Moments Matter

Purposeful Stuff: Installment #4

July 2, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Our people. They rock. And they roll. It’s a job requirement in our line of business. That’s because community is fun AND messy. Community also happens at any given moment – it doesn’t check in between 9 to 5. As our team has picked up speed, adjusting to real-time requirements, we have become adept at…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #3

May 13, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

It’s a great question: What do you plan to take with you – or to leave behind – from this shared stay-at-home experience? This installment of Purposeful Stuff notes six of the simple pleasures some of our team members are holding tight to when in-person-contact and in-office-working is permitted again.      One: “I will continue to reach…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #2

April 16, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

To a “t” our team members are “students of life,” soaking up opportunities for learning and growth in all its forms. A lot of that learning come from reading, viewing, and listening. As we all adjust to full-time #WFH, our team has been reading, viewing, and listening. A lot. Even more so than usual. This…

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Lighting the Night with Hope

April 10, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Right now, our Team – with a capital T – is doing some of its very best work, coming up with inspiring and creative ways to engage. And our Residents are responding with enthusiasm and unprecedented appreciation. Case in point: Light the Night. On April 9 at 7:30 PM sharp every DMB Community Life community…

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Grace in uncertainty

April 7, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

These are unsteady times. For all of us. Life is anything but normal. And the uncertainty is challenging. For all of us. Everyone right now is trying to find our way forward, caring for ourselves, our families, our friends, and our communities. At DMB Community Life, we care deeply about the communities we manage. We…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #1

March 11, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Our team receives and shares a lot of good and purposeful stuff. A recent email from our dear friend Greg Fuson inspired us to consider curating these goodies to share more broadly. If our team and our partners dig it, maybe others would too. So here it is. The first installment of Purposeful Stuff where…

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2019 Community Lifer of the Year: Christine Jakupovic

January 31, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Graceful, confident, tenacious, creative and fun. Those are just a few truths about Christine Jakupovic, 2019 Community Lifer of the Year. The past year was one of incredible growth for our company, including expansion into Colorado. Key to our success in the region was Christine, Community Engagement Manager at Inspiration in Aurora. Or as we…

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DMB Community Life Managing Inspiration Community

November 15, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

November 1, 2019 marked another milestone in the trajectory of DMB Community Life with official notice to the Inspiration community in Aurora, CO that our team has taken on community management. Since March of 2019, our CO team has been leading community management for Hilltop Club at Inspiration, aka Inspiration Community Association, Inspiration’s 55+ community….

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Play. It Matters.

September 20, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

The science is out there. Play is more than just fun (Check out play research pioneer, Dr. Brown’s TED Talk). It’s important for our development as children, and for our longevity as adults. It makes us happier, and smarter. Play inspires you to think out of the box, inviting creativity and collaboration. It helps build…

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Annual Traditions Build Community

September 11, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Traditions. Done right, they bring individuals together to create shared experiences. Done right, they help shape the rhythm and culture of a community. Done right, these highly anticipated annual gatherings create lasting memories Yep, we’re big on annual celebrations that uniquely define a community. The sort of “can’t-be-missed-celebrations” that neighbors not only look forward to,…

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