SEATTLE, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day today, Meddling Maude, animated star of Emeritus Senior Living's advice series, is launching her own Ugly Sweater Facebook Contest.
Participants should upload a photo of themselves wearing their most fabulous, misunderstood, festive, or dreadful holiday sweater by Dec. 31 on the Emeritus Senior Living Facebook page by clicking on " Maude's Ugly Sweater Contest."
"We've all owned that special holiday sweater," said Meddling Maude. "An ugly sweater is the perfect gift for someone who has everything – except a mirror."
Voting starts immediately and runs through Dec. 31 at 5 pm, PST. First- and second-place winners will be notified the first week of January, 2014, and awarded a $50 and $25 Macy's gift card, respectively.About MaudeMeddling Maude is the charming host of Maude's Two-Minute Meddlings – a new video series presented by Emeritus Senior Living that provides valuable tips and information to help seniors – and those who love and care for them – lead safer and healthier lives. Each new video launches on Tuesdays at www.emeritus.com/MeddlingMaude . About Emeritus Senior LivingEmeritus Senior Living is the largest assisted living and memory care provider in the U.S., with the ability to serve nearly 54,000 residents. More than 31,000 employees support approximately 510 communities throughout 45 states. Emeritus offers the spectrum of senior residential choices, care options, and life enrichment programs that fulfill individual needs and promote purposeful living during the aging process. Senior living service offerings include independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, home health care, and rehabilitation services. Emeritus experts provide insights on senior living and care at www.emeritus.com. Emeritus' common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ESC. Media Contact: MaryBeth Dagg firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Emeritus Senior Living