Doug and Judy Bauer Recognized by Hands on Thomas County for Volunteer Service at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor

Couple receives Honorable Mention in the Individual Volunteer of the Year Award for facilitating dementia support group at the Thomasville senior living facility

12 MAY 2016, THOMASVILLE, GA
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THOMASVILLE, Ga. (May 12, 2016) – Doug and Judy Bauer, dedicated volunteers at Legacy Village at Planation Manor, received an honorable mention in the Individual Volunteer category at Hands on Thomas County’s Third Annual Cheers for Volunteers celebration on April 19.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (May 12, 2016) – Doug and Judy Bauer, dedicated volunteers at Legacy Village at Planation Manor, received an honorable mention in the Individual Volunteer category at Hands on Thomas County’s Third Annual Cheers for Volunteers celebration on April 19.

The Bauers volunteer at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor twice a week and are facilitators of the Sawyer Dementia Support Group that meets on the last Thursday of every month.

Doug Bauer has been volunteering at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor for ten years. After retiring six years ago, Judy began volunteering as well.

“When Doug started volunteering there, he immediately fell in love with the residents and was so passionate about it. I was very excited to have the opportunity to join him in volunteering here,” Judy Bauer said.

“We both come from parents who have either suffered from Alzheimer’s in the past or currently suffer from it. We know how important it is to have people care about the residents and take to invest time in them. We want to help them enjoy life as much as possible,” Doug Bauer said.

“We couldn’t do what we do without great volunteers. We are beyond blessed to have Doug and Judy with us each week. We can’t say ‘thank you’ enough! They are so deserving of this award,” Sanford Giemza, Legacy Village at Plantation Manor’s Executive Director, said.

About Legacy Village at Plantation Manor

Situated on a beautiful tree-lined street at 220 Park Ave., Legacy Village at Plantation Manor is a personal care home in Thomasville, Ga., that offers assisted living type services and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is a short drive from Valdosta, Ga., and Tallahassee and Bradfordville, Fla., is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacythomasville.net or by calling (229) 227-0880.

Legacy Village at Plantation Manor is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Services, LLC, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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"We couldn’t do what we do without great volunteers. We are beyond blessed to have Doug and Judy with us each week. We can’t say ‘thank you’ enough! They are so deserving of this award. " Sanford Giemza, Legacy Village at Plantation Manor’s Executive Director
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About Legacy Village at Plantation Manor-Thomasville, GA

Located on a picturesque tree-lined street in historic Thomasville, Legacy Village at Plantation Manor provides a secure, attentive, homelike atmosphere while offering a full range of helpful services to those looking for a senior living community in Thomas County, Ga. The personal care and Alzheimer’s memory care facility in Thomasville, Ga. is among the region’s most innovative.

Legacy Village at Plantation Manor has set the standard for senior housing and retirement services in Thomasville, Ga. and the Thomas County, Ga. area.

More information is available at (229) 227-0880 or www.legacythomasville.net.

Legacy Village at Plantation Manor is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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