Aaron Preston, executive director at Life Care Center of Melbourne

On Aug. 24, 2015, Life Care Centers of America honored Aaron Preston, executive director at Life Care Center of Melbourne, Florida, with one of two President’s Awards for its Southeast Division.


The President’s Award, given during Life Care’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, recognizes distinguished service in a long-term health care management role. The Southeast Division includes 21 skilled nursing and rehab facilities in Florida.


Executive director at the facility since 2012, Preston has led the center to achieve a consistent score of 93-100 percent overall satisfaction on the annual customer service survey.


“Aaron has demonstrated professional skill and compassion in dispatching his responsibilities to the associates, residents and families he serves,” said Beecher Hunter, Life Care president. “He has uniquely demonstrated a leadership style for others to emulate. This is a distinguished award to receive because it goes to the heart of our mission.”


Fifteen President’s Awards are presented annually to leaders of overall successful facilities or organizations within Life Care.