ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NuStep, Inc. is pleased to announce the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the 2017 NuStep Pinnacle Award®, an international award that recognizes excellence in whole-person wellness programming for older adults. Now in its 18 th year, the NuStep Pinnacle Award is awarded to senior living communities and senior centers that have successfully integrated the whole-person wellness model into their settings and created a culture of wellness throughout their organizations. By offering comprehensive programming that addresses all dimensions of wellness, Pinnacle Award winners demonstrate a commitment to enhancing the quality of life for residents, members and employees. The 2017 NuStep Pinnacle Award winners are: Senior Living Division: Gold - Carroll Lutheran Village, Westminster, Maryland Silver - Friendship Village of Schaumburg, Schaumburg, Illinois Bronze - Touchmark on South Hill, Spokane, WashingtonSenior Center Division: Gold - VINE Adult Community Center, Mankato, Minnesota Silver - Peter B. Lewis Aquatic & Therapy Center, Beachwood, Ohio Bronze - Milan Seniors for Healthy Living, Milan, Michigan "Each of the 2017 Pinnacle Award winning organizations are notable in their dedication to helping individuals achieve optimum wellness," said Steve Sarns, vice president of sales and marketing for NuStep. "Through their remarkable efforts, the quality of life of older adults - whether frail or active, in assisted living or aging in place - is being enriched and enhanced in untold ways."