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Special Advertising Section Louisville-Based Elmcroft Senior Living Continues Investment in Local Market Elmcroft Senior Living is a Louisville headquartered provider of senior housing services in 19 states. In the greater Louisville market, Elmcroft is one of the largest providers of post-acute skilled nursing and rehabilitation services and serves over 1800 patients every day in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Its skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are located throughout the Louisville area. On the southwest side of Jefferson County, you will find Summerfield and Rockford Health & Rehabilitation Centers. On the east side, Elmcroft provides services at Jefferson Place, Jefferson Manor, Meadowview and Oaklawn Health & Rehabilitation Centers. As Elmcroft expanded its footprint locally, people began to recognize the company for more than its skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. In fact, Elmcroft operates another much larger division throughout the country. Its independent living, assisted living and dementia care division serves approximately 5700 residents in 86 communities in 19 states. In 2012, Elmcroft opened two new assisted living and dementia care communities in Louisville — Elmcroft at Oaklawn and Elmcroft of Valley Farms both opened in September, 2012. In the greater Louisville area, Elmcroft is also the only assisted living provider in neighboring Bullitt County, Elmcroft of Mt. Washington. Elmcroft of Valley Station became Southwest Louisville's first new assisted living community in a decade. In addition to creating an elegant living space for seniors, these new communities have been built with the latest advances in technology, safety and customer service. From spacious deluxe studio apartments to two bedroom suites, many floor plans include courtyard views or relaxing porches and all bedrooms and baths are equipped with emergency call systems. Residents enjoy the freedom of choosing their own agenda and activities, while feeling secure in the knowledge that 24-hour personalized assistance will always be available, should it be needed. Residents in each community have access to Elmcroft's signature programs such as its Vitality Club life enhancement program that encourages and supports healthy living, while honoring and respecting every individual. Heartland Village, its unique secured memory care neighborhood, is open at Elmcroft at Oaklawn and is expected to open at Elmcroft of Valley Farms in April of this year. The Heartland Village program utilizes the Best Friends® approach and is built around each individual's life history, cultural heritage, current abilities and interests. The Heartland Village secure dementia neighborhood is also available at Elmcroft of Mt. Washington. Elmcroft at Oaklawn opened on the existing campus of Oaklawn Health & Rehabilitation Center making this Louisville's newest campus offering a continuum of elder care services. On this campus, Elmcroft offers personal care senior living services, secure dementia care services, rehabilitation services, long-term nursing care services and outpatient therapy services. Construction is complete on a new state of the art 6,000 square foot therapy gym. What makes Elmcroft unique? "Our long standing reputation in the Louisville market for quality care," answers Pat Mulloy, CEO of Elmcroft Senior Living. Several of the Louisville communities have been operating for over 30 years. "We have maintained our quality reputation through consistent care and adapting our clinical services to meet the needs of our patients. It is this strong reputation for quality care that has allowed us to grow our footprint here in the Louisville market." To learn more, visit elmcroftseniorliving. com or call (502) 763-6000. Presbyterian Homes of Louisville — an Aging in Place Community The Presbyterian Homes of Louisville community includes more than 200 trained professionals who view their work as more than just a job. For them, it is a ministry of service to others. That's why many have provided their services for more than 25 years. Presbyterian Homes of Louisville offers a continuum of care — a true aging in place community — with three buildings on one campus. Westminster Terrace Assisted Living features spacious apartments with a variety of floor plans. This environment allows seniors the independence they desire, with the security of knowing that assistance is available if they need it. Rose Anna Hughes Home features both assisted living and personal care apartments. Assistance with activities of daily living and medication administration is available. Westminster Health & Rehab Center is a fully licensed, skilled nursing facility 3 0 GREATER LOUISVILLE HEALTH GUIDE 2013-14 providing multiple levels of aroundthe-clock care, from short-term and rehabilitation stays to long-term care. They have a dedicated transitional care unit featuring private and semi-private rooms. This unit is an interim step between the hospital and home, to help the individual better understand their medical condition and to receive therapy and education on-site. Therapy is also available on an outpatient basis. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted. Presbyterian Homes, located off Bardstown Road, 2 miles south of the Watterson Expressway, is a not-for-profit, faith based community that has been caring for Louisville's senior community since 1947. All residents enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle in the park-like campus, with a complete activities program, chef-created meals, social work services, chaplains and on-site church services. Visit Presbyterian Homes of Louisville online at or call (502) 499-9383 for a tour.

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