

Certified nursing assistants receive scholarships to become licensed practical nurses

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (November 16, 2018) – Heritage Senior Living announced today the establishment of Milo’s Fund, a $100,000 scholarship program that will assist certified nursing assistants at Heritage Senior Living communities across the state of Wisconsin to be become licensed practical nurses. Milo’s Fund is named in honor of Milo Pinkerton, the organization’s founder, CEO and President.

“It’s of great value to our residents, their families and our organization to have licensed practical nurses on staff as we expand the care and services we offer at Heritage,” said Pierre Verger, Chief
Operating Officer. “Our nursing staff are crucial caregivers, information resources and support for our residents and their families, and if we can help our employees further their education and careers, it is a win for everyone.”

Three certified nurses have been selected as the first recipients of Milo’s Fund scholarships, which will cover the cost of their Licensed Practical Nurses program at Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Those recipients are Sarah Lebeau from Heritage’s Lincoln Village Senior Living in Port Washington Tanisha Williams Hayes from Heritage Court in Waukesha, and Laura Gauer from Heritage Lake
Country in Hartland.

Licensed practical nurses assist with medication management, maintaining patient records and
coordinating resident care with the nurses and therapists at Heritage Senior Living communities. Up to two certified nursing assistants at each of Heritage’s 16 communities across Wisconsin will be offered scholarships up $7,500 each.

“We have always offered beautiful senior resident options with fine amenities and cuisine, social
activities and a dedicated and caring staff. I felt it was important to give back and further invest in our employees who are our most valuable assets. I am honored to establish a fund that will reward our caregivers and provide a career path for them to further their education and improve their lives through these scholarships,” said Milo Pinkerton, CEO, President and Founder.