Fit Louisville

2016

Greater Louisville Health Guide is a directory and resource guide to health providers and services in Louisville, Kentucky. Includes listings of area doctors and dentists, hospitals, nursing homes and emergency care.

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F I T 2 0 1 6 - 2 0 1 7 3 7 Special Advertising Section Sister Rita Jarrell is a living example of someone who has found strength in serving others. The Ursuline Sister is a fve-time cancer survivor, a chaplain for Hosparus of Louisville and an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society. And as a resident of The Village active lifestyle community on Masonic Homes' Louisville campus, Rita has found an ideal balance for work, leisure, spiritual refection and support. Three years ago, Rita was living at the Ursuline Motherhouse. She was familiar with Masonic Homes' campus, having visited often as a hospice chaplain. "My own health had changed, and I felt it was the right time for me to regroup," she says. "Masonic Homes' positive outlook on aging — and meeting the individual's spiritual, emotional, and physical needs — was greatly important to me. I knew it was where I needed to come." Masonic Homes' Village Active Lifestyle Community ofers peace of mind for older adults Rita's health rapidly stabilized. "I'm not in a wheelchair as they predicted I would be by now," Jarrell says. "I walk 10,000 steps a day on the campus. It's been a very positive thing." Living at The Village allows Rita to continue pursuing her passions while ofering her the peace of mind and services that keep her healthy. The Village is a social community with a variety of amenities to support residents' independence. Now, The Village is ofering a "life-plan" option, giving residents peace of mind knowing that they will be eligible to receive higher levels of care and that they will be able to meet the associated costs before these services are needed. The Village active lifestyle community ofers three lifestyle options — life plan, market- rate rental and afordable housing rental. Life plan residents pay an entrance fee and monthly service fee in return for priority access and a discounted rate for Masonic Homes' health care services should they need them. "I'm amazed at the generosity of the people who ofer the professional care and services here. I'm impressed with their commitment to the people they serve," Sister Rita says. "They create the best quality of life for the aging person." For more information about The Village, call (502) 894-0195. Chickens, Eggs, a Vegetable Garden — Home Sweet Home — Right? These are just some of the wholesome, healthy, homey surroundings the folks at Heartsong Memory Care and their families enjoy. Heartsong Memory Care's campus includes a secure 36-bed licensed personal care home and an adult daycare program specializing in the care of seniors with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia. Stimulating activities such as trivia contests, gardening, singing and games promote cognitive functioning, physical health, and spiritual & social well being. On-site physician visits and therapies ensure a personalized medical care plan in a secure environment in which patients are free to safely move about indoors and out. One of Heartsong's defning characteristics is that it is fully licensed in both its residential and adult day care settings, enabling your loved one to receive health care from licensed nurses. Not all memory care programs can ofer that level of care. heartsong-mc.com (502) 935-3300 • heartsong-mc.com 9260 Stonestreet Rd. • Louisville, KY 40272 • Specializing in Memory Care (Dementia, Alzheimer's) • Licensed Health Care, Licensed Nurses • Residential Community and Adult Daycare Program on campus • Locally owned & operated "A FRIEND knows the song in your HEART and sings it to you when you've forgotten the words"

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