February Fitness Frenzy at MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins Senior Living 

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This past February, MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins participated in Leisure Care’s 6th Annual Fitness Frenzy. As residents and staff accumulated active minutes, we joined together to raise money for a local charity. Learn how MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins senior living prioritizes fun and philanthropy.


MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins Senior Living Supports Boys and Girls Club

Each February, Leisure Care and the One Eighty Foundation partner with Leisure Care senior living communities to get residents and staff moving while also providing the opportunity to give back to the local communities where we live, work, and play.

For the second year running, MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins has chosen to donate our fundraising efforts to the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County. This year, we raised $4,900 for the Boys and Girls Club, exceeding our donation from last year! Our local Boys and Girls Club provides a comprehensive out-of-school program that includes meals, youth development, and mentoring for $20/year. They focus on not only academic success in kids, but character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.

Our residents had fun participating in a community ‘triathlon’, celebrating spirit days, and sponsoring a local health fair – all in the name of fun and philanthropy!

In addition to raising money through pledges for active minutes, a variety of companies and organizations sponsored us by donating items to a silent auction and participating in our health fair. MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins would like to thank the following sponsors:

  • Ability Home Health Care
  • Carpet One Floor and Home
  • Center at Rock Creek
  • ComForCare
  • Elevate Chiropractic
  • Genoa Coffee and Wine
  • Good Day Pharmacy
  • Home Instead
  • Homewood Suites
  • Jule Ulstrup Photography
  • MAC Equipment
  • Majestic Mountains
  • Mantooth Marketing
  • Betsi Esposito with Mary Kay
  • NuEar
  • Optimal Home Care
  • People Care Health Services
  • Therapeutic and Rehabilitative
  • Thrive Massage
  • Travel By LeisureCare

MacKenzie Place – Fort Collins placed in the top three of all Leisure Care communities in fundraising efforts for the fifth consecutive year. We all had a great time racking up physical fitness minutes and making a difference in our local community!

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Alissa has been working in marketing and the senior living industry for over 8 years. With a B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois, Alissa has worked all over the world as a freelance communications strategist and writer. Published in Forbes, Senior Finance Advisor, Alzheimers.net and on other leading senior care blogs, she leverages her working knowledge of the senior care industry with leading research and best practices to create engaging content benefitting seniors and their caregivers. In her free time, Alissa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.