Mission: A pioneering leader in the senior living industry, american baptist homes of the west (abhow) has led the industry in helping form the continuing care retirement concept. Abhow is a long time respected non-profit provider of residential and nursing care for the elderly. Its founders contributed significantly to the formation of state and national standards and industry trade groups. The mission of the organization is to enhance the independence, well-being and security of older persons through the provision of housing, health care and supportive services. It accomplishes its mission through a commitment to social responsibility and social accountability throughout the organization. Formal processes have been put in place through (1) conducting community needs assessments, (2) documenting and publishing social responsibility programs, (3) providing funding to support the organization's charitable care initiatives, and (4) developing formal reporting processes and forms to assess, docume
Programs: Direct resident care for seniors in seven california locations; includes independent living and assisted living, memory care, nursing, and home care. Also includes outreach and wellness services. Services include housing, meals program, housekeeping, maintenance and activities.