Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Younger meets older

These three young professionals are impacting aging care through their roles with Masonic Homes of Kentucky (MHKY). We spoke with Nick Cooper, executive director and administrator; Casey Adams, vice president of independent living; and Nicole Candler, senior vice president of marketing and communications, about about advances in aging care and why they enjoy working with

Telehealth program brings expert care into even the smallest of rural communities in Kentucky

By Laura Dawahare Somewhere in Kentucky, a patient checks in at the front desk of her local hospital’s memory or behavioral health clinic. The patient is concerned she may be having memory problems and, at the encouragement of family and friends, has booked an evaluation. A nurse greets the patient and takes her into an

Cabinet reaches agreement with Bluegrass.org to manage Hazelwood ICF

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has reached an agreement with Bluegrass.org – a Kentucky-based, non-profit organization – to assume management of Hazelwood, a state-owned Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The agreement includes Hazewood ICF, the Hazelwood specialty clinic, and three community homes. “Hazelwood plays an invaluable

Not your Father’s senior living facility

By: Janet Lively and Jim Schaefer For 35 years of our firm’s 63-year history, we’ve had the distinct pleasure of working with many national clients in the aging care markets, shaping the environments of people like my grandparents, parents, and future generations.  A significant evolution in the desires, preferences and economics surrounding this market has

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