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Congratulations "Caring Stars 2020" Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following KSLA members for being recognized as "Caring Stars 2020" Award Recipients:

Caring Stars is a national program recognizing service excellence in senior living and in-home care, based on consumer ratings and reviews in the senior care directory.

To be recognized as a Caring Star of 2020, the senior living community had to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have an overall average rating of 4.5 stars or higher (on a scale of 1 to 5) by October 15, 2019;
  • Have 10 or more consumer reviews on their listing by October 15, 2019;
  • Have 3 or more reviews on their listing dated between October 15, 2018 – October 15, 2019, including at least one that was posted during 2019 and at least one that had a 5-star rating; and
  • Respond to any/all negative (1-star or 2-star) reviews on their listing.

These four KSLA provider members are four of 149 in the country recognized. Congratulations!

Welcome to Two New Members!

Welcome to Two New Members!

The Kentucky Senior Living Association welcomes two new members to its Association: Bluebird Homecare, Inc. Kentucky and Forza Architecture, Inc.
10200 Forest Green Blvd, Suite 112, Louisville, KY 40223
Private-pay, non-medical home care services
Contact: Joanne Flatt, Regional Director, 502.429.9340,
654 S. Shelby Street, Suite 301, Louisville, KY 40202
Architects, Designers and Planners
Contact: Stephen Tracy, AIA, Principal Architect, 502.896.1328,
Read more about Forza Here.

Active Shooter Workshop - November 6

The Active Shooter workshop will be led by Joe Murray, Director of Security Consulting services, Care Centers Management Consulting. Join us to learn what to do if faced with an Active Shooter scenario in your community.
The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6 in the Community Room at the Brownsboro Road Republic Bank Building. The cost for KSLA members is $60 for the first registrant and $40 for each additional registrant attending from the same community. The non-member registration fee is $80 per person. Lunch will be provided.
Click Here to see the Offering Announcement. Click Here to register.
We hope you and your staff will join us!

Welcome New KSLA Members!

Tom Wirostek, Chief Development Officer,
101 Cabarrus Ave East, Suite 200, Concord, NC 28025
On-site long term care health provider
Laura Fackler, Marketing Director,
8013 Lakeside Quarry Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Home builder & remodeler
Patty Hansel, Regional Vice President,
4647 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY 40219
Private duty medical and non-medical services
133 Evergreen Road, Suite 210, Louisville, KY 40243
Group purchasing organization
Ken Weber, COO,
1603 Stevens Ave, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40205
Communication - Alert & Notification
Dementia & Drugs – A Recent Article

Dementia & Drugs - A Recent Article

Recently, KSLA hosted a workshop, led by two representatives from PCA Pharmacy. During the workshop, we learned about several commonly prescribed drugs that are tied to an increased risk of dementia. This must be a hot topic, because the following article appeared on CNN's website last week.

Click Here to read the article.



Congratulations 2019 KSLA Award Winners!

The following individuals were recognized at the Awards Luncheon at the KSLA Conference & Exhibition.

Outstanding Caregiver Award: This year, there was a tie for the Outstanding Caregiver Award. The winners were Helen Tipton from Hometown Manor Assisted Living, & Sharleeta Clayton from Atria Springdale.

Outstanding Community Staff Member Award: Debbie Boroomand from Atria Stony Brook

Outstanding Newcomer Award: Rose Chaney, Magnolia Springs Lexington

Excellence in Civic Involvement Award: The Paragon of Madisonville

Leadership Award: Pat Cranmer, RobinBrooke Senior Living

Resident Lifetime Achievement Award: William E. Simpson, Village East, Inc.

Provider Lifetime Achievement Award: Dan Wilkerson, Liberty Ridge Senior Living

Congratulations Award Winners!

Meet the KSLA Board of Directors

At the recent KSLA Conference & Exhibition, the following members were elected to the KSLA Board of Directors:

  • President: Alice Tucker, Regional Director of Operations, Five Star Senior Living
  • Vice President: Susan Matherly, Executive Director, McDowell Place of Danville
  • Secretary: Adam Johnson, Assistant Executive Director, Heartsong Memory Care
  • Treasurer: Michael Berg, Executive Director, Magnolia Springs Lexington
  • Immediate Past President: Dean Windsor, Executive Director, Amber Oaks Assisted Living
  • At-Large Director: Debbi Hall, Regional Vice President, Morning Pointe Senior Living
  • At-Large Director: Jim Britt, Executive Director, Charter Senior Living, Bowling Green

The following individuals remain in their Board seat until May 2020:

  • At-Large Director: Cindy Rigg-Bratcher, Executive Director, Atria Elizabethtown
  • At-Large Director: Jessica Heck, Chief Strategy Officer, Blake Management Group
  • Associate Director: Rick Ruttinger, Sales Manager (KY & IN), Cordant Health Care

Many thanks to each of these individuals for investing their time, energy and vast knowledge of the senior living industry to serve all of our KSLA members!



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