Mercy LIFE Celebrates New Adult Day Center

December 19, 2018

Mercy LIFE celebrated its new adult day center in Norristown, PA, with a dedication and blessing ceremony on Nov. 29. Lucy Bustamante, news anchor at NBC-10 and Telemundo-62, was the emcee for the ceremony.

More than 120 people attended the event. Community partners, providers, elected officials and colleagues came together as the center and staff were anointed and blessed in accordance with the Catholic Healthcare Ministry.

To honor a new partnership with Montgomery County, Mercy LIFE presented its Annual Devoted Caregiver Award to the Norristown Police and Fire departments during the ceremony.

Mercy LIFE created a virtual tour of the new center to showcase its many services.

The Times Herald provided news coverage of the grand opening.

On hand for the event were (from left) Dan Drake, senior vice president of Continuing Care for Mercy Health
System; Johanna Yorkow, regional vice president of Operations at Mercy LIFE; Suzanne Januzeski, regional
director of Operations at Mercy LIFE; Susan Croushore, president and CEO of Mercy Health System; and Sam
D'Antonio, CFO of Continuing Care for Mercy Health System.

Rev. Monsignor Kevin C. Lawrence provided the blessing.

Taking part in the blessing ceremony were (from left) Althea Bigger, enrollment specialist at Mercy LIFE;
Trevor Bonat, vice president of Mission Integration at Mercy LIFE; and Rev. Monsignor Kevin C. Lawrence.

News anchor Lucy Bustamante (at right) emceed the ceremony, which included a presentation of the Mercy
LIFE Annual Devoted Caregiver Award to the Norristown Police and Fire departments. On hand for the
presentation were (from left) Richard Lockhart, deputy chief of the Norristown Fire Department; Dan Drake,
senior vice president for Continuing Care at Mercy Health System; State Rep. Matthew Bradford
(D-Montgomery); and Lt. Michael Bishop, of the Norristown Police Department.
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