Today's Transitions Winter 2019/2020

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CONTENTS | WINTER 2019-2020

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Directories 51 Helpful Resources 58 How to Use Directories & Facilities by Location

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60 Adult Day Care

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60 Aging-in-Place

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Facilities

Communities

INTRO By Tiffany White

MAKE THE RIGHT MOVE By Marie Bradby

68 Assisted Living Facilities

72 Home Health 76 Independent Living 80 Nursing/Rehab Facilities 84 Personal Care Facilities

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IT’S HECK GETTING OLD

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By Bobbe Ann Crouch

WANTED: A HANDYMAN

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By Lucy M. Pritchett

WHAT HER DAY LOOKS LIKE By Yelena Sapin

PROTECTING YOUR COMPUTER By Megan M. Seckman

SHOULD YOU KEEP DRIVING? By Megan S. Willman

BOOK CLUB By Patti Hartog

HE’S MAKING EVERY BREATH COUNT By Megan S. Willman

By Yelena Sapin

IF YOU HATE EXERCISE

WHAT I KNOW NOW: JOHN HALE By Lucy M. Pritchett

EASE YOUR CHRONIC PAIN By Bobbe Ann Crouch

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SEEKING ANSWERS By Carrie Vittitoe

LUNCH PLUS ONE By Lucy M. Pritchett

LOOKING TO SMOOTH THE WRINKLES? By Tonilyn Hornung

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MASTERFUL CREATORS By Lucy M. Pritchett

CAREGIVER CIRCLE By Tiffany White

LOVE AT FIRST ‘HEIGHT’ By Connie Meyer


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WINTER 2019-2020 • VOL. 16 / NO. 4

FROM THE EDITOR

Be a Gift to Someone

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ometimes when we’re experiencing a crisis, we concentrate on the negative impact of the situation and become frustrated when things don’t go our way — despite our best efforts. However, when we redirect our energy to a way that can help others, we are also helping ourselves. Being a source of comfort allows us to build new friendships while giving hope to someone who is having a tough time. Obstacles in life are inevitable. Sometimes they seem insurmountable, but from Pastor Mike Olsen we can all learn that the way we cope dictates our quality of life. In 2014, he was diagnosed with a rare lung disease and told that he had two years to live. He has had 31 bronchial stenosis surgeries and a double lung transplant, but his spirits remain high. Instead of worrying about himself, he focused on what he could do to improve the lives of others who had been diagnosed with the same disease. (Read more on page 38.) Let’s start thinking about how we can bring joy to someone else. The reward is priceless.

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Make the Right Move By Marie Bradby

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Anna Marshall appreciates the space in her new home like the art room at Masonic Homes.

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hinking of moving? Do you want to be near your children? Or are you suddenly overwhelmed by the large yard? Maybe you want a walkable neighborhood. Or looking to fulfill a dream. Downsizing in later life introduces a new category of things to consider: the independent living community or walkable living.

her lifetime, including downsizing with husband Robert from a large home with a steep driveway in Riverwood to a ranch in Northfield. The Northfield ranch was more manageable, but after her husband died, the ranch and the yard were too much to keep up.

HASSLE-FREE LIVING About a year ago, Anna Marshall moved into an apartment in the Meadow, an active lifestyle independent living community on the Masonic Homes of Kentucky campus, and she couldn’t be happier. Anna, a retired registered nurse, has moved several times in

“After three years living by myself, I thought, ‘This house is too big for me, this yard is too big for me.’ I had had back surgery and I couldn’t do yard work anymore,” says Anna, 84. Before she and her daughter-in-law, Raenell Schroering, went out looking for a condo, she had made an important decision. “ I told her, ‘If I go to a condo, it will be an intermediate move,

“After three years living by myself , I thought, ‘This house is too big for me, this yard is too big for me’... I decided I didn’t want to do this anymore.” - Anna Marshall, 84

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and I will have to move again. I want this to be my last move.’” So they lined up appointments for apartments at independent living communities with multiple levels of care. “We started at the Masonic Homes,” she says. “The Meadow was brand new, a beautiful building. Just strikingly beautiful. We walked through, and she said, ‘If you don’t move in, I think I will.’ Independent living communities “are a whole lot different than they were years ago,” Anna says about the upscale setting. While she toured other communities, she was smitten by the Meadow and its amenities — the fountains, the landscaping. “Having my own chef, a theatre, a swimming pool. I was ready to quit cooking,” Anna says. They serve meals in a beautiful dining room. I said, ‘OK, I think I can handle that.’” She chose a onebedroom with a den, a large dining room and a back door with a patio. “I woke up one morning, and six azaleas around my patio were in bloom. And I didn’t have to do a thing.”

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She points out that shuttle transportation on campus and car transportation off campus make her car nearly obsolete. “The concierge calls the shuttle to take me to the pool across campus,” she says. “Then, the shuttle brings me back to the apartment after I swim. “I kept my car as a symbol of independence, but it’s not necessary. I’ve reached the point now of thinking of letting the car go.” She loves the social activities. “We have book club and bridge club and exercise classes.” They also have an exercise room and a huge ballroom with an instructor from the Louisville Ballet. “We have a magnificent art studio with lots of natural light. I’m an artist also. I paint. They offer art classes here. They also offer trips, like to the Speed Museum.” Before she made the move, Anna made a list of the pros and cons and also tallied up all the yearly expenses for living in her ranch and compared them to the cost of living at the Meadow. “It’s pretty comparable,” Anna says. “On the front end, it appears very expensive, but I had never looked at my total costs for a year. I didn’t realize how much it was costing me to live in the house.”

The Meadows at Masonic Homes became Anna Marshall’s new home.

WALKABLE LIVING Merv and Deb Aubespin decided to move out of their two-story West-end home, where they had entertained their friends for years, because it wasn’t convenient. They decided to move to a condo in the Highlands or Crescent Hill. “We didn’t like our neighborhood anymore,” says Deb, a retired Jefferson County Public Schools middle school teacher. “I was dying of boredom. There were no restaurants, no nightclubs, no places to go.” “There was just nothing there,” adds Merv, a retired associate editor for the Courier-Journal newspaper and artist. “I had to go to the Highlands for everything or to the East End,” Deb says. One weekend Deb went to an open house at a condo on Cherokee Road. “It had these incredibly high ceilings, and a lot of wall space, and I said, ‘Yes! This is what I want!” They put their house up for sale and moved that spring into a 1,600-square-foot, three-bedroom condo in a large old house built in 1877 that had been turned into a four-plex. It’s an old, old house that had seen the transition of the Cherokee area,” she says. “It was originally a single-family house. The owner was a tax collector. It was probably a rooming house at one time, then became apartments, and later, condos in the ’80s, when the Cherokee Triangle PAGE 10 >>

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was coming back. “We have a lot of paintings, which is why we bought this place, because it has a lot of wall space,” Deb says. Merv is a painter. “We have a huge amount of bookcases, because we have a huge amount of books.” And, “we have space for my African art that I have collected over the years,” Merv says. WHAT DO THEY LOVE ABOUT THE HIGHLANDS? “It’s diverse,” Merv says. Deb adds, “On my street, I’m between Highland Avenue and Grinstead. We can go on our porch and watch a mini United Nations going up the street to the Kentucky Refugee Ministries. Women from Nepal, Congo. It’s so fantastic. There are people from Peru, West Africa, Central Africa. You

can tell who’s who by the way they dress. “We have friends who live in the East End and they have monster homes,” Deb says. “That’s not who we are. We are close to the Baxter Theatre. Merv loves to sit on the porch. He’s a people watcher. There’s the park. It’s great for walking. We have pretty much what we need in a neighborhood. “We are urban people. I am, especially,” says Deb, who grew up in San Francisco and has lived in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and London. “This is perfect. I don’t want land, I don’t want a large place. I want atmosphere, and I want to see people around.” “If I’m going to meet a friend for a drink, I can walk over to a place on Bardstown Road,” Merv says. “We live around the corner from the Fat

Lamb, which is becoming our favorite restaurant.” Though the condo is more expensive than their house, it’s been worth it. “It’s where I want to be,” Merv says. They will be making another move next summer, buying a house with a pool in Palm Springs with their daughter, Sarah Spearing, who is in film production in Los Angeles. They are moving because they have developed allergies here and feel better in the dry desert air. “I don’t see myself as being elderly. I’m still active,” Merv says.

Photo courtesy of Tre Pryor, Realtor Merv and Deb Aubespin love the diversity and walkability of the Highlands.

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EASE YOUR CHRONIC PAIN

Why Does Moving My Body Hurt? By Bobbe Ann Crouch

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ix years ago when Valerie Spies, stylist at Z Salon & Spa, began experiencing neck pain, lower back pain, and fatigue, she went to the doctor expecting to be told she needed physical therapy. “It was very discouraging,” Valerie says. “He spent exactly 10 minutes with me and concluded that I needed to find another job. I went home resigned to the fact that I’d always have this terrible pain. I was so depressed.” A month later at the suggestion of her parents, Valerie went to visit her father’s doctor, who spent two hours doing a full workup on her. This included blood work and X-rays. “He told me if this was caused by my profession, he’d have a lot more stylists for clients. Instead, he diagnosed me with ankylosing spondylitis. My dad has this. I don’t know why I never thought about having it, too. It’s hereditary.” Although the name makes it sound otherwise, ankylosing spondylitis (also known as Bechterew’s disease) is a common form of arthritis that causes inflammation of the spinal joints (vertebrae), which can lead to severe, chronic pain. The most common early symptoms of AS are frequent pain and stiffness in the lower back, which begins gradually, often only on one side of the body. The pain is usually diffused and dull and is worse in the morning and during the night. Ankylosing spondylitis can lead to ankylosis, which is new bone formation in the spine causing sections of the spine to fuse into an immobile position. This is why it’s important to visit your doctor at the first sign of symptoms. Valerie says, “My father’s case was not caught early on, so his progressed to the point that he doesn’t have full movement of his neck. Luckily, my diagnosis came when my AS was in the early stages, so I do not have any damage.” The goal for treatment of AS is to relieve pain and stiffness and to delay and/or prevent complications and 12 Winter 2019-2020 / TodaysTransitionsNow.com

spinal deformity. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — such as naproxen (Naprosyn) and indomethacin (Indocin) — are the medications doctors most commonly use to treat ankylosing spondylitis. They help to ease the inflammation and subsequent pain and stiffness. In addition to medication, doctor’s prescribe range-of-motion and stretching exercises to help maintain joint flexibility and good posture. “My doctor gave me a whole chart of exercises and stretches, which are essentially yoga poses, so I just started going to 502 Power Yoga three to five times per week,” Valerie says. “I have to keep my body mechanics in check, especially at work, so I stay active and pay attention to my posture a lot. The more you move, the looser your body gets, so I try not to stay in one position or seated for long periods of time.” Valerie says, “The main thing for me is that the AS is always present, so I try to be kind to myself.”

HOW TO GET RELIEF Besides seeing your doctor regularly and taking your medications as prescribed, try these things: • Stay active. Exercise can help ease pain, maintain flexibility, and improve your posture. • Apply heat and cold. Heat applied to stiff joints and tight muscles can ease pain and stiffness. Ice on inflamed areas can help reduce swelling. • Don’t smoke. • Practice good posture. Practicing standing straight in front of a mirror can help you avoid some of the problems associated with ankylosing spondylitis. — from The Mayo Clinic


We Help Mom and/or Dad to Age in the Right Place! Caring for Your “Honored” Family Member

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his week our office received an unusual call. It was from a gentleman inquiring for services for himself. The gentleman’s wife works, and he understood his need for care in his wife’s absence. In all the years we have owned our non-medical in-home service never had we received a call from the individual needing the care, rather it was a loving spouse or son or daughter. This leads to the most common questions families’ face — “When is the right time to secure help for my Mom and/ or Dad, and what type of care should that be?”

To answer these questions we need to understand the challenges that Mom and/ or Dad are incurring in performing their Activities of Daily Living, (ADLs). • Is safety becoming a real question due to more frequent falls? • Are transfers to or from a chair, bed and toilet becoming more of a challenge?

• Are meals being properly prepared? • Can medicines be properly administered? • Is incontinence a concern? • Are there cognitive or memory issues or a dementia diagnosis concern? These are just a few of the many issues to consider when determining if assistance is required for Mom and/or dad. Now there a few Important points that may help you in managing through the process: • Allow the honored loved one to be a major part of the discussion and decision. • Be proactive as opposed to reactive — waiting too late could result in more attractive care options being eliminated. • Explore all options, and be a sponge for information. Invite professional in-home care providers for a visit. You will find this to be an invaluable resource for information. • Take field trips to Assisted Living or Personal Care

ComForCare Home Care Owners Chris and Julie Prentice Communities. You will be surprised how well this option can help you. If Mom/Dad likes what they see, a community discussion will become easier. If not, then in-home care will become more attractive. • Be persistent, pick the right time. Remember when you wanted to ask your parents to borrow the car? Bad timing on

your part resulted in no car! Throughout our company’s existence we have encountered families with many questions, so few answers, and uncertainty as to where to go to receive the answers. This is why we developed:

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It is OUR HONOR to provide YOU with reliable, compassionate and personalized home care. Personal Care and Hygiene • Activities of Daily Living Please give us a call at 502-254-0850.

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It’s Heck Getting Old!

By Yelena Sapin

Solutions for when our bodies don’t work the way they used to

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Lack of Human Touch Studies show that a strong social network helps us live longer and stay healthier. A big part of the equation is human touch. Whether it’s a hug, an arm around the shoulder, or a brief pat on the hand, physical connection reduces feelings of stress and isolation and even boosts the immune system. When friends and family aren’t close by, however, getting enough touch can be difficult. Here are a couple of fun and safe ideas that not only help meet this basic human need but are also good for your body.

SOLUTION: Try a Dance Class Dancing is both a fun social activity and a great form of exercise. Latin, ballroom, swing, and salsa are all partner dances that involve touch. “Sometimes it’s a one-hand connection or hold, sometimes it’s two-hand, and sometimes it’s a dance frame with one arm around the other person,” says Ann Marie Werner, manager of Bravo Dance Studio. Bravo offers group dance classes for all levels including beginners. Students can come in as couples or as individuals, and partners always rotate so everyone gets to dance. More experienced dancers who prefer less structure can also attend dance parties and mixers at the studio. Where to go: Bravo Dance Studio, 2138 Old Shepherdsville Road, and several other places in Louisville. Price: Bravo adult group classes are $7, first one is free. Monthly passes and private lessons are also available.

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SOLUTION: Get a Massage Professional massage is helpful for both body and mind. It can ease pain and discomfort from arthritis, joint pain, and everyday aches and pains while relieving stress and releasing feel-good hormones that promote a sense of relaxation and well-being. There are different types of massage depending on your needs. “Swedish massage, which is lighter touch, might be a good place to start, and the therapist will check in after a few minutes to make sure it’s not too much or too little pressure,” says Andrew Pryor, owner of Elements Massage in Middletown. And if you’re not sure what to wear, the answer is whatever makes you comfortable. Where to go: Elements Massage has multiple locations. Price: starting at $74 for a 70-minute session.



By Bobbe Ann Crouch

FITNESS

If You Hate Exercise... Photo by Kyle Shepherd The Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club walks the Louisville Zoo in the mornings before the zoo opens to the public.

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ood news! Walking may be one of the best forms of physical exercise for seniors, especially for those who hate to work out. Walking is easy to get started, it has a low risk for injury, it can be done at any intensity, and the bonus — it’s social. According to Dr. Howard LeWine of Harvard Health, “If you want to stay healthy and mobile well into old age, start walking today — even if you’ve already edged into ‘old age.’” Walking improves cardiovascular health, lowers risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Louisville is home to many great walking groups such as The Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club, who walks at the Louisville Zoo March through October each year. If you are someone who needs to be distracted into not thinking about exercise and you love animals, this is the group for you. (It’s free, too.) The Zoo Walkers’ loop at the Louisville Zoo is a paved surface through the animal exhibits. The course combines flat areas and hills with the sights and sounds of the zoo for a nontraditional and challenging twist on exercise. Individual walker members can enter the zoo and sign in between 8-9:15am but must exit by 9:30am. Directional signs keep

walkers on track and provide special health tips along the way. “During the walking months, most walks are self-led,” says Hannah Hernandez with Adult Prevention & Wellness at Norton Healthcare. “We have a lot of stroller walkers — moms or grandparents walking their babies — but we also have a lot of 60+ aged members. We host group walk dates where walkers can chat and walk with Norton Healthcare representatives. We are actively working to expand and improve the club with additional activities in 2020.” Louisville native Phillip Willis says, “There’s nothing like being at the zoo early in the morning for a brisk walk. The backdrop of the animals and their sights and sounds takes me back to childhood visits there. The course isn’t flat either, so I feel like I am getting a pretty good workout.” Registration for the coming 2020 season is currently open through Norton’s website or by calling its office. Walkers will receive a membership card, an invitation to the Get Healthy Walking Club Expo on July 11, opportunities to participate in other events, and eligibility for prizes and giveaways. According to Hannah, the day of the Expo, “walkers are invited to stay all day at the zoo. During the event we host free health screenings, group walks, exercise demonstrations, and a kids zone.”

IF YOUR BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKIN’ LOUISVILLE ZOO GET HEALTHY WALKING CLUB When: March 1 through October 3 Location: The Louisville Zoo Cost: Free to join with other opportunities to participate in Get Healthy Events Contact: nortonhealthcare.com/ walkingclub or 502.899.6842

DERBY CITY WALKERS When: first and third Saturdays of each month Location: 3000 Freys Hill Road Cost: Membership fee per year is $5 per individual and $7.50 per couple Contact: Bob or Carol Miller at 502.454.4929

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LOUISVILLE HIKING CLUB When: various times Location: Various locations. Guided hikes range from 1-2 miles for short hikes and 4-5 miles and more for the longer hikes. Cost: Membership fees are $20 per person or $30 per family. Contact: louisvillehiking.org

BECOME A MALL WALKER The Mall St. Matthews 7:30am M-Sat and 10am Sunday Oxmoor Center 7:30am M-Sat and 10am Sunday Jefferson Mall 9am M-Sat and 11am Sunday


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A HANDYMAN

By Lucy M. Pritchett

Follow these tips to find the help you need to paint a room or fix that broken light.

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y father was many things, but handy around the house he was not. Oh sure, he could pound a nail into the wall to hang a picture or use a screwdriver to tighten a doorknob, but beyond that I don’t remember seeing him do many chores involving tools. But, give him a trowel and let him outside to tend his tomatoes and he was a happy man. Because Dad handled rental properties, he had a list of independent contractors and plumbing, painting, and electrical companies he used to maintain those properties. He used them for our own house repairs as well. So if there’s one thing he taught me it was that you can always hire somebody to do the jobs that you don’t want to or cannot do. I have come to rely on that knowledge. I have owned my own home for 15 years and about 10 years ago totally remodeled the interior — knocking out walls, updating the bathroom, and pretty much changing every single surface in the house. I was lucky while doing that project — which went on for several months — in that I had a friend who owned a masonry company and served as my contractor. He had a crew of workers who did the demolition work and he hooked me up with a painter, an electrician, and a drywall person. I had wood floors installed and he had a source for that job as well. My brother inherited from our mother the Fearless Gene. He will try anything once. He has also been a source of help. Although he doesn’t live in Louisville, when he comes to visit I usually have a list of little chores for him to do, and he doesn’t mind helping PAGE 20 >>

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me out at all. He hung ceiling fans for me, repaired a broken chair, and has completed other minor tasks around the house, and I’m grateful for that. He doesn’t even charge me. Ah, such is brotherly love.

Where to Find Help

1. Ask Around In addition to family and friends I have found my neighbors to be a terrific resource for hiring help. The first time I had my kitchen painted I used the company the neighbor was using at the time. She liked their work, and I felt comfortable letting the crew into my home. Word of mouth is perhaps the best way to find contractors or people for your home repair projects. Asking someone in your yoga class or an art class can be very helpful. If you have just purchased a home or condo, your real estate agent might have suggestions.

2. Professional Service One friend of mine has used a professional handyman service, and she says the best way to do that is to save up and have a few chores for the worker to do at one time. But first, ask if the company charges by the hour or by the job. If you have curtain rods to be installed and a door to be unstuck and a shelf to be hung, have those completed all at once.

3. Hardware Store Referrals Another way to find competent workers is through a neighborhood hardware store or home improvement store. There are usually business cards or some other contact information that can be found.

4. Better Business Bureau For big jobs, check with the Better Business Bureau if you are considering hiring a company — plumbing, HVAC, electrical, or the like. Better stick with licensed companies who most likely (check if it is) are insured and offer some sort of warranty on the work. Ask for references. You might be wise to get a couple of estimates for large jobs of this sort. If you live alone and are hesitant to have a stranger come into your home, by all means call on a neighbor, friend, or family member to be with you while work is being done. Don’t leave any valuables or money lying around, and although there is no need to hover over the workers, at least stay aware of what they are doing and where they are in your home.

5. Outside Needs Outside home maintenance jobs need attending to as well. If you’re like me and have a yard and garden but no interest in doing anything more than gazing at it, you will need to find someone to mow and weed. I am lucky enough to have a neighbor who cuts my modest back yard for me. As far as weeding and keeping my small flower garden under control, I found a young woman who I hired based on the recommendation of the woman who used to handle that chore for me. I have a neighbor who runs a landscaping company but also does odd jobs, and he keeps my gutters cleaned out and free flowing. He has also done a few heavy duty landscaping jobs for me.

6. Do It Yourself with YouTube

If worse comes to worse and you find you have a small repair that needs to be done you can always access YouTube. I had to replace the flushing mechanism of my toilet and turned to YouTube for help. Success! As you might imagine, I was very pleased with myself after making that minor repair. But for anything more complicated than that, I will continue to rely on the professionals.

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By Yelena Sapin Photos by Patti Hartog

WHAT HER DAY LOOKS LIKE

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Before the end of the first month, at the urging of people from the community, Diane agreed to run for a seat on the JCPS school board. She initially planned to serve just one term on the board, but is now on her third. “Education and equity and opportunity for students and families has always been very important to me, and I’m very proud of the district I represent,” she says. Diane is also a board member of Fund for the Arts, Leadership Louisville, and the Louisville Urban League, and is involved in several other community organizations. While she might be even busier now than before she retired, Diane is doing exactly what she loves.

“A MORNING WITHOUT COFFEE IS NOT A MORNING.” — DIANE PORTER

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In My Life Diane Porter

On the school wall hangs a conceptual drawing and a written description of the glass art piece located at Lincoln Performing Arts School.

One of Diane’s favorite meals is the Baja Warm Grain Bowl with Chicken from Panera Bread.

Morning Routine: Diane usually gets up between 7-8am to tend to her 14-year-old Yorkie, Duchess. Diane’s breakfast may vary, but coffee is a must. “A morning without coffee is not a morning,” she says. No two days are alike: She might be in back-to-back meetings, visiting schools, attending community events, or enjoying a meal out with a friend. If she has free time, Diane might find a place to sit still for a while and take in the quiet, catch up on her reading, or go for a walk through her favorite store. “I love walking up and down Target, but that seems to get me in trouble because there’s always something I want to buy. Reading is more affordable, to be honest.” Trying to eat healthy: Diane’s unpredictable schedule makes it difficult to use up fresh produce before it goes bad. When she’s eating at home, she finds it easier and more economical to pick up something from one of the local places that offers healthier options. “Panera is one of my best friends.” Burning the midnight oil: Diane spends many evenings catching up on work. Often she loses track of time and stays up much later than intended, as people point out when they see the time stamp on her emails. “I admire people who have a set time to stop working, but I’m just not one of those people right now. I don’t really feel retired, I just feel like I’m pursuing a life.”

The Arts Wing lobby at the Lincoln Performing Arts School.

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By Megan M. Seckman

TECH TALK

Protecting Your Computer

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omputer viruses and their pesky removal can be a real pain. One risky click could cause your computer to slow down, perform in a bizarre manner, or wipe out all your stored files. Fortunately, most computers are equipped with antivirus software that prevents this nightmare, and consequently, traditional computer viruses are at a current low. However, other forms of malware (the blanket term for any malicious software program meant to wreak havoc on your computer) are continuing to plague the average internet consumer. The most common malware scheme in 2019 is phishing — the fraudulent attempt to obtain users’ personal information, such as passwords and account information. A cybercriminal lures its victims by posing as a trustworthy or legitimate entity — your bank, credit card company, a social media friend, or company you do regular business with —that needs immediate response or urgent action. Typically, a phishing email or text will tell a compelling story that persuades you to click on a link and provide your personal information. This scam can be elaborate and difficult to detect. For instance, you may receive an official-looking email from your credit card company that tells you its system has been hacked and you need to update your account information to avoid having your account frozen. Even the most cautious users can fall prey to this scheme. Read below for some suggestions from the Federal Trade Commission as to how to prevent this most common form of malware. Update security software k Most computers have built-in security software, but it is important that users continually update to the newest versions. Set software to update automatically in your computer settings. Use multifactor authentication k Some accounts offer this feature to enter a password plus a text authentication code or fingerprint. Backup your data k Use an external hard drive or the cloud to regularly backup your data. Never click unless you’re sure k Never click on the email link of an unknown sender. If you know the sender, whether an acquaintance or business, call them directly for verification. Share your suspicions k Forward suspected phishing spam to spam@uce.gov and report to ftc.gov/complaint.

Most computers have built-in malware prevention and detection programs. IT experts recommend adding a third-party antivirus program, because even the free versions outperform the computer’s builtin version. Here is the critics’ top pick: Bitdefender ($29.99) k This comprehensive antivirus security suite detects and repairs any infected programming. Critics say that it helps to extend battery life and functionality. A free version can be downloaded at https://www. bitdefender.com/solutions/free.html

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Should You Keep

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By Megan S. Willman

remember the day my dad hung up his car keys for the last time. He didn’t share specific details with me, but he knew the time was right. Years later, he still recalled it as one of the most difficult decisions of his life. The loss of independence and control stuck with him as an offense greater than most other indignities he suffered as his Parkinson’s symptoms advanced. Driving not only gets us where we need to go, but it affords us the privilege of arriving under our own power and by our own devices. All of us want to stay behind the wheel for as long as possible, but the key is to do so safely. PAGE 30 >>

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Rita Morrow and Tihisha Rawlins of AARP and Lynda Lambert of AAA offer some tips and strategies that keep us more comfortable with driving as we age. What can you do to be safer on the road and more comfortable with driving? The main components to consider for safe driving include vision, reaction time, and mobility. Each of these can be improved with regular maintenance and attention. Here are a few suggestions from Lynda and Rita: • Get regular eye exams. “The amount of light needed to drive doubles every 13 years,” Lynda says. AAA recommends eye exams every two years for those aged 60 and younger and every year for those 61 and over. • Work on your neck mobility. To drive safely, you must be able to look in all directions. Stay flexible by turning your head from side to side periodically through the day. • Stay alert. “If you look away for

even two seconds, you double your chances of an accident,” Lynda says. Keep track of what’s happening in front of, behind, and on both sides of your vehicle. Take note of what’s happening 20-30 seconds down the road. • Give yourself more time to react. The time we need to process information can be a bit longer as we age. A general rule for all drivers is to maintain a 3-second following distance from the car ahead of you. • Ease your worries. If you are uncomfortable on highways or bridges, plot your route ahead of time and make adjustments. If left turns make you nervous (they do increase the chances for an accident), make three right turns to avoid that left. In other words, go around the block. • Stay mentally and physically fit. “Don’t sit down and give up,” Lynda says. AAA advises physical exercise for 20 minutes daily/five days a week. Do something you enjoy like gardening, golf, or tennis. Keep your mind active with crossword puzzles or learning something new. PAGE 32 >>

PROGRAMS TO HELP CarFit Program CarFit is a collaboration among AAA, AARP, and AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association), where drivers work with trained advisors to assess essentials such as being able to reach for the seatbelt, adjusting mirrors, and maintaining a proper distance of 10 inches away from the steering wheel. “Drivers may be hesitant to attend one of these sessions because they believe the goal is to label them as unfit drivers. The opposite is true. CarFit focuses on helping drivers to stay on the road by making sure their vehicle truly fits their current needs,” Lynda says. Call your local AAA or AARP branch to find locations for an upcoming CarFit event. AARP Driver Safety Program AARP’s Driver Safety program operates with either an in-person or online class option. No portion of the class takes place in a car; the focus is primarily on reminders about driving safely and on recent changes that may have taken place in the law or on local roads. Anyone over the age of 55 can take the class, and some insurance companies offer discounts to those drivers who have completed it. (Check with your insurance agent to find out if a discount is available for you.) “People may or may not learn something new from the class, but 97 percent of them say they come away with at least one thing they will change to improve their driving,” Rita says. RoadwiseRX.com This website was developed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and is a great resource for anyone who takes prescription or over-the-counter medicine or nutritional supplements. Simply enter the name of the product and you will see information about side effects that might impact your driving ability.

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“If you look away for even two seconds, you double your chances of an accident.” ARE THERE ANY TOOLS TO MAKE THINGS EASIER? Newer cars have helpful technology that benefits drivers of all ages. If a driver veers out of the lane or doesn’t keep hands on the steering wheel, the wheel vibrates. When using cruise control, the car can automatically slow when approaching another car. (Just don’t use cruise in the rain; your car may skid.) Side mirrors can signal when it’s not safe to change lanes. Other inexpensive items that can be purchased and easily added to the car include visor extenders that protect from sun and glare; side mirrors that help address blind spot concerns; seat belt extenders that improve mobility; and steering wheel covers that protect from extreme temperatures. Additional adaptive devices can be purchased and installed by professionals. Those include pedal extenders, seat lifts, and support cushions to name a few. It is best to talk these options through with AARP or AAA advisors, or even your favorite mechanic or car dealership.

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• Know your medication’s side effects. Prescriptions and supplements can affect you in unexpected ways. Read the fine print and talk with your doctor. If you feel sleepy or disoriented, don’t drive. Check out the Roadwise RX program below. • Avoid distractions. Stay off your phone and eliminate the radio if it proves troublesome. Be mindful of children darting in front of traffic to chase a ball or people crossing the street. Even those beautiful grandchildren in the backseat can cause us to take our eyes from the road if we’re not careful. How do you know when it’s time to hang up your keys? Even with these options and strategies, there will come a time when driving is no longer the best idea. “Chronological age is not a predictor,” Lynda says. “What counts is performance, as well as physical and mental fitness.” It may be obvious when the time comes,

but Lynda and Rita offer a few signs of diminished capacity that may indicate it’s time to turn in the keys. Ask yourself the following questions: • Have I had a series of minor crashes? • Are there dings and dents on my vehicle that I can’t explain? • Do I get lost more often or fail to recognize once-familiar roads? • Am I unable to read or understand road signs? • Are other drivers honking at me frequently? • Have family and friends, or even police officers, talked to me about my driving? Even when the day arrives, take heart. The inability to drive no longer means staying home or being dependent on a family member. “I used to tell my daughter that she could hire me a driver to be at my disposal,” Rita says. “But now, I know I will just call Uber or buy a self-driving car. It’s not going to slow me down.”


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Book Club

Stories & Photos by Patti Hartog

Featuring: Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan The Willow Community Book Group was started in January 2019. It is open to all residents of 1400 Willow Condominiums and meets monthly. Members include both men and women, with monthly attendance averaging 10 to 15 people. Books are selected a few months in advance and are chosen by consensus, with a policy of alternating between fiction and nonfiction. The group recently discussed Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan. Member Linda Bessler shared insights from the conversation.

Excerpt from Beneath a Scarlet Sky:

“To be young and in love. Isn’t it remarkable that something like that can happen in the middle of a war? It says something about the inherent goodness of life, despite all the evil we’ve seen.” What have you learned from this book?

Willow Community Book Group WHEN: Meets monthly WHERE: 1400 Willow Condominiums common area If you would like to join one of these book clubs, send an email to BookClub@TodaysMediaNow.com for details!

Beneath a Scarlet Sky is set in Milan, Italy, during World War II. We learned a lot about the atmosphere in Italy during the war. We were surprised by the ongoing civil war in the midst of the occupation by the Nazis. The novel showed us that both sides of the war were capable of unspeakable cruelties. It is based on the true story of Pino Lella, a teenager who became a spy for the Allies while being a driver for Gen. Hans Leyers, a high ranking Nazi. Pino witnesses atrocities such as slavery and concentration camps but maintains strength and happiness through a growing love for his beautiful girlfriend, Anna. If you could hang out with one character from the book, who would it be?

We were impressed with Father Re, a Catholic priest who managed a remote retreat where boys were sent to be safe. He organized efforts to help the Jews escape to Switzerland and risked his own life, since Nazis executed clerics in front

of their parishioners when they were caught helping Jews. Why did you choose this book? Are you glad you did?

This was one of the first books we read. We thought it was good to begin with historical fiction, to appeal to both fiction and nonfiction members. Since it is fiction but based on a true story, it was difficult to know which events actually happened. Some felt parts of the story were too unbelievable to be true. What other titles would you recommend to people who enjoyed this book?

The novel All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. What is the best book the group read?

It is difficult to choose a favorite book, but one member loved All Over But The Shoutin’ by Rick Bragg. It is a beautiful memoir by the Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, written as a loving tribute to his mother.

Catching Up: Here’s what other area clubs are reading next. Novel Women Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Bookies A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Louisville Divas Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng



By Lucy M. Pritchett Illustration Dan Kisner

WHAT I KNOW NOW

John Hale John Hale is an archaeologist — Louisville’s own Indiana Jones. He is director of liberal studies at the University of Louisville. He teaches Archaeology of Sacred Sites and an honors travel seminar. He investigated the geological origins of the Greek Oracle of Delphi and proved the ancient eyewitness accounts were true. What was exciting about your discovery about the Oracle of Delphi?

That there is a geological fault running under the site that results in cracks and fissures allowing ethylene gas, which smells very sweet and is a powerful intoxicant and hallucinogen, to rise through the temple floor. The women of the village who served as the oracles inhaled the vapors, putting them in a trance that enabled them to make prophecies and offer counsel. There was an historical conviction that the vapors at the Oracle at Delphi was a myth, but it is now found to be true and backed up by science. We must take ancient accounts and testimony to heart and have more trust in those eyewitness descriptions. What prompted your interest in archaeology?

Can’t get the knack of?

Ball sports. Rowing, though, is the perfect sport for me because I want to perfect one motion 200 times, I like being yelled at by the coxswain, and getting all sweaty. I rowed for Yale and Cambridge and helped get the Louisville Rowing Club started.

John Hale

Why study archaeology?

Archaeologists are specialists in physical evidence just like NCIS or CSI forensic investigators. While those investigators solve the crime, we reconstruct the human past through physical artifacts. What’s the best advice you’ve acted on?

One of my Yale professors suggested that I might consider going overseas for Ph.D. work. That opened up new horizons for me that I would not have had in America. It helped get me launched.

I never wanted to be anything else. I was 3 years old and A skill everyone sat on the knee of my greatshould develop? grandfather. He put in my Listening, really listening. hand a gray granite stone Not just to people talking axe he had dug up from the but listening to the sounds of garden of the house that he was the world around you. The living in then and that I live in sounds of nature, ambient now. He told me the story of sounds, and music. It wakes finding the axe, and so I came you up to elements of the to know that things come out environment that sight of the ground. My parents doesn’t bring. We are a very encouraged that interest, and visually oriented society. I ended up going to Yale and majoring in archaeology. Yale What does the average was one of the few schools American not understand at the time that had a major about archaeology? in archaeology. I took my We archaeologists are lucky. doctorate at Cambridge, where We have Indiana Jones. His I studied Viking long ships and image is of a cool guy, and wrote my thesis on them. 36 Winter 2019-2020 / TodaysTransitionsNow.com

that’s great that there is that icon out there. But unlike Indiana Jones, archaeologists don’t work alone. They work as a team with specialists from different areas or disciplines. What local historic sites have you explored?

I worked on the Riverport Industrial Park development site, which was originally farmland. We divided the area into segments and

found objects going back thousands of years and one single artifact from 10,000 years ago. At the site, there is another now-fenced-in area that was an ancient burial ground we preserved. Every place on the planet has a deeper identity. I feel it’s a big responsibility to those who have inherited the land to be respectful to those before us, to be mindful of the past and what people did here.


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He’s Making Every Breath Count By Megan S. Willman Photo by Melissa Donald

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ave you heard of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)? Though it’s still unknown to many, one local man is committed to raising awareness of the disease in Louisville and beyond. When he was diagnosed with IPF in 2014, Pastor Mike Olsen was shocked. He’d never smoked; how could he be dying of a rare lung disease? The doctor told him he had two years to live. Even as his symptoms advanced, Mike defied the odds by living three years beyond what the doctor foretold. In 2019, at the five-year mark, Mike received a double lung transplant. The surgery that saved his life almost killed him; in fact, he died on the operating table. He returned to life and eventually awoke from the coma that followed, only to undergo (to-date) 31 bronchial stenosis surgeries. That’s the medical side of the story, in brief, but it’s only part of Mike’s remarkable story. When he first got the bad news, Mike considered his options. “I could go into a depression or do what I normally do: get outside of myself and help others,” he says. That was the beginning of the grassroots effort called The Mike Olsen Project. Making it his mission to raise awareness about IPF and support others like himself, Mike began to reach out and minister to others. One of those early conversations was with a man in Texas named Ruben. Mike gave him a call, which turned out to be the first of many. In time a friendship developed, and the two shared stories of the ways they were working to raise IPF awareness in their respective communities. One day, Ruben told Mike that he’d saved his life. The night of their first call, Ruben had decided he would take his own life. It — Pastor Mike Olsen was Mike’s words of support and encouragement that gave him the courage to hang on and battle his IPF. Mike, with oxygen tank in tow, began to connect with a lot of people. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was Pastor Mike’s first stop, but he also met with various congressmen, Sen. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell, and even President Trump. “I wanted these folks who make healthcare laws to hear from a ‘real’ person,” Mike says. Dennis Quaid, who knew of IPF because fellow actor Marlon Brando had it, invited Pastor Mike to a bar in Lexington where his band was playing. Together, they

“I wanted these folks who make healthcare laws to hear from a ‘real’ person.”

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Pastor Mike poses with a mural of himself created by artist Victor Sweatt as part of the Alley Gallery program in downtown Louisville, where the alley and back-of-the-building metal doors are repurposed into an outdoor gallery featuring the work of local artists.

sang Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On and then Mike spoke to the crowd about IPF. He takes every speaking engagement he can and is working with University of Louisville programs such as the Center for Healthy Soil, Water, and Air, and the Green Heart Project, a unique experiment testing whether more green space will improve air quality and health. “If I get a nudge to do something, I just do it. People say I have hutzpah,” Mike says. What’s next? Mike is working on obtaining 501c3 status to establish The Mike Olsen Foundation. In the meantime, learn more by visiting vimeo.com and entering “Mike Olsen Project.” He lives his personal life philosophy every day: “Make every breath count. Enjoy life to its fullest.”


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Seeking Answers There is help for Alzheimer’s Disease By Carrie Vittitoe

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f there is a bogeyman of aging, it might be Alzheimer’s disease because it is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that causes patients to lose both short-term and, eventually, long-term memories. A common misperception is that Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the same. Dementia is an umbrella term under which a number of memory loss conditions sit, including Alzheimer’s disease. According to Courtney Martin, director of memory care and life enrichment at Masonic Homes Kentucky, 60 percent of dementia cases are Alzheimer’s disease. SYMPTOMS

While symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease can vary from person-to-person, Martin says patients may begin to have problems with word retrieval, judgment and decision-making, and spatial awareness. As the disease progresses, patients may experience a loss of details in older memories, the development of anxiety or depression, and an inability to retain new memories. DON’T WAIT TO GET HELP

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“but doctors can only work with the information they are given. They need comprehensive information.” Memory loss doesn’t automatically mean a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Martin says there are many possible causes of memory issues including vitamin deficiency, hormone levels, sleep apnea, medication side effects, and even infections. For example, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are notorious for causing memory loss and confusion in older people. TREATMENTS

Martin says there are five popular medications right now for the management of Alzheimer’s disease: Razadyne, Aricept, Exelon, Namenda, and Namzaric. Some of these are for early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease, while others are for later stages of the illness. There are also non-pharmacological treatments, such as validation therapy, physical exercise, and sensory stimulation, and Martin says it is best when both forms of treatment are used together. Validation therapy is a form of communication in which caregivers do not try to bring the Alzheimer’s patient to reality. Caregivers accept the reality that the patient is experiencing. Sensory stimulation offers patients a range of auditory, visual, gustatory, and olfactory experiences to help them reconnect

with the world and cope. For example, if an Alzheimer’s patient touches sand or shells, this may reconnect him/her with positive feelings associated with past beach or vacation memories. Auditory experiences are generally a big part of therapy for Alzheimer’s patients because “music is the last memory to go,” Martin says. When Alzheimer’s patients hear music from their childhood or early adult years, it can help them make connections to memories that have been difficult to find. HELP FOR CAREGIVERS

Alzheimer’s disease is a terrifying illness because it means a lack of control over the brain, which causes tremendous stress to patients. Unfortunately, Martin says patients’ families can often make the stress worse for their loved ones by asking “Do you remember this person?” or “Do you know who I am?” While it is understandable that families want their loved ones to remember, being questioned and unable to recall faces and names is profoundly upsetting to Alzheimer’s disease patients. Martin encourages families to have “more experiences, and fewer conversations” with their loved ones who have Alzheimer’s disease. This can mean taking a walk, working a puzzle together, listening to music, or eating dessert together.


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Lunch Plus One is a simple outing to do with a friend or two or outof-town guests. For winter, Lunch Plus One combines a celebration of baseball and a choice of three ‘bases’ to enjoy a satisfying lunch.

Lunch Plus One By Lucy M. Pritchett

Photos courtesy of Louisville Slugger Museum

THE PLUS ONE:

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

W Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory 800 W. Main St. 877.775.8443 sluggermuseum.com Check the website for the most current exhibit Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm | Sunday 11am-5pm Adults $16 | Seniors (60+) $15 | Kids (6-12) $9

hat better way to while away the days until baseball spring training begins than to visit the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory at 8th and Main? You can’t miss the huge, 120-foot baseball bat out front marking the entrance to this bit of fascinating local history. Take the factory tour and see bats emerge from planks of northern white ash or maple. Touch the Great Wall, which features the signatures of famous Louisville Slugger swingers such as Cal Ripken, Tony Gwynn, and Sparky Anderson. Batter Up and take a swing in the indoor batting cage. Perhaps best of all is a chance to hold a bat used by the greatest hitters (I swooned when I picked up a bat swung by Mickey Mantle). Finish your visit with a browse through the museum store. If you need another baseball cap or T-shirt featuring your favorite team’s logo, this is the place to find it. Play Ball! PAGE 44 >>

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Meat sliders with pommes frites at Mussel & Burger Bar.

Lunch Choices Abound:

First Base Proof on Main 702 W. Main St. 502.217.6360

Second Base

Mussel & Burger Bar 117 S. 7th St. 502.749.6451

Third Base

Bristol Bar & Grille 614 W. Main St. 502.582.1995

F Seafood slider and chips at Mussel & Burger Bar.

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or a meal a little bit classier than your basic baseball stadium fare, try the art-filled Proof on Main in the 21c Museum Hotel. To accompany your lunch, quench your thirst with a Lavender Lemonade or Proof Ginger Ale, both made with house syrups. For a tasty burger, what better place than Mussel & Burger, where you can choose appropriately named ‘sliders’ to round out your baseball experience? The Bristol Bar & Grille is a long-time Louisville institution. Here, in honor of baseball great Ty Cobb, try the Bristol’s Cobb salad. You won’t strike out at any of these restaurants. All are a short walk from the famous Big Bat.


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Looking to Smooth the Wrinkles? Four aesthetic treatments that will make you love your face again. By Tonilyn Hornung

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irror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” In this day and age everyone has the opportunity to be the fairest one on their block. There’s no need to mix together that perfect magic potion when there are proven facial treatments and aesthetic surgeries that help people look as young as they feel. It’s only a matter

of taking the right steps to anti-aging success, and three Louisville doctors offer their expertise. “The consultation is very important,” says Dr. Martin Fox, a practicing plastic surgeon for over 20 years. Every patient is distinct, and in this part of the process a doctor will suggest the best treatment options based on the signs of aging they’re seeing. The doctor will also go over a complete medical history with their patient. “My patients have two consultations before any surgery. We always screen for medical problems, and it’s all about safety first,” Dr. Fox says.

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After a solid plan is established, an individual is ready for the procedure that will fulfill her needs and fit in best with her lifestyle. Dr. Chet Mays, a plastic surgeon with CaloAesthetics Plastic Surgery Center, says, “We’re feeling good and living longer, and everything we do here is to complement a person’s lifestyle. I find joy in helping patients look as young as they feel.” PAGE 48>>


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1. GET LIFTED For some, looking as young as they feel means a full facelift. “Surgery is the treatment for loss of elasticity, and that’s when we do our facelifts. The surgery takes approximately three and a half hours, and we’re turning that clock back 10-15 years,” Dr. Chet Mays says. A facelift will vary from person to person Dr. Fox points out, “Plastic surgeons have learned how to customize facelifts. It’s not one size fits all.” The typical downtime is about six weeks with no heavy lifting for three to four weeks. There will be some bruising and swelling initially. The out-of-pocket cost (which includes surgeon, facility, anesthesia fees, etc.) ranges from $12,000-$15,000. 2. OPEN YOUR EYES There are, of course, some men and women who seek out smaller procedures like an upper eyelid tuck. This is for individuals who feel their eyes look “droopy” or “sleepy.” The full procedure generally takes 30 to 45 minutes to complete, and Dr. Fox remarks, “The eye-lid surgery is very common, and in some cases it’s covered by insurance because of a visual field defect.” Dr. Rana Mays explains, “The eyelid procedure is when we remove the excess skin on the eyelid, because as we age that skin loosens and becomes more lax. It’s done under local numbing in the office, so a patient doesn’t have to undergo anesthesia.” There will be stitches that come out in five to seven days, and a person should

expect a little bruising. The cost runs from $3,000-$5,000. Once complete, the eyelids are lifted, giving an individual a more refreshed and “awake” look. 3. SAVE YOUR NECK In that first doctor consult, a neck lift might be discussed. “There are people who just have isolated excess neck skin, and we deal with that in a targeted way,” Dr. Fox says. This type of surgery “is for a patient who has a little extra skin that they don’t like and we’re going in and tightening,” says Dr. Chet Mays. The price range is $8,000-$11,000, and the recovery time is six weeks. There are stitches behind the ear for one week. 4. GET RID OF SCARS When you’re looking for the right aesthetic procedure, Dr. Rana Mays says, “It’s a balance of what you want to gain for your self confidence and looking your best.” This is why removing facial scars can be a big confidence booster. Dr. Fox says, “Plastic

“It’s a balance of what you want to gain for your self confidence and looking your best.” - Dr. Rana Mays surgeons use our knowledge of healing to convert visible scars into less visible scars. That may involve a variety of techniques including lasers, traditional surgery, or an array of non-invasive devices.”

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“We’re really more in tune with what we look like,” Dr. Chet Mays says. In the end, there’s no magic mirror that can say when a person is ready to alter the signs of aging they see. Dr. Rana Mays says, “There’s no right or perfect time. It’s all about when a person starts being bothered by something.” If seeking a physician to assist in a cosmetic desire becomes a goal, Dr. Fox says, “It’s not a frivolous thing. If somebody feels better and it raises their self-esteem and they become more confident… they have a higher quality of life.”

CHOOSE YOUR DOCTOR WISELY

Once an individual becomes interested in exploring anti-aging procedures, finding an appropriate doctor is a key step. Dr. Rana Mays of Mays Dermatology says, “Please do your research about your practitioner and make sure they’re a board-certified physician.” Gathering recommendations from friends and doing some online investigation are ways to gain referrals needed to schedule an initial consult with a plastic surgeon or dermatologist.


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By Lucy M. Pritchett Photos by Marge Royston

Masterful

CREATORS

Let us introduce you to the rhythmic and meditative skill of fine woodworking. Ted Harlan has been using hand tools to fashion pieces for almost 30 years. His student Louie Prestigiacomo, is new to the craft and enjoys creating useful items by hand.

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he scent of cut wood and sawdust let me know immediately that I am in a woodworking studio. It’s 97 degrees outside, but this subterranean world of planks and shavings is a few degrees cooler. I visited with Ted Harlan at his shop/classroom/studio located “I CAME TO in the lower level of the old Ohio Valley Bag & Burlap WOODWORKING Co. building on South THROUGH AN Preston Street. This is INTEREST IN where Ted teaches personal enrichment classes in MAKING MUSICAL woodworking and luthiery INSTRUMENTS.” (guitar making). For almost 30 years, Ted ran his design and fine furniture woodworking company from his studio in the old Louisville Antique Mall on Goss Avenue. When that closed, he moved to this new location. He graduated with a degree in industrial arts from Berea College and his studies included woodworking, metal working, power mechanics, and electronics. “I came to woodworking through an interest in making musical instruments,” he says. “I grew up watching and listening to musicians playing guitars and mandolins at the Storefront Congregation and Rudyard Kipling — music venues and nightclubs that my parents owned.” Ted Harlan His is a world of hand planes, chisels, carving knives, rules and squares, enjoy the students and my interactions clamps, and sharpening stones. with them.” “I developed a series of fine The introductory woodworking class woodworking classes beginning with is a weekly three-hour session that runs the basics, and then each class builds for eight weeks. Next there is a dovetail upon the skill set of the previous ones. class that meets three hours a week for The projects are predetermined and a 10 weeks. The weekly three-hour guitarstudent can take one class and enjoy making class runs 60 weeks. The classes it and have a successful project at the are small — usually five to 10 students end. Or they can continue on with — allowing for personalized instruction more classes and build upon the skills and guidance. learned.” Contrary to what one might think, Eventually, Ted started his guitar Ted says, there is nothing loud about building classes. “I was designing and the classes. They are all very quiet making furniture and my woodworking and contemplative. Once the wood is classes were running smoothly, and cut for the project using a power saw, I found I had time to develop those the hand work that follows is gentle classes as well. It gave me a good excuse and rhythmic. “There is a fear that to develop my own guitar building skills there is some sort of mystique about so that I could teach them to others. I fine woodworking, but it only takes a 52 Winter 2019-2020 / TodaysTransitionsNow.com

little know-how and a little practice to complete the project. There is definitely a sense of satisfaction upon completion,” he says. Ted has been involved in shows and exhibits at the Smithsonian Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of American Arts, and galleries in France, Germany, and Great Britain. “For years I did fine furniture design and commission work, but I am not seeking that now. I'm just interested in teaching the classes and passing along what I know. “For me, the appeal of woodworking is about making something by hand. The end result is fleeting in that the student takes his or her project home or a client whose commission I created takes that piece. So it can’t be about the end result. It is the process that I enjoy.” PAGE 54 >>


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ouie Prestigiacomo is no stranger to power tools and sawdust, but his connection to those came through remodeling projects and carpentry, not the fine woodworking skills that he has learned from taking “I END WITH classes from Ted Harlan. SOMETHING I CAN “I own a Shopsmith tool, which doubles as a KEEP THAT I MADE lathe, table saw, sander, WITH MY OWN and drill press and used HANDS.” it to work on some of my own projects. In the back of my mind I thought I wanted to learn how to build furniture. I was introduced to Ted Harlan and his woodworking classes by my cousin. “I signed up for the basic class. It was intense, and I learned about the grain and how when you cut a piece of wood you have to be aware of how the wood is going to change. The first project started with a chunk of wood that was maybe 20x4x12 inches. We cut it into slices, which then became the top and the legs of an occasional table.” The artistic part Louie says comes with creating patterns by the way you lay out the pieces and position the grain. Louie, who retired from a career in information technology from AT&T, says it helped that before taking the class he was familiar with some of the tools Louie Prestigiacomo and terms. Louie volunteers with Habitat for “I learned a lot from Ted about the Humanity and is working on his 12th hand tools you use and how to sharpen house for the organization. “I had a them. In that first class I made a table mentor at Habitat who was really good out of cherry wood. In the second and taught me a lot. I take my own class, which covers dovetailing, I made tools to use on the Habitat houses. I a jewelry box. There were five or six always had a workshop. Now it's in the students in each class. The classes are a basement so I get to have some place lot of fun. Everyone is focused on their for my tools and to work on personal project. There are men and women of projects. I don't have the tools to do all ages. The occasional table is in our the fine woodworking, but Ted supplies meditation room, and my wife uses the those in his classes.” wooden box to store her essential oils.” Louie says fine woodworking takes For each finished product, the first a lot of patience. “I have patience but thing to do is pick the type of wood — still need to fine-tune my hand-eye cherry, poplar, or mahogany. “Each has coordination and my fine motor skills. different characteristics. I just kind of For instance, when planing wood, you went with my gut,” Louie says. “I like the can go too deep. If you cut too far into way cherry wood looks so for the first the wood you can't put those bits back.” project that’s what I chose.” Louie’s cousin Amanda Wilder works 54 Winter 2019-2020 / TodaysTransitionsNow.com

with Ted and has her own woodworking company and also offers classes. She works with a lathe literally ‘turning’ a piece of wood into a decorative or utilitarian piece. Louie says he has learned from her as well. “The first thing I created in Amanda’s class was a wood mallet. The head and the handle were fashioned out of one piece of wood. I've also made six or seven decorative bowls. This was the first time I had used a lathe. “I would definitely take any of the classes again,” Louie says. “I can only learn more. Plus, I end with something I can keep that I made with my own hands. Working with the wood and hand tools is a meditation of sorts — concentrating on one particular thing for a while. It forces me to focus.”


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Caregiver Circle

By Tiffany White

Practical solutions for making caregiving easier.

Caregiver Tip

If your loved one has dementia and isn’t eating regularly, Sheila Carter, president of Heartsong Memory Care, suggests trying this simple solution: “Buy high protein shakes (nutritional supplements), protein snack bars, small nutritional snacks such as cheese cubes, nuts, and sandwiches.” Sheila suggests placing snacks in baggies and writing the date on them to alert you to when the food should be discarded.

Best Advice

“I remember caring for my mother and father along with balancing my own family and full-time job. I learned not to feel guilty and inadequate when things didn’t go quite the way I would’ve liked. Caregiving can be very stressful. You tend to think about what isn’t going well. I encourage you to take heart and know you are giving honor and love to the family member you are caring for. Surround yourself with positive people, take time to participate in personal activities, educate yourself on the best and easiest practices, and be willing to use home care services to supplement your care and give you some respite. A combination of giving personal hands-on care and engaging others to help with care is usually healthiest and most fulfilling both for you and your loved one.” — Kayla Cook, RN, owner of Caring Excellence Personalized Home Care Services

FIVE TIPS for STAYING SAFE AT HOME • Remove all throw rugs.

• Remove electrical cords and clear all walkways in the home. • Use no-slip swim shoes for the shower. • Use bright tape on steps to help with depth perception. • Install a wireless security camera so that the family can observe the environment when a loved one is alone at home. — Kayla Cook, RN, owner of Caring Excellence Personalized Home Care Services 56 Winter 2019-2020 / TodaysTransitionsNow.com

An Easy Way to Make New Friends

Combating loneliness is difficult for seniors whose social circles have become smaller. “Get them involved in an adult day program. This provides them with structure, something meaningful to do to break up their day, physical exercise, socialization, a nutritious meal, and mental stimulation. It’s also beneficial mentally and physically for the caregiver.” — Sheila Carter, president of Heartsong Memory Care

Create a No-Fall Zone

“Use a non-skid mat in the shower with a portable shower chair and a raised toilet seat with arms as needed. Night lights are important to give good visibility when up at night or going to the bathroom. Attach a removable side rail to the bed and consider purchasing a fall alert necklace.” — Kayla Cook, RN, owner of Caring Excellence Personalized Home Care Services


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How to Use These Directories These directories are organized first by this location chart. On the following pages, you’ll find descriptive listings of local facilities in each of the eight categories listed under Contents at right. Larger enhanced listings are listed first and are paid for by the facility. Regular listings follow.

Payment Options: These definitions can help you navigate the payment options in each directory:

CONTENTS Adult Day Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Home Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

Aging-in-Place Communities . . 60

Independent Living. . . . . . . . . . 76

Alzheimer’s Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

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Private – consumer pays out-of-pocket. Private Ins. – could include Medicare supplements or HMOs/health insurance. KIPDA – Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency, which offers subsidies and Medicaid waivers. LTCi – long-term care insurance; helps cover the cost of services for people who have an extended physical illness, extended disability, or cognitive impairment.

VA – Veterans Administration; provides financial assistance to retired veterans needing medical, surgical, and rehabilitative care. Hospice – a facility or service that provides supportive care for terminally ill patients and their families.

Facilities by Location Use this chart and the map at left to quickly view facilities by location. Facilities are organized by zone letters and colors that coordinate with the map.

Christian Care Communities Treyton Oak Towers The Altenheim Eastern Star Home Nazareth Home Twinbrook Assisted Living Nazareth Home – Clifton Sacred Heart Village Apartments I & II ElderServe Adult Day Health Center Sacred Heart Village Apartments III Creekside on Bardstown

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Adult Day Care Directory

Day program for adults who need to be monitored for safety reasons and/or need nursing care, treatments, incontinence care, and other health services. There are medical Adult Day Care facilities which must be licensed. Adult Day Care facilities that are social cannot provide nursing care. Some offer pickup and delivery services within a radius.

ElderServe Adult Day Health Center

Heartsong Memory Care Adult Day Health Center

631 S. 28th St, Louisville, KY 40211 (502) 776-3066 • elderserveinc.org

Type: medical Hours open: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost per day: $60 Transportation available: $10 each way Showers available: yes Therapy offered: Special arrangement Special services: Medically supervised by professional staff. Each day filled with a variety of activities specially designed to meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of elderly who are frail, disabled or experiencing memory loss. Owner: ElderServe, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, Medicaid waiver, VA

9260 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 935-3300 • heartsong-mc.com

Type: medical Hours open: M-F 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Cost per day: $66-$74 Transportation available: yes Showers available: yes Therapy offered: PT, OT, ST by arrangement Special services: Activities to promote cognitive, physical, social, and spiritual well-being. Secure indoor and outdoor space to move about freely. Assessments, medication administration, and health care by licensed nurses. Owner: Heartsong Memory Care LLC Payment Accepted: private, Medicaid Waiver, VA

Active Day of Louisville - Hikes Point 3403 Breckenridge Ln, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 491-3302 • Cost per day: $50-$72

Active Day of Watterson Park 1920 Goldsmith Ln, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 366-5777 • Cost per day: $50-$72

Alternative Adult Day Health Care Center 147 Wilma Ave, Louisville, KY 40229 (502) 955-1750 • Cost per day: $50 (varies)

CountrySide Meadows 640 Jericho Rd, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 225-6810 • Cost per day: $75

Exceptional Teens & Adults P.O. Box 1051, Louisville, KY 40201 (502) 290-1585 • Cost per day: $50-$80

Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries Adult Day 9300 Beulah Church Rd, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 762-9612 • Cost per day: $70

The Gathering Club 4940 Hazelwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40214 (502) 365-2586 • Cost per day: $67

Ideal Care, Inc. Day Party 1702 Gardiner Ln, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 456-0811 • Cost per day: $100 (Adult Day Program), $150-$200 (Residential)

JFK ElderCare 1610 Blackiston View Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 258-0818 • Cost per day: $65-$85

Just Family Adult Day Center 127 Lees Valley Rd, Shepherdsville, KY 40165 (502) 543-1265 • Cost per day: $61.60

Peggy's Place Adult Life Center 1730 Audubon Dr, Ste 100, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 590-2857 • Cost per day: $75

Providence 4915 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-5350 • Cost per day: $53-$134

RiverSide Meadows 308 E. Chestnut St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 913-0333 • Cost per day: $55

Tri-County Community Action Agency Adult Day Program 1015 Dispatchers Way, La Grange, KY 40031 (502) 222-1349 • Cost per day: $72 or $9/hr

Aging-in-Place Communities Directory

An Aging-in-Place community offers several levels of care on one campus. A resident could move into a retirement facility or assisted living facility, then utilize higher levels of nursing care when needed through personal care or nursing/rehab care. A resident’s room might change, but not his or her address.

The Altenheim

Christian Care Communities

Levels of care: Independent living, personal care, nursing/rehab, Alzheimer’s care Capacity: independent living-8, personal care-30, nursing/rehab-32 Special services: Enjoy our beautiful Highlands park like setting with updated furnishings no matter your living arrangements – independent, assisted, personal care, Alzheimer’s care, nursing/rehab or short term stay. Our selective menus with salad/cold bar offer a ton of variety. Staffing levels are above expectations and truthfully make us what we are today! Owner: The Altenheim

Levels of care: Alzheimer's unit, assisted living, nursing/rehab, personal care, retirement Capacity: Alzheimer's-92, assisted-103, nursing/ rehab-100, senior living-283 Special services: Old Louisville's lovely campus where older adults add services as their needs change. Chaplains, activity directors, 24-hour security, dining room, group outings, beauty shop, rehab services on site. Call for tour. Owner: Christian Care Communities, Inc. (since 1884)

936 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 584-7417 • thealtenheim.org

Eastern Star 923 Eastern Star Ct, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 451-3535

960 S Fourth St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 585-5656 • christiancarecommunities.org

Episcopal Church Home 7504 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 736-7800

Green Valley Care Center 3118 Green Valley Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-2341

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The Forum at Brookside

Masonic Homes Kentucky — Louisville Campus

Levels of care: retirement, personal care, nursing facility Capacity: retirement-240, personal care-24, nursing facility-60 Special services: A beautiful gated community, 24-hr security, chef prepared meals, flexible dining plan, indoor heated pool, new exercise room, recreational activities, pet friendly, a great staff and management team, gorgeous patio homes and apartment, continuum of care. Owner: Five Star Senior Living, Inc.

Levels of care: Independent living, assisted living, personal care, skilled nursing, memory care Capacity: independent living-390 apts/12 patio homes; personal care-84; skilled nursing-136; memory care-56 Special services: Short-stay and outpatient rehab available for all levels of care. On-site dialysis clinic. Region’s only Life Care and Life Plan programs provide discounts on health care services to entry fee residents. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc.

200 Brookside Dr, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 245-3048 • theforumatbrookside.com

Miralea and Meadow Active Lifestyle Community

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 259-9627 • masonichomesky.com

Nazareth Home

2000 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 459-9681 • nazhome.org

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-8727 • masonichomeslifestyle.com

Levels of care: Independent living Capacity: 242 apts/12 patio homes Special services: Upscale apartments with amenities including restaurant-style dining, concierge service, fitness and aquatic center, art studio and gallery, movie theater, spa, underground parking, petfriendly, personal transportation and more. Includes Life Care and a full continuum of care on campus, including assisted living, personal care, memory care and skilled nursing when you need it. 24/7 security. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc.

Levels of care: Alzheimer’s, nursing/rehab, personal care Capacity: Alzheimer’s-48, nursing/rehab-118, personal-50 Special services: Nazareth Home offers rehab and restorative therapy, specializing in dementia care and personal care with an award-winning therapeutic recreation and exercise program. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc.

Nazareth Home – Clifton

Springhurst Pines

Levels of care: Alzheimer’s, nursing/rehab, personal care Capacity: nursing/rehab-108, personal care-31 Special services: Award-winning staff provides nursing care, short stay and outpatient rehab, activities, dining and transportation. Easy access from I-64 on U.S. 60. Therapeutic recreation and exercise programs. On-site religious services. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc.

Levels of care: retirement, personal care, health and rehab center Capacity: patio homes-58 units, personal care-79 apts., nursing beds-90 Special services: Springhurst Pines has 3 distinctive senior communities, one great campus: Cornell Trace for independent living, Parr’s at Springhurst for personal care needs and Springhurst Health and Rehab for skilled nursing and rehabilitation. Springhurst Pines is happy to provide outpatient rehab services. Owner: Baptist Homes, Inc.

2120 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-9425 • nazhome.org

3101 N Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 412-3775 • springhurstpines.org

Treyton Oak Towers

A NEW WAY TO FIND CARE OPTIONS

211 W Oak St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 589-3211 • treytonoaktowers.com

Levels of care: skilled, retirement, personal care Capacity: retirement-160, skilled-60, personal care-40 Special services: Celebrating over 34 years of gracious retirement living. An elegant yet AFFORDABLE continuum of care community in Old Louisville. Spacious apartments, beautiful dining room, valet parking, spa services, onsite therapy, dentist, bank, and more. Access to the arts and medical community. 2018 Deficiency Free State Survey. Owner: Third & Oak Corporation

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Masonic Home of Shelbyville 711 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 633-3486

Morning Pointe of Louisville 4711 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40291 (520) 873-3800

Presbyterian Homes of Louisville 2120 & 2116 Buechel Bank Rd, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 499-9383

Providence ­— A Diversicare Community 4915 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-5221

Robert E. Lee, A Full Continuum of Care 201 E Elm St, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-9517

Wesley Manor Retirement Community 5012 E Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 969-3277

Westminster Village 2200 Greentree Blvd N, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 282-9691

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Alzheimer’s Care Directory

Alzheimer’s care is provided at different levels, from assisted living to the skilled care of nursing/rehab. Some facilities accept Alzheimer’s patients into their general care, and others have separate units designed to meet the specific needs of patients with this disease.

The Aldersgate at Wesley Manor

The Altenheim

Number of beds: 28 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $4615-$5020 all inclusive Special services: Personal Care, including full medication management, licensed nurse on site 24/7, rehab and physician services, geriatric psychiatrist, secure memory garden, daily activities, chapel, beauty salon, satellite TV package, long-tenured staff. Priority placement for short-term rehab and skilled nursing. No long-term contracts, entrance fees or deposits. See Nursing/Rehab directory for advanced Alzheimer’s/dementia care. Owner: Methodist Retirement Homes of Kentucky Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 32 Separate unit: no Cost per day: $100-$313 (depends on level of care) Level of care: nursing/rehab, independent living, personal care Special services: Small, non-profit senior health care community located in the Highlands offering a secure Alzheimer’s unit. Our above average staff to resident ratio provides our residents with the highest quality of care by our skilled team of experts. Part of a continuing care retirement community. Owner: The Altenheim Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

5012 E Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 969-3277 • WesMan.org

936 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 584-7417 • thealtenheim.org

Anthology of Louisville

Barton House

Number of beds: 38 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: starts at $167 Level of care: personal care Special services: Our Memory care program gives residents and their families the support they need for living with memory loss. The supportive memory care at Stonecrest is delivered in a kind, compassionate way that is reflective of the resident’s lifestyles, routines and comfort levels. Our care is designed to draw on the resident’s strengths and allow them to maintain existing abilities while filling in the gaps in life skills with an appropriate level of assistance. Owner: Anthology Senior Living Payment Accepted: private, private ins., LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 20 Separate unit: yes (freestanding) Cost per month: $5950 Level of care: personal care Special services: Designed for Alzheimer’s & memory impairments. Dignified & individualized care, from meals to the activities they participate in, and how their room is decorated. Provides pets to love & care for, frequent meals promoting socialization, tree-filled backyard with a patio and walking path. Staff trained in dementia. Medical care by our nurses, therapists, psychiatrist & doctor. Owner: Goodworks Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

1105 Dorsey Ln, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 966-7077 • anthologyseniorliving.com

6830 Overlook Dr, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 423-7177 • bartonlouisville.com

Bee Hive Homes of Smyrna Memory Care

Creekside on Bardstown

Number of beds: 20 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $4800-$5100 Level of care: personal care Special services: Providing state-of-the-art care and surroundings that focuses on the residents’ natural living patterns and cycles, bringing nature into the home, structured yet simple activities designed to gently stimulate each resident while providing them with manageable choices fulfilling daily life. In addition, we offer more subtle and customized amenities, all designed for Alzheimer’s & memory impairments. Owner: Flip Flop Operations Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 49 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: shared apartment: $3500; private apartment: $4300 Level of care: assisted living Special services: Memory support with specialized programing, linen service, housekeeping, transportation, 3 meals with snacks, compassionate caregivers, secured memory neighborhood. Shared and private apartments. Owner: Elmington Senior Living Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

8802 Smyrna Pky, Louisville, KY 40228 (502) 694-2956 • beehivehomes.com

3535 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 919-7715 • creeksideonbardstown.com

Crescent Grove Memory & Personal Care

Dominion Senior Living of Louisville

Number of beds: 55 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $194-$235 Level of care: personal care Special services: Residents find fulfilling lives in our memory care community with trained staff providing 24/7 support. Private rooms/ baths, social activities/fitness programs, comfortable and secure environment. New Beginnings and Inspirations programs offer holistic and personalized life enrichment. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, Hospice, private ins.

Number of beds: 20 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $4995, no levels of care Level of care: assisted living Special services: All-inclusive pricing with no additional levels of care charges. Three homestyle meals served restaurant style in our beautiful dining room, full service salon, including manicures/pedicures, transportation assistance, secured outdoor courtyard, wellness services which includes activities of daily living, bathing, dressing, grooming, incontinence management, medication assistance and dementia geared activities. Owner: Dominion Senior Living, LLC Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-4907 • masonichomesky.com

6000 Hunting Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 812-1556 • dominionseniorliving.com/louisville/

Atria Blankenbaker 903 Blankenbaker Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 771-2291 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Atria Elizabethtown 133 Heartland Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270) 208-4952 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Atria Springdale 4501 Springdale Rd, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 496-1821 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Atria Stonybrook 3451 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 383-1574 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Autumn Woods Health Campus 2911 Green Valley Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 941-9893 • Cost per day: $244-$279

Bee Hive Homes of Goshen/Prospect 12336 US Hwy 42, Goshen, KY 40026 (502) 292-3200 • Cost per day: $125 (respite care stay)

Christian Care Communities-Christian Health Center 920 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 583-6533 • Cost per day: $239 or $256

CountrySide Meadows 640 Jericho Rd, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 225-6810 • Cost per month: $3350-$4350

Eastern Star 923 Eastern Star Ct, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 451-3535 • Cost per day: $114-$151

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Episcopal Church Home Memory Care Center

Exceptional Senior Living Prospect

Number of beds: 52 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $235 Level of care: personal care Special services: Using a small, home-like neighborhood living design and very caring professional staff, we enhance wellness and encourage socialization. Wide variety of activities, open to persons of all faith traditions. Owner: Episcopal Church Home Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 24 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $5,800, all inclusive Level of care: personal care Special services: Located by the Kroger and Starbucks in Prospect, Exceptional Senior Living is a licensed personal care community with a secured memory care neighborhood, 24-hr onsite nursing, “Healthy Harmonies” music therapy program, engaging activities, pet therapy, private studio apartments w/private bathrooms. Owner: Exceptional Living Centers Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

7504 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 736-7800 • echky.org

6901 Carslaw Court, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 907-3778 • exceptionalseniors.com

Forest Hills Commons

The Grand Senior Living

Number of beds: 99 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: starting at $4600 Level of care: personal care Special services: • Personalized support services by licensed nursing staff around the clock • Wide range of specialized social and recreational programs • Enclosed courtyard for outside activities and independence Owner: American Senior Communities Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 28 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $161-$226 Level of care: personal care Special services: Housekeeping, laundry services, 24/7 staff trained in Dementia care, activity program, outdoor courtyard, menu items to delight a variety of taste, assistance with dining and medications, Signature Passion Program with family care services and support groups Owner: Management, Civitas Senior Living Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

9107 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 499-5533 • ASCCare.com

9300 Civic Way, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 310-1542 • thegrand-sl.com

Heartsong Memory Care

The Legacy at English Station

Number of beds: 36 Separate unit: yes (freestanding) Cost per month: $4950-$5250 Level of care: personal care Special services: Private rooms w/private showers; secure courtyards; meals & snacks; activities 7 days/wk; therapies, geriatric psych specialist & primary MD/NP visits on site; meds managed & administered by Licensed Nurses 24 hours/day. SHORT TERM STAYS available. Owner: Heartsong Memory Care, LLC Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA Aid & Attendance

Number of beds: 60 Separate unit: yes (freestanding) Cost per month: $5200 Level of care: personal care Special services: Alzheimer’s and dementia care provided by compassionate, highly trained caregivers; programs and amenities designed to honor unique life stories. Gated courtyards; family style dining; gorgeous surroundings. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private

9260 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 935-3300 • heartsong-mc.com

13700 English Villa Dr, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 254-2361 • legacyatenglishstation.com

Magnolia Springs East Louisville Senior Living

Magnolia Springs Louisville Senior Living

Number of beds: 20 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $6100-$6310 Level of care: memory care Special services: Home-like setting w/all private apts. Our specialized program, Heartfelt Connections, enhances the lives of our residents by providing a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for your loved one with dementia. Owner: Life Care Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 20 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $6255-$6360 Level of care: memory care Special services: Home-like setting w/all private apts. Our specialized program, Heartfelt Connections, enhances the lives of our residents by providing a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for your loved one with dementia. Owner: Life Care Services Payment Accepted: LTCi, VA

13600 LaGrange Rd, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 855-7500 • EastLouisville.Magnolia-Springs.net

Morning Pointe of Louisville Lantern Memory Care of Excellence 4701 S Hurstbourne, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 212-5199 • morningpointelouisville.com

Number of beds: 44 in Lantern free-standing community Separate unit: yes (freestanding) Cost per day: starting at $170 Level of care: personal care Special services: Morning Pointe of Louisville offers early, mid and memory care services, all on our South Hurstbourne campus. 24-hour nursing care, personal care plus many services and amenities of the traditional assisted living community with the added safety and security of a specialized Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence. Owner: Independent Healthcare Partners/Morning Pointe Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

8225 Whipps Mill Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 716-5160 • Louisville.Magnolia-Springs.net

Nazareth Home

2000 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 459-9681 • nazhome.org

Number of beds: 48 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: PC $249/day, LTC $316/day Level of care: personal care, nursing/rehab Special services: A faith-filled senior neighborhood. Award-winning small neighborhood living design, very caring professional staff, gourmet dining, on-site religious services, secure green spaces, daily activities, beauty shop, rehab services. Open to persons of all faith traditions. Free tours. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc. Payment Accepted: Private, LTCi, Medicare, Medicaid

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Park Louisville by Senior Star

Sam Swope Care Center

Number of beds: 64 Separate unit: yes Cost per month: $4800 Level of care: personal care Special services: Personal Care Specializing in Memory Support. ALL private rooms for your comfort. We also offer short term stays from one week to 30 days to assist caregivers or those exiting rehabilitation. For short term pricing, please call. Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 30 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $320-$360 Level of care: nursing/rehab Special services: Advanced memory care household offers Snoezelen room, secured courtyard, residential kitchen, salon services and community and campus security and monitoring. New Beginnings and Inspirations programs offer holistic and personalized life enrichment. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc. Payment Accepted: Medicare, private, LTCi, Hospice, private ins.

10451 Linn Station Rd, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 423-8776 • seniorstar.com/parklouisville

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-4907 • masonichomesky.com

Symphony at Oaklawn

Symphony at Valley Farms

Number of beds: 34 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $147-$233 Level of care: personal care Special services: Intimate secured memory care neighborhood with private apartments and bathrooms, beautiful landscaped courtyard, enclosed sun-room, and activities rooms. Nurses and caregivers 24 hours/day, medication management. Owner: Compass Pointe Healthcare Payment Accepted: LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 34 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $129-$152 Level of care: assisted living Special services: Our Memory Care offers a unique program called In The Moment, this focuses on the individual person instead of predetermined activities, this approach engages your loved one in the moment they are experiencing right now and provides a compassionate and meaningful interaction. Owner: Milestone Retirement Payment Accepted: LTCi, VA

100 Shelby Station Dr, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 632-5500 • symphonyofoaklawn.com

10201 Valley Farms Blvd. Way, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 937-3028 • symphonyatvalleyfarms.com

The Springs at Stony Brook

Traditions at Beaumont

Number of beds: 18 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: starting at $154 Level of care: personal care Special services: Alzheimer’s and dementia care provided by compassionate, highly trained caregivers; programs and amenities designed to honor unique life stories. Gated courtyards; family style dining; gorgeous surroundings. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private

Number of beds: 30 Separate unit: yes Cost per day: $173 all inclusive Level of care: assisted living Special services: Intimate, secure environment with trained, caring 24hr support staff. Private apartments with all inclusive rate, daily activities in social, highfunctioning environment. Our Varietas Program alongside AwardWinning BBET Therapy provides individualized therapeutic stimulation for your loved one who suffers from memory loss. Short-term respite stays available! Owner: Traditions Management Payment Accepted: private

2200 Stony Brook Dr, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 491-4692 • springsatstonybrook.com

10210 Long Home Rd, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 231-4522 • traditionsatbeaumont.com

Elmcroft of Mount Washington 520 Woodlake Dr, Mt. Washington, KY 40047 (502) 251-4642 • Cost per day: $108-$149

Essex Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 9600 Lamborne Blvd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 935-7284 • Cost per day: $187

Exceptional Senior Living 6901 Carslaw Ct, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 907-3778 • Cost per month: $5800

Genesis Regis Woods Homestead 4604 Lowe Rd, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 451-1401 • Cost per day: $275

Green Valley Care Center 3118 Green Valley Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-2341 • Cost per day: $252-$281

Hallmark House 10301 Coneflower Ln, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 290-6706 • Cost per month: $4750-$5050

Heartsong Memory Care 9260 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 935-3300 • Cost per month: $4950-$5250

Hillcrest Centre for Health and Rehabilitation 203 Sparks Ave, Jeffersonville, IN 41130 (812) 283-7918 • Cost per day: $200

Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center 240 Beechmont Dr, Corydon, IN 47112 (812) 738-8127 • Cost per day: $155

Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation-Rolling Hills 3625 St. Joseph Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 948-0670 • Cost per day: $212

Louisville East Post-Acute 4200 Browns Ln, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 459-8900 • Cost per day: $253

Providence — A Diversicare Community 4915 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-5221 • Cost per day: $196

Riverbend Independent & Assisted Living Community 2715 Charlestown Rd, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 280-0965 • Cost per month: $3500-$4500

Rivers Edge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 6301 Bass Rd, Louisville, KY 40059 (502) 228-8359 • Cost per day: priv. $208, semi priv. $202

Sellersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center 7823 Old State Rd 60, Sellersburg, IN 47172 (812) 246-4272 • Cost per day: $143-$155

Sunrise of Louisville 6700 Overlook Dr, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 425-0820 • Cost per day: $98

The Villas of Guerin Woods 1002 S Barbara Way, Georgetown, IN 47122 (502) 951-1878 • Cost per day: priv. $310

Westport Care Center 1101 Lyndon Ln, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 425-0331 • Cost per month: $7484

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Assisted Living Directory Assisted living offers minimal assistance in care, such as providing meals, helping with baths, and offering reminders to take medications. While some residents drive, scheduled transportation may be provided. Daily activities are organized, and there is around-the-clock supervision. No health care is provided, and these facilities are not licensed, but certification is required.

Bee Hive Homes of Goshen/Prospect

Bee Hive Homes of Lyndon

Number of units: 16 Cost per month: $3900 Transportation available: free scheduled Special services: Your loved one will be safe 24/7 with our trained, caring staff. Our home is small & that makes for an easier transition. With our low resident to staff ratio we get to know your loved one quicker. We assist w/dressing bathing toileting & med reminders. Home-cooked meals, snacks, housekeeping and laundry. Some of our many activities include professional singers and exercise provided by the YMCA. Hair salon. Free cable TV and WiFi. Call today! Only 5 miles from the Gene Snyder. One price/ All Inclusive/ NO level of care increases. Low resident-to-staff ratios (5/6–to 1) Owner: Eric and Catherine Sherrard Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of units: 18 Cost per month: $4150 Transportation available: free scheduled transportation Special services: Friendly home-like atmosphere. Home cooked meals, housekeeping/laundry/linen service, variety of activities, free cable TV. Caring and friendly staff. When it comes to care, small is huge! Call today for a tour. Owner: Flip Flop Operations Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

12336 US Hwy 42, Goshen, KY 40026 (502) 292-3200 • beehivehomes.com

8401 LaGrange Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 650-9994 • beehivehomes.com

Bee Hive Homes of Smyrna

Creekside on Bardstown

Number of units: 15 Cost per month: $3500-3900 (all inclusive) Transportation available: free scheduled transportation Special services: Friendly home-like atmosphere. Home cooked meals, housekeeping/laundry services, variety of activities, cable TV — all included at no extra cost. Compassionate and friendly staff. Call today for a tour! Owners: Flip Flop Operations Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of units: 24 Cost per month: efficiency $3500 Transportation available: yes Special services: Transportation, linen service, housekeeping, compassionate caregivers, 3 meals with snacks, engaging activity programming and community events. Owners: Elmington Senior Living Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

8800 Smyrna Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40228 (502) 694-2956 • beehivehomes.com

3535 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 919-7715 • creeksideonbardstown.com

Dominion Senior Living of Louisville

Franciscan Health Care Center

Number of units: 41 Cost per month: studio $3200, 1 BR $4100, suite $3600-$3800 Transportation available: yes Special services: All-inclusive pricing with no additional levels of care charges. 3 homestyle meals served restaurant style in our beautiful dining room, full service salon, including manicures/pedicures, transportation assistance, wellness services which includes activities of daily living, bathing, dressing, grooming, incontinence management, medication assistance and a full activities program. Owner: Dominion Senior Living, LLC Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of units: 52 Cost per month: $2250-$4586 Special services: Compassionate, tenured staff; licensed RNs 24/7; chef-prepared meals; activities designed to nourish the mind, body and spirit; gated courtyard; salon; skilled nursing, short-term care, therapy services onsite. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

6000 Hunting Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 812-1556 • dominionseniorliving.com/louisville/

3625 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 964-3381 • franciscanhc.com

Grove Pointe Assisted Living Community

Hoskinson House at Wesley Manor

Number of units: 48 Cost per month: 1 BR $4595+; 2 BR $6495+ plus services (a la carte); Second person fee for all units $1000 Transportation available: yes Special services: Beautiful 82 acre parklike campus, housekeeping/linen service, 24 hour on-site staff, on-site Care Clinic, full meal service, spacious showers and walk in closets, salon, restaurant-style dining, planned activities and social events, medication assistance, includes a full continuum of care on campus (personal care, memory care, skilled nursing). 24/7 security. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc. Payment Accepted: private

Number of units: 41 Cost per month: studio $2790; 1BR $3725; 2BR $4955 Transportation available: free for shopping, medical appointments, and outings Special services: Two specialized levels of service, activities, salon, spa, outpatient rehab, chapel, library, ice cream parlor, Wi-Fi, satellite TV package, medication reminders. 5 floor plans, pets welcome. No longterm contracts, entrance fees or deposits. Respite stays welcome. Owner: Methodist Retirement Homes of KY Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

230 Masonic Home Drive, Masonic Home, KY 40041 (502) 340-2280 • masonichomesky.com

5012 E Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 969-3277 • WesMan.org

Amber Oaks Assisted Living 156 Haven Hill Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 647-4546 • Cost per month: studio $1950$2200; 1 BR $2475; 2 BR $2900

Atria Elizabethtown 133 Heartland Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270) 208-4952 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Atria Springdale 4501 Springdale Rd, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 496-1821 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Atria Stonybrook 3451 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 383-1574 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Atria St. Matthews 120 S Hubbards Ln, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 414-7161 • Cost per month: starts at $4850

Azalea Hills Assisted Living 3700 Lafayette Pkwy, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119 (812) 923-4888 • Cost per month: 1 BR $3375-3625; 2 BR $3875-4125; studio $2625-287; patio home $1825

Bee Hive Homes of Brandenburg 103 Commerce Dr, Brandenburg, KY 40108 (502) 694-2956 • Cost per month: $3400-$3600

Bennett Place Senior Living 3928 Horne Ave, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 948-1960 • Cost per month: studio $2400; 1 BR $3000 (prices may vary)

Brookdale Stonestreet 9521 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville 40272 (502) 935-5884 • Cost per month: efficiency $2420; 1 BR $3190; 2 BR $3930

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Magnolia Springs East Louisville Senior Living

Magnolia Springs Louisville Senior Living

Number of units: 75 Cost per month: studios $3615-$4295; 1 BR $5275-$5790; 2 BR $6725-$7035 Transportation available: yes, medical appts., shopping and community outings Special services: More than a place to live, Magnolia Springs represents a place to celebrate life with purpose. Specializing in food, family and fun, this 11 acre campus offers a walking trail, gazebo & country charm at affordable pricing. Location convenient to shopping and medical community w/transportation provided at no extra cost. Owner: Life Care Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private, VA, LTCi, AL ins.

Number of units: 71 Cost per month: studio $3390-$4445; 1 BR $5350-$5565; 2 BR $6575-$6675 Transportation available: yes, medical appts, shopping and community outings Special services: More than a place to live, Magnolia Springs represents a place to celebrate life with purpose. Specializing in food, family and fun, this campus offers all of the benefits of city living with amenities onsite. Owner: Life Care Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private, VA, LTCi, AL ins.

13600 LaGrange Rd, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 855-7500 • EastLouisville.Magnolia-Springs.net

8225 Whipps Mill Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 716-5160 • Louisville.Magnolia-Springs.net

Symphony at Valley Farms

Traditions at Beaumont

Number of units: 31 Cost per day: alcolve $114; 1 BR $122; 2 BR $140 Transportation available: free Special services: Symphony at Valley Farms, located in the south end of Louisville, with a wide range of care for your loved ones. Our residents and their families are at ease knowing they have the care they need. Owner: Milestone Retirement Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, AL ins., VA

Number of units: 80 Cost per month: efficiency $3075, 1BR $3990, 2BR $4700 Transportation available: yes Special services: Upscale, active community in a charming country setting. Enjoy a social life, comfortable surroundings, and as much or as little assistance as you desire. All inclusive rates including meals, housekeeping, utilities, phone, cable, internet, transportation. Amenities: salon, chapel, fitness center, restaurant-style dining, theater, bistro with daily happy hour, and a vibrant activities program. Variety of on-site wellness services, visiting specialists, and personal care plans including assistance with bathing, dressing, hygiene, incontinence, and medication management. Owner: Traditions Management Payment Accepted: private

10201 Valley Farms Blvd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 937-3028 • symphonyatvalleyfarms.com

Twinbrook Assisted Living

3525 Ephraim McDowell Dr, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 452-6330 • twinbrookassistedliving.com

Number of beds: 60 Cost per month: Studio $2750, 1 BR $3150 Transportation available: free Special services: Private apartments with emergency call cords, planned activities, medication reminders, assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, three meals daily, transportation to shopping, charges for additional services may apply. Staff on duty 24 hours per day. Family owned and operated. Mass six days per week. Owner: Bryan S McCoy, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, AL ins., VA

10210 Long Home Rd, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 231-4522 • traditionsatbeaumont.com

Enhanced Listings Providing more descriptive, larger and color information about your location. Four-issue rate is very reasonable $300 each or $100/month. Call 502.327.8855 or email Advertising@TodaysMediaNow.com.

CountrySide Meadows 640 Jericho Rd, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 225-6810 • Cost per month: private $2350$3350

Crescent Place 148 Allen Dr, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 633-6622 • Cost per month: studio $2400; alcove $2600; 1 BR $2800; 2 BR $3500

Hellenic Senior Living 2632 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 944-9048 • Cost per month: $3600-$3900

Hometown Manor Assisted Living of Bardstown 103 Manor Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004 (502) 348-4663 • $2200-$2500 all inclusive

Hometown Manor Assisted Living of Shelbyville 74 Mack Walters Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 437-0814 • Cost per month: $2000-$2,400 all inclusive

Ideal Care Inc. 1702 Gardiner Ln, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 456-0811 • Cost per month: 1 BR $3900-$5400

Lifestyle Adult Care Home 1610 Blackiston View Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 258-0818 • Cost per month: $2250-$3750

Masonic Home of Shelbyville – The Pillars 711 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 633-3486 • Cost per month: studio $2174; 1 BR $2282-$2500; 2 BR $2717-$3043

Morning Pointe of Louisville 4711 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 873-3800 • Cost per month: $3295-$5945

Oaks Assisted Living 1010 Richwood Way, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 222-3552 • Cost per month: 1BR $3080, 2BR $3410

Providence 4915 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-5221 • Cost per month: efficiency $3627

River Terrace Health Campus 120 Presbyterian Ave, Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-0080 • Cost per month: $2341-$4946

Robert E. Lee – A Full Continuum of Care 201 E Elm St, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-9517 • Cost per month: $1500-$2400

Symphony at Oaklawn 100 Shelby Station Dr, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 694-7254 • Cost per month: $4441-$7361

Thornton Terrace Health Campus 188 Thornton Rd, Hanover, IN 47243 (812) 866-8396 • Cost per day: $124-$167

Twin Oaks Assisted Living 98 Adams St, New Castle, KY 40050 (502) 845-4136 • Cost per month: efficiency $1950; 1 BR $2400; handicap/deluxe $2650; 2 BR $3000

Village East, Inc. 11530 Herrick Ln, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 254-1799 • Cost per month: suite $3995-$5895

The Villas of Guerin Woods 1002 S Barbara Way, Georgetown, IN 47122 (812) 951-1878 • Cost per day: priv. $120-$138

Westminster Village 2200 Greentree Blvd N, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 282-9691 • Cost per month: studio $2395; 1 BR $2910; 2 BR $3325

Windsor Ridge Assisted Living 2700 Waters Edge Pkwy, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 284-4336 • Cost per month: studio $2850; 1 BR $3250

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Home Health Directory

Home Health Care refers to care provided in a person’s home. Medical Home Health Care is a licensed level of care that provides nursing care and personal care. (These agencies also provide non-medical care.) Non-medical Home Health Care agencies in Kentucky must be certified. Agencies in Indiana must be licensed. They can assist with the self-administration of medications or treatments, provide limited personal care, serve as companions who prepare light meals and tidy homes, and may offer transportation or errand services.

All Best Home Care

All Ways Caring HomeCare, ResCare Inc

Type: non-medical Services: Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care, Parkinson, End of Life Care, transportation, respite care, errands, personal care, homemaker, certified senior case managers provide case management Cost per hour: $19-$22.50 Employees’ status: workers comp, bonded, liability, background checked, direct hires, drug tested Min. time required: Flexible up to 24 hours a day Special services: Premier home care services provided by fully trained and reliable caregivers. Cases are covered within 1 hour of your call with Guaranteed Caregivers Computability. Personalized care in home or any facility. Owner: Slava and Galena Burstein Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA, worker’s comp

Services: personal care, homemaker, transportation, errands Cost per hour: $20-$25, 24-hr care avail. Employees’ status: workers comp, bonded, liability, background checked, direct hires, drug tested, withhold taxes Min. time required: 1 hr up to 24/7 Special services: We specialize in benefits assistance for VA, Medicare, MS, Special Needs, Medicaid, Hospice, & Palliative Care. We pride ourselves in helping to prevent emergency visits and hospital re-admits with early detection and management of symptoms. We are the “eyes and ears” at home with visits by our nurse and trained caregivers. Quality of Life Owner: ResCare Inc/Brightspring Payment Accepted: Medicare, private, Medicaid, private ins., LTCi, VA, other

102 Daventry Ln Unit 7, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 456-CARE (2273) • allbesthomecare.com

806 Stone Creek Pkwy Ste 9, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 423-3991 •allwayscaring.com

Assurance Home & Convalescent Care

Bluegrass Silver Tree Home Care

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, homemaker, transportation, errands Cost per hour: $20-$25 Employees’ status: workers comp, bonded, liability, background checked, direct hires, drug tested Min. time required: NA Special services: We meet with families in person, to create the best plan of care for each client. We assist seniors for short or long term periods, including those with dementia or who may be rehabbing. We provide care in-home or in a facility to improve the quality of life for both the clients and their families. No deposit required. Drug testing is required for caregivers. Owner: Anne Cooper Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, dementia care, Stroke and Rehab, Parkinson’s care, ALS, End of life care, Respite. Homemaker, meals, med reminders, transportation, RN/Geriatric assessment and case management available Cost per hour: $19.50-$24 Employees’ status: direct hires, background checks, drug tested, bonded, liability ins., workman’s comp, withhold taxes Min. time required: Flexible for up to 24 hrs/day Special services: Dementia specialized training, customized training and testing of employees. Continuing education. Acquired Brain Injury Provider, Medicaid Waiver, Veteran’s programs. Owner: Pam Jeseo Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA, workman’s comp, waiver

3004 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 479-1906 • assurancecare.com

BrightStar Care

406 Blankenbaker Pkwy, Ste G, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 893-4700 • louisvillehomecare.org

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, homemaker, transportation, errands, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, Parkinson’s, ALS, respite, med reminders, meal prep, end of life care, RN/geriatric case management. Cost per hour: $19-$24 Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires,withhold taxes, CPR certified, drug testing Min. time required: 1 hr Special services: Joint Commission Accredited. Compassionate care, excellent service. Non-medical care by skilled and attentive professionals. All care is overseen by a Registered Nurse and is available 1-24 hrs/day with Guaranteed Caregiver Compatibility. Owner: Christian & Leslie McCutcheon Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA, worker’s comp

10608 Watterson Center Ct, Unit 102, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 240-6464 • homecarelouisville.net

Capacity Care

4033 Taylorsville Rd, Ste 100, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 893-8414 • capacitycare.com

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, respite, errands, med reminders Cost per hour: $19-$22 Employees’ status: background check, drug testing, liability ins., worker’s comp., withhold taxes Min. time required: 4 hrs Special services: Locally Owned Non-Medical Home Care for those living independently in home and persons with disabilities. Our companions must have continuing education. Thank you for considering us. Owner: Theresa Hinton, CEO Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, worker’s comp, waiver

CareBuilders at Home

Caring Excellence Personalized Home Care Services

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, homemaker, transportation, errands Cost per hour: $22-$26 Employees’ status: bonded, worker’s comp, liability ins., background check, direct hire Min. time required: 3 hrs Special services: Compassionate, customized, coordinated care; State Certified Personal Service Agency, Help at home for independence, post-rehab recovery, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care, Parkinson’s, respite, sitter service any location; 1-to-1 for med appointments, companion Owner: Laura Curry and Michael Coffey Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, homemaking, medication reminders, exercise assistance transportation, respite Cost per hour: $18-$20 Employees’ status: exceptionally trained, bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires, withhold taxes Min. time required: flexible up to 24/7 Special services: Locally owned, Consistent Caregivers, Caregiver Matching and RN Case Management. Senior Care, Parkinson’s Care, Alzheimer’s Care and After-Hospital Care in your home. All care directed by Registered Nurse and Master Level Social Worker. Owner: Kayla Cook, RN, Elisabeth Knight, MSSW Payment Accepted: private, LTCI, VA, Medicaid Waiver

2210 Goldsmith Ln, Ste 209, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 458-2273 • carebuildersathomelouisville.com

1169 Eastern Pky, Ste 1134, Louisville, KY 40217 (502) 208-9424 • caringexcellenceathome.com

AccessiCare Elder Home Care 708 Highlander Point Dr, Fort Knobs, IN 47119 (812) 725-3843 • Cost per hour: $11.25-$20

Accurate Healthcare Professionals 2200 Buechel Ave, Ste 101, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 671-0996 • Cost per hour: $14-$17

Affiliated Nursing 1866 Campus Place, Louisville KY 40299 (502) 634-0918 • Cost per hour: $16

Almost Family 4545 Bishop Ln, Ste 201, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 893-1661 • Cost per hour $16-$18

Always Best Care Senior Services 4965 U.S. Hwy 42, Ste 1000, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 272-4400 • Cost per hour: starting at $20

Amada Senior Care of NE Louisville 9700 Park Plaza Ave, Unit 110, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 398-6366 • Cost per hour: $18-$26

Amedisys Home Health Care 13101 Magisterial Dr, Ste 101, Louisville, KY 40223 (502)244-5441 • Cost per hour: Medicare Accepted Rate

Amedisys Home Health Care 303 Quarter Master Ct, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 284-3030 • Cost per hour: Medicare Accepted Rate

Amedisys Home Health Care 833 Valley College Dr, Ste 5, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 933-1311 • Cost per hour: Medicare Accepted Rate

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ComForcare Louisville East

Comfort Keepers of Louisville

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, dementia care certified, homemaking, transportation, errands Cost per hour: $19-$24 Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires, worker’s comp, withhold taxes Min. time required: 4 hrs Special services: Available 24/7. Provide free RN assessment to develop best care plan for client’s needs. Provides care in home, hospital, assisted living, and nursing homes. Our quality caregivers go through a 10-step hiring process and continuous training. Owners are very much hands on and in tune with families and caregivers. Owner: Chris and Julie Prentice Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, workman’s comp.

Type: licensed non-medical Services: personal care, homemaking, transportation, errands, available 24/7 care, end of life care Cost per hour: $24 Employees’ status: worker’s comp., bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires, withhold taxes, drug screened Min. time required: flexible Special services: Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care, respite care, traumatic brain injury, hospital stay, stroke and rehab care, sitter services in home, hospital, hospital to home care or nursing facility. We can start services same day. Owner: Kevin Williams Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, workers comp

308 N. Evergreen Rd, Louisville, Ky 40243 (502) 254-0850 • LouisvilleEast.ComForCare.com

4113 Oechsli Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 721-0101 • comfortkeepers.com

Commonwealth Nursing Solutions

ElderServe Homecare

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, companionship, light housekeeping, meal prep, transportation, errands, medication reminders, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, respite, end of life care at home or in facility setting Cost per hour: starts at $22 Employees’ status: Direct hires, bonded, liability insurance, background check, drug tested, CPR and First Aid Certified Min. time required: 1 hour Special services: Locally owned, State Certified as Personal Service Agency providing non-medical compassionate and excellent service. Convenient on-line scheduling access. 24/7 staff supervision. Owner: Greg Ciliberti, M.D., Alex Moore, M.D., Barbara Newton, Thomas Samuels Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, Veterans, Medicaid (Michelle P. and SCL Waivers)

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, homemaking, transportation, errands, respite, Alz. care, Parkinson’s MS, stroke recovery Cost per hour: $20-$22 Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check, drug testing, direct hires, withhold taxes Min. time required: 3 hrs Special services: Non-medical services for individuals who want to continue living in their home but need assistance with daily activity. Services include Personal Care, Home Mgmt, and Respite. Owner: Elderserve, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, KIPDA, VA, LTCi

904 Lily Creek Rd, Ste 202, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 814-3111 • cnursingsolutions.com

215 W. Breckinridge St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 583-8012 • elderservehomecare.org

Helping Hands Companion Care Services

Home Instead Senior Care

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, home making, transportation, errands, respite, med. reminders Cost per hour: $21 and up Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires, withhold taxes, drug testing Min. time required: Flexible Special services: *Personalized loving care available in home, assisted living, nursing home or hospital *Scheduling up to 24 hours 7 days a week *Trained and experience caregivers *Free assessments *Serving Kentucky and Southern Indiana since 1996. Owner: Terry Graham, RN; Dawn Smithwick, BSW Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Type: non-medical Services: Proudly serving seniors for over 20 years; CAREGivers provide personal care, medication help, transportation/errands, post-rehab care, Alzheimer’s/dementia & end of life care. Nurses provide case management for EVERY client. Cost per hour: $22-$25 Employees’ status: CAREGivers are fully bonded, covered by workman’s comp & liability insurance; we conduct ANNUAL background checks & drug screens; taxes withheld; thorough skills training & CPR certification; ongoing classroom and in-home education for all employees. Special services: Our expertise is in supporting the entire family. Services are available 24/7 and we can begin care within 1 hour of your call. Call today for a complimentary consultation. Owner: Becky and Brent Beanblossom Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA, Medicaid HCB Waiver

2301 Hurstbourne Village Dr #100, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 426-9783 • home-companions.com

4101 Taylorsville Rd, Ste 200, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 515-9515 • louisvillehomecare.com

Homewatch CareGivers

Hosparus Health

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, homemaker, transportation, errands Cost per hour: $22-25 Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires, withhold taxes Min. time required: flexible Special services: Fully trained and experienced CNA’s, onstaff Certified Dementia Practitioner, complimentary evaluations, customized care plan, company with 30 years of home care experience, Alzheimer’s/Dementia expertise, Five Star reviews Owner: Steve and Trish Kochersperger Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

Type: medical Services: nursing & physician services, pain mgt, social workers, spiritual care, CNA’s, Grief Counseling Services and Volunteer Programs Cost: per day Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check, direct hires, withhold taxes Min. time required: N/A Special services: Offering quality hospice and palliative care and grief counseling services to people living with serious and life-limiting illnesses. A nonprofit hospice organization providing compassionate care to any patient, regardless of their ability to pay. See our ad on back cover. Owner: Hosparus Inc. Payment Accepted: All insurances are accepted - including private pay and sliding scale

13117 Eastpoint Park Blvd, Ste G, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 244-1212 • hwcg.com/Louisville

3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 456-6200 • hosparushealth.org

Kindred at Home

Malone Home Care

Type: medical Services: nursing care, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medical social services Cost per visit: $70-$185 Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins., background check Min. time required: N/A Special services: Certified Medicare Home Health Agency specializing in geriatric care. Our services include specialty programs for Orthopedics, Safe Strides (fall prevention), Parkinson’s Services, and Cardiopulmonary. Great healthcare has come home. Owner: Kindred Payment Accepted: Medicare, private ins.

Type: medical and non-medical Services: state licensed private duty, initial FREE assessment by RN, concierge services, assist in ADL’s (housekeeping, meals, medication reminders), newborn to geriatric care Cost per hour: nonmedical $19-$25; medical $36-$44 Employees’ status: background check, drug screen, liability ins., workers comp, ongoing education and training provided, skills reviewed annually Min. time required: flexible Special services: Our professionals are here to help your loved one, maintain independence and be cared for within the comfort of their home. Our staff ranges from certified caregivers to skilled nurses to easily adapt to the level of care required as your needs change. Owner: Tim and Terry Malone Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, worker’s comp

710 Executive Park, Louisville KY 40207 (502) 895-4213 • kindredathome.com

4647 Outerloop, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 637-5474 • malonehomecare.com

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Right at Home

Senior Helpers - Louisville/Southern Indiana

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, med reminders, meal prep, errands, transportation, housekeeping, companionship, dementia care, respite Cost per hour: $19-$25 Employees’ status: bonded, insurance, background & drug screened, competency tested, TB tested, taxes withheld Min. time required: flexible Special services: A+ BBB rating, Home Care Pulse certified, Caring.com Star of 2017, Dementia program: enhanced assessments, personalized care plans & specially trained caregivers to empower the client at their current abilities. Let us help lighten your caregiving load, so you can spend more quality time with your loved one. Owner: Terry Rogers Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, Veteran’s, worker’s comp

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, meal prep, housekeeping, transportation/errands, medication reminders, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and end of life care as well as respite care. Cost per hour: $20-$24 Employees’ status: Licensed/Bonded. Caregivers have background check, drug screen, taxes withheld, trained, liability/Worker’s comp ins. Min. time required: flexible Special services: Our agency is focused on client service! We understand what you need and we work hard to deliver a superior service. We want an open line of communication so that we can meet your needs!!! Experts in VA Aid and Attendance pension. Owner: Nancy Galloway Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, EFT, Medicaid Waivers, VA

500 Executive Park, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-0580 • rightathome.net/louisville

4043 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 690-2648 • seniorhelpers.com

Visiting Angels

VNA Health at Home

Type: non-medical Services: personal care, housekeeping, meal prep, laundry, errands & transportation, Alzheimer’s care, fall prevention, med reminders, respite, 24-hour care Cost per hour: $17-23 Employees’ status: bonded, liability & worker’s comp insurance, background checked, drug tested, direct hires, state licensed Min. time required: Flexible Special services: Customized Care by reliable, experienced caregivers. Visiting Angels allows you to select your own caregiver and conducts an in-home assessment prior to starting care. Client feedback and family communication are an integral part of our customer service. Owner: Andrew Block, locally owned & operated Payment Accepted: Private, LTCi, Veterans, Medicaid

Type: medical Services: nursing, therapy, social worker, home health aide Cost per visit: $100-$250 Employees’ status: bonded, liability ins. Special services: Providing care to the adult and geriatric populations in Louisville/Jefferson County, Southern Indiana, and surrounding areas. Owner: Catholic Health Initiatives Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private ins.

126 S. Sherrin Ave, Louisville 40207 (502) 897-6547 • VisitingAngels.com

200 High Rise Dr, Ste 373, Louisville, KY 40213 (502) 584-2456 • chisaintjosephhealth.org/vnahealthathome

Amedisys Home Health Care 9000 Wessex Place, Ste 304 Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 429-4550 • Cost per hour: Medicare Accepted Rate

American Home Health 1035 Wall St, Ste 104-C1, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 282-2218 • Cost per visit: $50-$180

Assurance Home & Convalescent Care 3004 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 479-1906 • Cost per hour: $18-$24

Baptist Health Home Care 6420 Dutchmans Pkwy, Ste 360, Louisville, KY (502) 454-5656 • Cost per visit: $100-$240

Baptist Health Home Care 1915 Bono Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 948-7447 • Cost per visit: $100-$240

Best Choice Home Health 2871 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (502) 727-0085 • Cost per visit: nursing $150; PT eval $200; PT $250

Best In-Home Care 1939 Goldsmith Ln, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 384-1031 • Cost per hour: $16-$19

Bluebird Homecare, Inc. 10200 Forest Green Blvd, Ste 112, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 429-9340 • Cost per hour: $18.95-$21.95

Caring For You, Inc. 4010 Dupont Circle, Ste 223, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 893-2790 • Cost per hour: $20

Comfort Keepers 1417 State St, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 944-5006 • Cost per hour: $14-$17

Dee’s Senior Home Care 4350 Brownsboro Rd, Ste 110, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 893-4596 • Cost per hour: $18-$22

ElderCare 4 Families 2315 Green Valley Rd #200, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 670-3500 • Cost per hour: $18-$25

ElderCare 4 Families 13806 Lake Pointe Circle, Ste 201, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 244-8446 • Cost per hour: $18-$25

Family Support Services, LLC 4010 Dupont Circle, Ste 228, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 213-0892 • Cost per hour: $15-$18

Gentiva Hospice 391 Quartermaster Ct, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 284-2600 • Cost per hour: Medicare Accepted Rate

Granny Nannies North 2028 S Hwy 53, Ste #3, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 544-2863 • Cost per hour: $18-$20

Granny Nannies of Kentucky 3044 Breckenridge Ln, Ste #101, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 454-9134 • Cost per hour: $18-$20

HomeCAREConnections 4010 Dupont Circle, Ste 581, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 721-1090 • Cost per hour: $16-$18

Home Instead Senior Care 1401 State St, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 948-9770 • Cost per hour: $11-$19

KentuckyOne Health – VNA Health at Home 516 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy, Clarksville, IN 47130 (812) 283-9190 • Cost per visit: $100-$250

Home Instead Senior Care 1722 Gagel Ave, Louisville, KY 40216 (502) 448-1511 • Cost per hour: $17.25-$19

Home Instead Senior Care 2225 Lawrenceburg Rd, Bldg A, Ste 4, Frankfort, KY 40601 (502) 352-7272 • Cost per hour: $15-$17.50

MD2U 140 Whittington Pkwy, Ste 100, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 327-9100 • Cost per visit: $170-$250

Mercy Works Louisville 1312 Pollitt Ct, Louisville KY 40223 (502) 882-3049 • Cost per hour: $15-$18

Path Forward of Kentucky Inc. 707 Executive Park, Louisville KY 40207 (502) 451-2565 • Cost per hour: $24

Personal Options HomeCare P.O. Box 58340, Louisville, KY 40268 (502) 396-3545 • Cost per hour: $19-$28

Premier Caregiver Services 121 Wiltshire Ave, Ste F, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 548-1239 • Cost per hour: $25

Right at Home 603 N. Shore Dr, Ste 106, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 285-9100 • Cost per hour: $19-$25

SeniorCare Experts 145 Thierman Ln, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 896-2316 • Cost per hour: $17-$18

SonBlest Elder Care Inc. 916 E 8th St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 283-7015 • Cost per hour: $14-$18.50

Visiting Angels - New Albany 1004 East Market, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 670-5959 • Cost per hour: $22 weekday, $24 weekend

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Independent Living Directory

Independent Living communities are for those who need no services and are totally independent. Special services are provided, such as meals in a central dining area. Most people drive, but some transportation is usually offered. These communities offer no health care services and are not required to be licensed or certified.

Brownsboro Park Retirement Community

Cornell Trace

Units in facility: 134 Cost per person per month: studio $2075, 1 BR $2550-$2850, 2 BR $2950-$3400 Minimum age: 62 Special services: Family owned & operated since 1986, several spacious floor plans, located on 14 beautiful acres with a park, walking trail and fishing pond. Warm, friendly residents, spacious apartments with great closets, activities to keep your mind entertained and your body in shape, housekeeping, extensive shuttle program that runs 7 days a week and excellent chef-prepared meals. All-inclusive pricing (includes all utilites, phone, cable, internet & personal alert pendant). Owner: Bunker Hill Assoc. III, LLC Payment Accepted: private

Units in facility: 58 Cost: entrance fee $215,000-$265,000; 2 & 3 BR patio homes plus monthly maintenance fee Minimum age: 62 Special services: Exquisite patio homes with enclosed porches and attached garages. All appliances included, security system, no property taxes, no homeowner’s insurance, spacious floor plans, all maintenance inside and out, exercise room and a beautiful clubhouse. Owner: Baptist Homes, Inc. Payment Accepted: private

2960 Goose Creek, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 429-7700 • brownsboropark.com

9729 Cornell Trace Rd, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 326-9838 • springhurstpines.org

Forest Springs Health Campus

The Forum at Brookside

Units in facility: 34 Cost per person per month: starting at $2860 Minimum age: 55 Special services: Steps away from our full-continuum of care, villa patio homes offer housekeeping; lawn maintenance; fitness center and clubhouse; a full calendar of activities and excursions; Villa Lifestyle Director; pet-friendly. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private

Units in facility: 240 Cost per person per month: studio $2920; 1 BR $3870; 2 BR $4850 Minimum age: 60 Special services: Gorgeous patio homes and apartments, gated community, 24 hr security, indoor heated pool, exercise room, chef prepared meals, flexible dining plan, recreational activities, pet friendly, a great staff and management team, full continuum of care. Owner: Five Star Senior Living, Inc. Payment Accepted: private

4120 Wooded Acre Ln, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 243-1643 • forestspringshc.com

200 Brookside Dr, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 245-3048 • theforumatbrookside.com

The Grand Senior Living

Lake Forest Village Retirement Community

Units in facility: 91 Cost per person per month: $3250-$5450 Minimum age: 55 Special services: Weekly housekeeping, laundry service, concierge service, pet sitting, dog walking, salon, fitness center, indoor pool, boccee ball, art gallery, theater, cocktail lounge, chef prepared meals, Signature Passion Program. Owner: Management, Civitas Senior Living Payment Accepted: private

Units in facility: 128 Cost per person per month: starts at $2900 Minimum age: 55 Special services: All apartments have full kitchens, washer/dryer hookups. Our all-inclusive rates cover meals, weekly housekeeping, scheduled transportation, complementary valet services, all utilities, and a 24/7 medical alert system. Room service, concierge service, 150-seat movie theater, happy hours, and resident travel program. No buy-in fees. Live-in Managers. Pet friendly with no additional fees for pets. Owner: Resort Lifestyle Communities Payment Accepted: private

9300 Civic Way, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 310-1542 • thegrand-sl.com

Miralea and Meadow Active Lifestyle Community

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-8727 • masonichomeslifestyle.com

2400 Arnold Palmer Blvd, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 340-1909 • lakeforestvillageretirement.com

Sacred Heart Village Apartments

2110 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-6409 • facebook.com/SacredHeartVillage

Units in facility: 242 apts, 12 patio homes Cost per person per month: Cost per person per month: 1 BR $2569+; 2 BR $3688+; patio home $4024+ Second person fee for all units: $1076+/mo. Minimum age: 62 Special services: Offers restaurant-style dining, concierge, fitness and aquatic center, pet-friendly, personal transportation, salon and spa with upscale amenities. Includes Life Care and a full continuum of care on campus (assisted living, personal care, memory care, skilled nursing). 24/7 security. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc. Payment Accepted: private

Units in facility: 150 Cost per person per month: $0-$618 Minimum age: 62 Special services: Secured 540 sq. ft. 1 BR efficiency units located in both the Clifton & Cane Run Road areas. Dining room, meeting rooms, library and sitting areas and on-site laundry, appliances, walk-in shower, individually controlled heat and A/C, pets accepted with restrictions. Handicapped accessible units if available. Water & electric included. Income limitations apply. Call for details. Owner: Mercy Housing Payment Accepted: private

The Altenheim 936 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 584-7417 • Cost per person/month: $1752; second person $876

Atria Blankenbaker 901 Blakenbaker Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 771-2291 • Cost per person/month: 1 BR apartment starts at $4850

Bee Hive Homes of Smyrna Parkway 8800 Smyrna Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40228 (502) 966-9771 • Cost per person/month: 1BR $3300

Brownsboro Plaza 220 N Clifton St, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-3154 • Cost per person/month: efficiency $1310-$1535

Christian Care Communities 960 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 585-5656 • Cost per person/month: Studio $665/ $816; 1BR $765/$938 (lower rates available based on income)

CountrySide Meadows 640 Jericho Rd, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 225-6810 • Cost per month: $2350-$3350

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Traditions at Beaumont

Treyton Oak Towers

Units in facility: 32 Cost per person per month: $3200 Minimum age: 55 Special services: Enjoy maintenance-free living with all the comforts of home. Independent living residents enjoy full access to all community amenities! Garden Homes are spacious 1600sqft 2BR 2BA with one car attached garage & sunroom. All utilities included plus phone, cable, internet + 30 meals monthly in our Restaurant-style dining. Have peace of mind knowing there are options to age in place—located on same property as our Assisted Living with 24hr Emergency Response. Owner: Traditions Management Payment Accepted: private

Units in facility: 160 Cost per person per month: 1 BR $3167-$3680, 2 BR $4061-$6260 Minimum age: 62 Special services: Serving Louisvillians for 34 years. AFFORDABLE spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Rooftop deck, greenhouse, art studio, fitness center, masseuse; Fleur de Lis dining room. On site dentist, bank, and salon. All in a safe secure continuum of care community. 2018 Deficiency Free State Survey. Owner: Third and Oak Corporation Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins., LTCi

10210 Long Home Rd, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 231-4522 • traditionsatbeaumont.com

211 W. Oak St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 589-3211 • treytonoaktowers.com

Village Active Lifestyle Community

The Villages at Historic Silvercrest

Units in facility: 148 Cost per person per month: Cost per person per month: Market rate: 1 BR $765-$1800; 2 BR $1298-$2187. Affordable housing (income limited, no subsidy): studio $653-$745, 1 BR $675$800; 2 BR $795. Life Plan monthly fees: $1684-$2729 Minimum age: mature adult, 55 (market rate) and 62 (Life Plan) Special services: Remodeled entry fee apartments on 82-acre campus. Offers Life Plan discount on full continuum of care on campus, including personal care, memory care and skilled nursing should you require the additional care. 24/7 security. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, affordable housing options

Units in facility: 37 Cost per person per month: $1418-$2363 Minimum age: 55 Special services: Steps away from our full-continuum of care, villa patio homes offer housekeeping; lawn maintenance; fitness center and clubhouse; a full calendar of activities and excursions; Villa Lifestyle Director; pet-friendly. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 894-0195 • masonichomeslifestyle.com

One Silvercrest Dr, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 542-6720 • villagesatsilvercrest.com

Dudley Square Patio Homes at Episcopal Church Home 7504 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 736-7800 • Cost: entrance fee $289,900$329,900, plus monthly maintenance

Gaslight Court Apartments 3600 Good Samaritan Way, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 261-1745 • Cost per person/month: 30% of income

Guerin Woods Apartments 8037 Unruh Dr, Georgetown, IN 47122 (812) 951-1878 • Cost per person/month: $460

H. Temple Spears Retirement Community 1515 Cypress St, Louisville, KY 40210 (502) 776-7000 • Cost per person/month: 1 BR $539-$630

Jefferson Crossings 5105 Gemma Way, Louisville, Kentucky 40219 (502) 434-3822 • Cost per person/month: 1BR $975, 2BR $995

Mt. Lebanon Cedars of Lebanon Homes 2223 Magazine St, Louisville, KY 40211 (502) 778-6616 • Cost per person/month: market rent $432, subsidized housing available

Riverbend Independent and Assisted Living Community 2715 Charlestown Pike, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 282-9707 • Cost per person/month: apts $2260$3150; suite $2700-$3750

RiverSide Meadows 308 E Chestnut St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 913-0333 • Cost per person/month: $1150-$1950

Traditions at Beaumont 10210 Long Home Rd, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 231-4522 • Cost per month: Garden homes 2 BR $3200

Twinbrook Assisted Living 3525 Ephraim McDowell Dr, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 452-6330 • Cost per person/month: $2500-$2900

The Village at Wesley Manor 5012 E Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 964-7498 • Cost: entry fee $153,500-$170,730

Village East, Inc. 11530 Herrick Ln, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 254-1799 • Cost per person/month: apt homes $995-$1250, Patio homes $140,000-$289,000

Westminster Village 2200 Greentree Blvd N, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 282-9691 • Cost per person/month: studio $1510, 1 BR $1770, deluxe $2000, 2 BR $2000

Not To Miss Visiting Edna

Bunbury Theatre Edna has suffered losses as she has aged, and now faces a late-life cancer diagnosis. Edna's son, Andrew, is home for a visit. Together they try to bridge the gulf between the love they shared in his childhood, and the polite but baffling relationship they now live with. This in-your-face look at a strained mother + son relationship, combined with cancer trying to get the upper hand, comes from the imagination of the distinguished American playwright David Rabe. 78 Winter 2019-2020 / TodaysTransitionsNow.com

By Gioia Palton

WHEN: February 7-23, various performances WHERE: The Henry Clay Building, 604 S. 3rd St. TICKETS: $10-$22 CONTACT: 502.585.5306 or bunburytheatre.tix.com


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Nursing/Rehab Directory Nursing homes are facilities that provide beds for around-the-clock intermediate, skilled, and/or rehabilitative care.

The Altenheim

Autumn Woods Health Campus

Number of beds: 32 Cost per day: private $304; semiprivate $225 Special services: Aging in place community in the Highlands offers skilled nursing care, long term care and respite care (7-day minimum). Above average staff to resident ratio allows time for visits with residents as well as necessary care. Our skilled staff offer the highest quality care in a small homelike environment with just 20 residents. Hosparus care supports our staff when requested. Specialized activity programs for memory care residents offered by trained staff and volunteers. Owner: The Altenheim Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 93 Cost per day: private $258; semiprivate $217 Special services: On-site skilled nursing and rehabilitative services including physical, occupational, and speech therapies. Private rooms; state-of-the-art therapy gym; compassionate caregivers and licensed nurses on hand 24/7. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins., LTCi

936 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 584-7417 • thealtenheim.org

2911 Green Valley Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 941-9893 • autumnwoodshc.com

Baptist Health La Grange Rehab and Skilled Care

Christian Care Communities’ Christian Health Center Louisville

Number of beds: 24 Cost per day: private $301 Special services: Ranked 5-star by CMS; Private rooms with bathrooms & adaptive equip; 24/7 RNs; physical, occupational & speech therapy; activities; beauty salon; outdoor area; chaplain; dietitian; housekeeping; personal telephone & cable TV, onsite respiratory therapy, radiology & lab. Owner: Baptist Health Payment Accepted: Medicare, private, Medicaid, private ins., LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 117 Cost per day: private $256; semiprivate $239 Special services: Transitional care, short term rehabilitative hospital to home care, room service, spa, licensed nurses 24/7, all rehab therapies in-house. Advanced gym equipment, hair salon. Memory care and long term care, wellness. Owner: Christian Care Communities, Inc. Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins., LTCi

1025 New Moody Ln, La Grange, KY 40031 (502) 222-3376 • BaptistHealthLaGrange.com

920 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 583-6533 • ChristianCareCommunities.org

The Forum at Brookside

Friendship Health & Rehab

Number of beds: 60 Cost per day: private $288; semiprivate $237 Special services: Heartfelt care and skilled staff provide short & long term nursing care and rehab-physical, occupational, and speech for your loved one’s comfort, quality, and engaged lifestyle. Beautifully located in eastern Jefferson County. Owner: Five Star Senior Living, Inc. Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, Hospice, LTCi, private ins.

Number of beds: 128 Cost per day: private $275-$330; semiprivate $247-$262 Special services: Short and long term care, renovated private rehab suites w/smart televisions, sleeper sofas, free WIFI, 24 hour nursing care, physical, occupational, and speech therapies, remodeled therapy gym with state-of-the-art equipment, wound care physician, personalized treatment plans, activities, hair salon, cable TV, free laundry, and transportation. Norton physicians to oversee your care. Owners: Kevin Badger & Robert Young Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins, LTCi

200 Brookside Dr, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 245-3048 • theforumbrookside.com

7400 Friendship Dr, Pewee Valley, KY 40056 (502) 241-8821 • friendshipky.com

Green Valley Care Center

Nazareth Home

Number of beds: 141 Cost per day: private $301; semiprivate $251; Garden Terrace private $342; Garden Terrace semiprivate $285 Special services: All rooms include free basic cable, free phone line for local phone calls, and free Wi-Fi. We provide short-term rehab to home, longterm care and have a secured memory care unit. Owner: Life Care Centers of America Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins., LTCi

Number of beds: 87 Cost per day: $306-$316 Special services: Skilled and long term nursing care, all private rooms, exercise, social activities, massage and holistic therapy. Fine dining and award winning activity programs. Short stay Medicare recovery program bridging hospital to home. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc. Payment Accepted: LTCi, Medicare, Medicaid

3118 Green Valley Rd, New Albany IN 47150 (812) 945-2341 • lcca.com/19/

2000 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 459-9681 • nazhome.org

Nazareth Home – Clifton

Park Terrace Health Campus

Number of beds: 121 Cost per day: private $296, semiprivate $240 Special services: Skilled and long term nursing care, private and semiprivate rooms, exercise, social activities, massage and holistic therapy. Fine dining and activity programs. Short stay Medicare recovery program bridging hospital to home. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc. Payment Accepted: LTCi, Medicare, Medicaid

Number of beds: 88 Cost per day: $305 Special services: On-site skilled nursing and secured memory care services delivered by a compassionate, tenured team. Private and semi-private rooms; licensed nurses on hand 24/7. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins.

2120 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-9425 • nazhome.org

9700 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 995-6600 • parkterracehc.com

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Sam Swope Care Center

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital

Number of beds: 136 Cost per day: $295-$330 Special services: Area’s largest on-site rehabilitation center and on-site dialysis clinic. Offers hair salon, cafe, library and specialized activities through Inspirations program. Six residential houses promote healing and recovery. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc. Payment Accepted: Medicare, private, LTCi, Hospice, private ins.

Number of beds: acute rehab 38, sub-acute rehab 22 Cost per day: semiprivate $1,688 acute/$403 sub-acute Special services: Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative services for all ages, serving individuals with illnesses and injuries such as stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries, orthopedic trauma and surgeries, cardia conditions, and pulmonary diseases. Owner: Vibra Healthcare Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, private ins., VA

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-4907 • masonichomesky.com

3104 Blackiston Blvd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 941-8300 • vibrahealthcare/southern/Indiana

Springhurst Health and Rehab

Treyton Oak Towers

Number of beds: 90 Cost per day: $295-$450 Special services: All private rooms. Short-term rehab, long-term care, 24-hour skilled nursing and outpatient therapy. Cable, phone, comprehensive program for individual needs, private dining rooms, in-room dining, bistro, activities room, daily housekeeping, extensive therapy and restorative care. Owner: Baptist Homes, Inc. Payment Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, private, LTCi

Number of beds: 60 Cost per day: private $300-$400; semiprivate $255 Special services: Serving Louisvillians for 33 years; rendering superior nursing care and a wide range of rehabilitative services. Caring, friendly staff providing skilled nursing, short and long term rehabilitation. 8 new short term rehab suites.We are a continuum of care community. 2018 Deficiency Free State Survey. Owner: Third and Oak Corporation Payment Accepted: Private, LTCi, Medicare

3001 Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 426-5531 • springhurstpines.org

211 W. Oak St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 589-3211 • treytonoaktowers.com

Wesley Manor Health Care Center

4420 Abbott Grove Dr, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 969-3277 • WesMan.org

Number of beds: 64 Cost per day: private and semi private $270 Special services: 5-Star facility providing short-term/inpatient rehab in private rooms; long-term skilled nursing care in semi-private rooms. Physical, occupational and speech therapy in new Therapy Suite. Geriatric physician and psychiatrist on call 24/7. Regularly scheduled podiatry, dental, vision and hearing clinics. Full time chaplain, dietician, social director. Free Wi-Fi, cable TV and phone service. Sensory stimulation and state of the art virtual reality activities. Life Plan community – see Assisted Living, Personal Care and Independent Living. Owner: Methodist Retirement Home, Inc. Payment Accepted: Medicare, private, Medicaid, private ins., LTCi, VA

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Cherokee Park Rehabilitation 2100 Millvale Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 451-0990 • Cost per day: private $428; semiprivate $257

Clark Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Facility 517 North Little League Blvd, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 282-8406 • Cost per day: private $275, semiprivate $170

Clifton Oaks Center 446 Mt. Holly Ave, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 897-1646 • Cost per day: private $239, semiprivate $215

Eastern Star Home in Kentucky 923 Eastern Star Ct, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 451-3535 • Cost per day: private $135-$145, semiprivate $125

Episcopal Church Home 7504 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 736-7800 • Cost per day: private $316, semiprivate $231

Essex Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 9600 Lamborne Blvd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 935-7284 • Cost per day: semiprivate $187

Forest Springs Health Campus 4120 Wooded Acre Ln, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 243-1643 • Cost per day: $272-$303

Franciscan Health Care Center 3625 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 964-3381 • Cost per day: $240-$318

Genesis Crestview Center 1871 Midland Trail, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 633-2454 • Cost per day: $245-$270

Genesis Crestview Center 1871 Midland Trail, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 633-2454 • Cost per day: $245-$270

Genesis Kensington Center 225 St. John Rd, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270) 769-3314 • Cost per day: $262-$406

Genesis Klondike Center 3802 Klondike Ln, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 452-1579 • Cost per day: $298-$323

Genesis Regency Center 1550 Raydale Dr, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 968-6600 • Cost per day: $240-$283

Genesis Regis Woods 4604 Lowe Rd, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 451-1401 • Cost per day: $275-$523

Georgetown Manor Nursing and Rehab 900 Gagel Ave, Louisville, KY 40216 (502) 368-5827 • Cost per day: private $211, semiprivate $197

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Nursing/Rehab Directory << PAGE 82 Glen Ridge Health Campus 6415 Calm River Way, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 297-8590 • Cost per day: private $288-$321

Helmwood Healthcare 106 Diecks Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270) 737-2738 • Cost per day: private $252; semiprivate $218

Highlands Health & Rehabilitation Center 1705 Stevens Ave, Louisville, KY 40205 502-451-7330 • Cost per day: private: $200; semiprivate: $185

Hillcreek Rehabilitation and Care Center 3116 Breckinridge Ln, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 459-9120 • Cost per day: private $280; semiprivate $255

Hillcrest Centre for Health and Rehab 203 Sparks Ave, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (812) 283-7918 • Cost per day: private $189 or $250; semiprivate $159 or $200

Hometown Manor Assisted Living of Bardstown 103 Manor Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004 (502) 348-4663 • Cost per month: efficiency $1900$2300

Hometown Manor Assisted Living of Shelbyville 74 Mack Walters Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 437-0814 • Cost per month: private $2000$2300 (all inclusive)

Jeffersontown Rehabilitation 3500 Good Samaritan Way, Jeffersontown, KY 40299 (502) 267-7403 • Cost per day: private $253; semiprivate $218

KentuckyOne Health Frazier Rehab Institute 200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202 (502) 582-7490 • Cost per month: private $1597 and semiprivate

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Indian Creek 240 Beechmont Dr, Corydon, IN 47112 (812) 738-8127 • Cost per day: $240

Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation – Bashford 3535 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 459-1400 • Cost per day: private $238; semiprivate $220

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation – Harrison 150 Beechmont Dr, Corydon, IN 47112 (812) 738-0550 • Cost per day: $245

Kindred Transitional Care Rehab – Wedgewood 101 Potters Ln, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 948-0808 • Cost per day: private $270, semiprivate $221

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation – Rolling Hills 3625 St. Joseph Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 948-0670 • Cost per day: $224

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation–Sellersburg 7823 Old Hwy 60, Sellersburg, IN 47150 (812) 246-4272 • Cost per day: private $224; semiprivate $241

Landmark of Louisville (formerly Parkway) 1155 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217 (502) 636-5241 • Cost per day: private $220, semiprivate $245

Lincoln Hills Health Center 326 Country Club Dr, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 948-1311 • Cost per day: private $214; semiprivate $184

Louisville East Post-Acute 4200 Browns Ln, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 459-8900 • Cost per day: private $290-$358; semiprivate $246-$314

Maple Manor Christian Homes, Inc. 643 West Utica St, Sellersburg, IN 47172 (812) 246-4866 • Cost per day: private $180

Masonic Home of Shelbyville 711 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065 (502) 633-3486 • Cost per day: private $248-$295; semiprivate $236-$250

New Albany Nursing & Rehabilitation 201 E Elm St, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-9517 • Cost per day: private $220; semiprivate $195

Park Terrace Health Campus 9700 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 995-6600 • Cost per day: $305-$393

Providence – A Diversicare Community 4915 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-5221 • Cost per day: private $219-$276; semiprivate $188

Providence New Castle 50 Adams St, New Castle, KY 40050 (502) 845-2861 • Cost per day: private $217; semiprivate $204

Providence Richwood 1012 Richwood Way, LaGrange, KY 40031 (502) 222-3186 • Cost per day: private $233; semiprivate $202

River Terrace Health Campus 120 Presbyterian Ave, Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-0080 • Cost per day: $205-$331

Rivers Edge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 6301 Bass Rd, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 228-8359 • Cost per day: private $208; semiprivate $202

Riverview Village 586 Eastern Blvd, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 282-6663 • Cost per day: private $160; semiprivate $135

Seneca Place 3526 Dutchman’s Ln, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 452-6331 • Cost per day: private $242 to $273; semiprivate $231

Signature Healthcare at Jefferson Manor 1801 Lynn Way, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 426-4513 • Cost per day: private $278; semiprivate $255

Signature Healthcare at Jefferson Place 1705 Herr Ln, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 426-5600 • Cost per day: private $295

Signature Healthcare at Rockford Rehab & Wellness Center 4700 Quinn Dr, Louisville, KY 40216 (502) 448-5850 • Cost per day: private $240, semiprivate $223

Signature Healthcare at Summerfield Rehab & Wellness Center 1877 Farnsley Rd, Louisville, KY 40216 (502) 448-8622 • Cost per day: private $266; semiprivate $242

Signature Healthcare of East Louisville 2529 Six Mile Ln, Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 491-5560 • Cost per day: private $310; semiprivate $250

Signature Healthcare of South Louisville 1120 Cristland Rd, Louisville, KY 40214 (502) 367-0104 • Cost per day: private $450; semiprivate $240

Signature Healthcare of Elizabethtown 1117 Woodland Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270) 769-2363 • Cost per day: private $216, semiprivate $202

Signature Healthcare of Spencer County 625 Taylorsville Rd, Taylorsville, KY 40071 (502) 477-8838 • Cost per day: private $210; semiprivate $190

Signature Healthcare of Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital 1850 Bluegrass Ave, Louisville, KY 40215 (502) 361-6783 • Cost per day: private: $500

Signature Healthcare of Trimble County 50 Shepherd Ln, Bedford, KY 40006 (502) 255-3244 • Cost per day: private $325; semiprivate $200

SpringBridge at Green Valley Care Center 3118 Green Valley Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 945-2341 • Cost per day: $229

St. Matthews Care Center 227 Browns Ln, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 893-2595 • Cost per day: private $254; semiprivate $214

Sycamore Heights 2141 Sycamore Ave, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-5417 • Cost per day: private $233-$258, semiprivate $224

Thornton Terrace Health Campus 188 Thornton Rd, Hanover, IN 47243 (812) 866-8396 • Cost per day: $200-$331

Valhalla Post Acute 300 Shelby Station Dr, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 254-0009 • Cost per day: private $290

The Villas of Guerin Woods 1002 S Barbara Way, Georgetown, IN 47122 (812) 951-1878 • Cost per day: priv. $260

The Villages at Historic Silvercrest 1 Silvercrest Dr, New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 542-6720 • Cost per day: $217-$326

Wesley Manor Retirement Community 5012 E Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 969-3277 • Cost per day: private $320 semiprivate $270

Westminster Health & Rehab Center 2210 Greentree North, Clarksville, IN 47129 (812) 282-5911 • Cost per day: $192

Westminister Terrace 2116 Buechel Bank Rd, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 499-9383 • Cost per day: private: $284; semiprivate $253

Westport Care Center 1101 Lyndon Ln, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 425-0331 • Cost per month: private $7436; semiprivate $6772/ACU $7787

Westport Place Health Campus 4247 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 893-3033 • Cost per day: $278-$321

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Personal Care Directory

Personal Care offers residents minimal assistance for bathing, grooming, toileting, and dressing. The resident must be able to move around (even if in a wheelchair or scooter). Some health care is provided and medications are given. These facilities are licensed.

The Aldersgate at Wesley Manor

The Altenheim

Number of beds: 28 Cost per day: $154-$167 all inclusive Special services: Full medication management, licensed nurse on site 24/7, rehab and physician services, geriatric psychiatrist, secure memory garden, daily activities. Priority placement for short-term rehab and skilled nursing. Chapel, satellite TV, beauty salon, long-tenured staff. Located on 35 beautiful acres. No long-term contracts, entrance fees or deposits. See Nursing/Rehab directory for advanced Alzheimer’s/ dementia care. Owner: Methodist Retirement Homes of KY Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 30 Cost per day: Private Rooms/Suites with kitchenette $100 to $160 Special services: Providing the independence of living at home with all the services needed including 24-hour nursing care; medication administration; housekeeping; laundry/linen service; meals and snacks; daily activities with a wide range of choices; fitness, musical entertainment as well as social and educational outings; beauty and barber services. Part of our aging in place community. Owner: The Altenheim Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

5012 E. Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 (502) 969-3277 • WesMan.org

936 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 584-7417 • thealtenheim.org

Anthology of Louisville

Crescent Grove Memory and Personal Care

Number of beds: 53 Cost per day: starts at $167 Special services: Located at the corner of Hurstbourne Ln and Dorsey Ln Stonecrest of Louisville offers a caring and compassionate staff 24 hours a day. We can provide a spectrum of services tailored for each resident. Our team members are selected for their knowledge and abilities, but also the way they value and honor residents. Owner: Anthology Senior Living Payment Accepted: private, private ins., LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 55 Cost per day: $155-$204 Special services: Private rooms and couples suites. On-site, full-service Care Clinic. Activities through Inspirations program. 24/7 security. Rehab and dialysis clinic. Salon, theater and restaurants on campus. Owner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky Inc. Payment Accepted: private, private ins.

1105 Dorsey Ln, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 966-7077 • anthologyseniorliving.com

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville KY 40207 (502) 897-4907 • masonichomesky.com

Eastern Star Home

Exceptional Senior Living Prospect

Number of beds: 24 Cost per day: $115 Special services: Located in the beautiful Highlands Neighborhood! We are a Person Centered Care Community, that strongly believes our residents and their family should have direct involvement in the decisions of their care. Since 1952 The Eastern Star Home has been dedicated to offering a positive environment while promoting health and social interactions to exceed our resident’s expectations and enrich the lives we have the pleasure to serve in a traditional Home setting. Owner: Order of the Eastern Star Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 41 Cost per month: personal care studio $3700; 1 BR $4900; 2 BR $5900 Special services: Located by the Kroger and Starbucks in Prospect, Exceptional Senior Living is a licensed personal care community. Features 24 hr onsite nursing, restaurant style dining, engaging activity calendar, spa, putting green, fitness center, onsite PT & OT, theater, courtyard, and patio. Owner: Exceptional Senior Living Centers Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

923 Eastern Star Ct, Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 499-5533 • easternstarhomeky.com

6901 Carslaw Ct, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 907-3778 • ExceptionalSeniors.com

Forest Hills Commons

Glen Ridge Health Campus

Number of beds: 25 Cost per month: starting at $2495 Special services: Variety of floor plans with patio or balcony options: studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom; Personalized support services by licensed nursing staff around the clock; Wide range of engrossing social and recreational programs. Also offering a specialized memory care neighborhood catering to all resident needs. Owner: American Senior Communities Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of units: 26 Cost per month: $3145-$3700 Special services: Compassionate, tenured staff; licensed RNs 24/7; chef-prepared meals; activities designed to nourish the mind, body and spirit; gated courtyard; salon; skilled nursing, short-term care, therapy services on-site. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private

9107 Taylorsville Rd Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 499-5533 • ASCCare.com

6415 Calm River Way, Louisville, KY 40299 (502) 297-8590 • glenridgehc.com

Atria Blankenbaker 903 Blankenbaker Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 771-2291 • Cost per month: 1 BR apartment starts at $4850

Barton House 6830 Overlook Dr, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 423-7177 • Cost per month: $5950

Belmont Village Senior Living Community 4600 Bowling Blvd, St. Matthews, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 721-7500 • Cost per day: $105-$224

Brookdale Stonestreet 9251 Stonestreet Rd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 935-5884 • Cost per month: $2720-$3430

Episcopal Church Home 7504 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 736-7800 • Cost per day: $173-$250

Forest Springs Health Campus 4120 Wooded Acre Ln, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 243-1643 • Cost per month: $3480-$4207

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The Grand Senior Living

Morning Pointe of Louisville

Number of units: 62 Cost per month: efficiency $4350; 1 BR $5950; 2 BR $6800 Transportation available: yes Special services: Weekly housekeeping, laundry service, 24/7 staff on site, activity program, fitness center, 3 meals daily, assistance with medications and care services, Signature Passion Program Owner: Management, Civitas Senior Living Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 73 Cost per day: starts at $106 Special services: Conveniently located between Watterson Trail and Bardstown Road, a single level, state-of-the-art Senior Living/Personal Care community on nine acres. Comfortable home-like environment. 24-hour licensed nursing and aide staff to assist with clinical needs in addition to personal care services. Newly renovated wing of studio apartments. Owner: Independent Healthcare Partners/Morning Pointe Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

9300 Civic Way, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 310-1542 • thegrand-sl.com

4711 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 873-3800 • morningpointe.com

Nazareth Home

Nazareth Home – Clifton

Number of beds: 33 Cost per day: $187 Special services: Personal Care program includes apartments and activities designed for independence and choice. All rooms are spacious to promote recovery, privacy and family involvement. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, VA

Number of beds: 31 Cost per day: $162 Special services: Personal Care program includes apartments and activities designed for independence and choice. All rooms are spacious to promote privacy and family involvement. Owner: Nazareth Home, Inc. Payment Accepted: private

2000 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 459-9681 • nazhome.org

2120 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-9425 • nazhome.org

Parr’s at Springhurst

Symphony at Oaklawn

Number of beds: 79 apts Cost per day: $146-$218 Special services: A continuum of care campus. No additional charges for levels of care. Includes medication administration, three restaurant-style meals, daily housekeeping, transportation, beauty salon, ice cream parlor, Bistro, engaging activities and nurses 24 hours/7days per week. Studio, 1 BR and 2 BR floor plans Owner: Baptist Homes, Inc. Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

Number of beds: 56 Cost per day: $146-$242 Special services: Studio, 1 BR & 2 BR apartments with support from nurses and caregivers 24/7. Beautiful courtyards, salon, wellness center, community vehicle & van transportation, social & recreational activities, and meals. Owner: Compass Pointe Healthcare Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

3101 N Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 412-3775 • springhurstpines.org

100 Shelby Station Dr, Louisville, Ky 40245 (502) 632-5500 • symphonyatoaklawn.com

Symphony at Valley Farms

Treyton Oak Towers

Number of beds: 79 Cost per day: $3754-$5330, second occupant $1680 Special services: Located in the south end of Louisville, with new Personal Care services including nurses and caregivers 24/7. Beautiful new apartments include one or two person occupancy. Beautiful courtyard surroundings includes salon, wellness center, community vehicle and transportation. Social and recreational activities plus meals included. Owner: Milestone Retirement Payment Accepted: private, LTCi, VA

Number of beds: 40 Cost per day: $154-$203 Special services: Serving Louisvillians for 34 years; Spacious private apartments; restaurant style dining; daily activities; on site therapy, wellness center, dentist; salon and more; devoted staff uniquely equipped to enhance every stage of life. We are a continuum of care community. 2018 Deficiency Free State Survey. Owner: Third and Oak Corporation Payment Accepted: private, LTCi

10201 Valley Farms Blvd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 937-3028 • symphonyatvalleyfarms.com

211 W Oak St, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 589-3211 • treytonoaktowers.com

Westport Place Health Campus 4247 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 893-3033 • westportplacehc.com

Number of beds: 26 Cost per month: $3574-$4366 Special services: Compassionate, tenured staff; licensed RNs 24/7; chefprepared meals; activities designed to nourish the mind, body and spirit; gated courtyard; salon; skilled nursing, short-term care, therapy services on-site. Owner: Trilogy Health Services, LLC Payment Accepted: private

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Personal Care Directory << PAGE 86 The Forum at Brookside 200 Brookside Dr, Louisville, KY 40243 (502) 245-3048 • Cost per day: $204, $236, $284

Hallmark House 10301 Coneflower Ln, Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 290-6706 • Cost per month: $4750-$5050

The Legacy at English Station 13700 English Villa Dr, Louisville, KY 40245 (502) 309-2190 • Cost per month: starts at $5200

Park Louisville by Senior Star 10451 Linn Station Rd, Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 423-8776 • Cost per month: $3500

Rose Anna Hughes Home at Westminster 2120 Buechel Bank Rd, Louisville, KY 40218 (502) 499-9383 • Cost per day: $65-$134

Sunrise of Louisville 6700 Overlook Dr, Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 425-0820 • Cost per day: $110

Symphony at Valley Farms 10201 Valley Farms Blvd, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 937-3028 • Cost per day: $114-$194

Not To Miss

By Gioia Patton

Peter and the Wolf

Louisville Orchestra In 1936, Sergei Prokofiev was commissioned by the director of the Central Children’s Theatre in Moscow, to write a musical symphony for children, in which the narrator tells a children’s story, while the orchestra illustrates it. The intent was to introduce children to the individual instruments of the orchestra. Each character of this tale is represented by a corresponding instrument in the orchestra: the bird by a flute, the duck by an oboe, the cat by a clarinet playing staccato in a low register, the grandfather by a bassoon, the wolf by three horns, Peter by the string quartet, the shooting of the hunters by the kettle drums and bass drum. The giant puppets of the Squallis Puppeteers join the Louisville Orchestra on stage for this production.

WHEN: March 21 at 11am WHERE: The Brown Theatre TICKETS: $15 CONTACT: kentuckycenter.org/ presents, by phone 502.584.7777, 800.775.7777, and in-person at The Kentucky Center box office (walk up or drive-thru). Call 502.566.5111 for information about the range of accessibility options offered. *Best suited for children ages 3-12 Pre-concert activities begin at 10:00am in the Brown Theatre lobby.

The Marriage of Figaro

Kentucky Opera Composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts. With a storyline that rivals the best of the best of American soap operas (revenge, disguise, love, trickery, + a wedding thrown in for good measure), to that end, the Arts Insider refers to this opera as ‘The Young & the Restless... put to music.’ Considered among many opera fans to be ‘the perfect opera.’ *Sung in Italian with English supertitles WHEN: February 14 at 8pm and February 16 at 2pm WHERE: The Brown Theatre TICKETS: start $85 CONTACT: kentuckycenter.org/presents, by phone 502.584.7777, 800.775.7777, and in-person at The Kentucky Center box office (walk up or drive-thru). Call 502.566.5111 for information about the range of accessibility options offered.

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How We Met Connie Meyer writes regularly for Today’s Transitions. You can reach Connie at ConnieL605@aol.com.

It Was Love at First ‘Height’

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he summer after Karen Kremp turned 15, she met David Hougland at the community swimming pool in their neighborhood in Indianapolis. Karen recalls with a smile that the first thing she noticed about David was his height. At 5 feet 8 inches Karen was self-conscious about how tall she was since she had usually been the tallest in her class. David easily towered over Karen at 6 feet 4 inches tall. Looking back, you could call the meeting David and Karen Hougland love at first height. Conversation between the teenagers came ferred to Erie, Pennsylvania, when the easily. David remembers that Karen couple’s first child was only 6 months was the only girl to talk to him that old. Karen remembers the difficulties of day. Karen left that first meeting knowing no one in Erie and seeing snow hoping to hear from David again. that seemed never ending. Looking back Unfortunately, Karen had a longer now Karen sees that time as pivotal in wait than she had anticipated. David their marriage because they had no one did not call until the following year to depend on except each other. and only after enlisting a friend to call Karen first to see if she was interested in him. Karen answered yes, and she and David embarked on their first date. Karen recalls the excitement of getting all dressed up to go on her very first date ever with David to downtown ­— Karen Hougland Indianapolis to see Dr. Zhivago. David arrived in his dad’s brand new 1966 dark green Mustang. After an extremely long year, David Karen and David dated exclusively was transferred back to Louisville through the rest of high school. When where he and Karen would eventually it came time for college, David left first, build one of the first houses in Lake being a year ahead of Karen in school. Forest. They would raise their three Both went to different colleges in Indichildren there. At that time there was ana. They married in August 1970, right not a parish close by, and they realized before David started his senior year. that the children of their neighbors David and Karen lived in a small went to at least eight different Catholic town near Terre Haute, Indiana, for the schools. David and two other neighfirst nine months of their marriage as bors had meetings with the Archbishop David finished school. His first job was about the possibility of a church for the at GE in Louisville as an engineer in a fast-growing area. training program. Soon he was trans-

“You are never too old to hold hands.”

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David and Karen threw their energy whole-heartedly into fundraising for building a church that would eventually become St. Patrick’s. Karen and David made the church the center of their family, and Karen would eventually start a prayer blanket ministry there that is still thriving. David and Karen devoted a lot of time to leading young engaged couples in the marriage preparation required in the Catholic Church. Karen advises young couples today to remember, “You are never too old to hold hands. It shows others that you face the world and its problems as one helping each other.” In August 2019 David and Karen celebrated their 49th year of marriage. For their 45th anniversary, they decided to watch the movie they saw on their first date together — Dr. Zhivago. They have already decided that on their 50th they will re-read the three years of letters they wrote each other before they married. They will celebrate surrounded by their three children plus spouses, and their grandchildren. The love that drew them together more than 50 years ago leaves a legacy of love that lives on through family.