5 Steps for Staff Appreciation

ap·pre·ci·a·tion (əˌprēSHēˈāSH(ə)n)  noun  1. recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something. Mainstay employees love what they do. That’s evident in their commitment to ensuring those we serve live fulfilling lives and their willingness to put in extra work, time and...

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Mainstay Marley

It’s as if she knows it’s Friday. I wake up and go about my morning routine. Lastly, packing my lunch, I catch a glimpse of her eyes. Those big round eyes reminding me it’s Friday, and that may mean it’s Mainstay Marley day! I adopted a four-year-old black Labrador Retriever over a year ago. She...

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Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Before joining the Mainstay family, I was certainly aware of Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). However, it was not until I met and really spent time with people with PWS that I truly understood how remarkable they are. You see, living with PWS means you feel hungry most of the time and your food is...

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Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Yesterday, the staff at Mainstay woke up to warmth and sunshine to celebrate each other at our 20-year anniversary Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Over 200 staff and board members filled the elegant LeMont ballroom as we celebrated well over 1,000 cumulative years of milestone anniversaries. Long...

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My First 6 Months at Mainstay

The great philosopher, Plato, once said, “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” As I reflect on my first six months as CEO of Mainstay Life Services, I couldn’t agree with him more. From the start of this new journey, it’s been very important to me to get to know those that truly...

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