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Blanket Drive for the Homeless

Blanket Drive for the Homeless

Help those in need stay warm this winter by participating in a Blanket Drive for the Homeless. In partnership with Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, Creekside on Bardstown and Kentucky ElderLaw, PLLC will be collecting new or gently used blankets now through December 31. You may drop your donations off at either location (Creekside on Bardstown is located at 3535 Bardstown Road, Louisville, and Kentucky ElderLaw is located at 920 DuPont Road, #200, Louisville). Or, for five or more items, they will pick them up! To arrange for items to be picked up, Email SForee@Jeffersontownrehab.com or call/text Samuel Foree at 502.873.8110.

Exceptional Living Centers Expands Senior Living Portfolio

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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 Caring.com 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 Caring.com 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!

Village East Open House – December 5-6

Village East Open House - December 5-6

You're invited to join Village East for an open house from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 5 and Friday, December 6. Come check out this Independent and Assisted Living community in Middletown, Kentucky. For more information, call 502.254.1799 or visit www.VillageEastCommunity.com.

Festival of Nativities – December 6

Festival of Nativities - December 6

You're invited to a special community-wide Christmas celebration, the "Festival of Nativities" from 10 am - 3 p.m. on December 6. Over 600 nativities from around the world will be on display, so you won't want to miss this opportunity for your group! And, even better, these "express hours" are designated for senior living communities and others who need a less crowded environment to enjoy the festival, as well as room for wheelchair and walker maneuverability.

Visit www.CrestwoodNativities.com for more information, or click on the flyers below:

2019 FON Express (002)

FON Express Front (002)

This event is free but requires an appointment. To schedule your group tour, contact Rhonda Richins, Festival Express Coordinator, at 502.724.8000 or RhondaRichins@gmail.com.

Guest Speaker at Park Louisville – December 17

Guest Speaker at Park Louisville - December 17

You're invited to join Park Louisville for a presentation by a guest speaker, Patti Naiser from Senior Home Transitions, on December 17. Often while visiting family for the holidays, we see signs that a loved one may need more assistance or a higher level of care. Park Louisville is a resource for families just like yours and can help you navigate the next steps. Join them for a special presentation featuring Patti Naiser from Senior Home Transitions. Patti will share her expertise on finding the best living situation for your loved one. A welcome reception will begin at 5 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 6 p.m. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. But, space is limited, so call Park Louisville at 502.423.8776 to reserve your spot.

Holiday Open House at The Lantern – December 17

Holiday Open House at The Lantern - December 17

You're invited to a Holiday Open House Breakfast Bar at The Lantern at Morning Pointe from 8-10 a.m. on December 17! This will be a real treat as the Breakfast Bar will be filled with food for everyone's appetite prepared by Chef Tee. And, don't forget to leave with your cookies for Santa! For more information, contact The Lantern At Morning Pointe at 502.212.5199.

“Enhancing Care and Reducing Stress” Lecture at Atria Springdale – December 11

"Enhancing Care and Reducing Stress" Lecture at Atria Springdale - December 11

Join Atria Springdale from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on December 11 for a lecture entitled "Enhancing Care and Reducing Stress. Chris Prentice of ComForCare Home Care will share suggestions for reducing caregiver stress. He'll also share ways to help a person with dementia strengthen his/her remaining abilities and decrease their challenging behaviors. Lunch will be served. RSVP to Atria Springdale by calling Sara at 502.412.0222. Or, you can email Sara at Sara.Olivencia@AtriaSeniorLiving.com.

Holiday Bazaar at Magnolia Springs Louisville – December 11

Holiday Bazaar at Magnolia Springs Louisville - December 11

Join Magnolia Springs Louisville for a Holiday Bazaar from 3-5 p.m. on December 11. Support local artisans this holiday season because it IS the season to shop after all! And, refreshments will be available! For more information, call Magnolia Springs at 502.716.5160.

White Elephant Christmas Party at Park Louisville – December 10

White Elephant Christmas Party at Park Louisville - December 10

Ring in the holidays with your friends at Park Louisville by joining them for a white elephant Christmas Party from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10. Enjoy unique holiday-themed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. And bring a gift under $25 for the White Elephant Gift Exchange and go home with a fun party gift! To RSVP, call Park Louisville at 502.423.8776.

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