Entries by MHKY1821

Care Across Generations

The broad range of services at Masonic Homes Kentucky helps a close-knit family stay together. Maryrose Laun is a mother to five daughters. When each moved out of the family home, she never expected to share an address with any of them again. But as fate would have it, Maryrose now has not only one, […]

In Stitches

The needlework group at Miralea talks, laughs and donates nearly everything they make. Comradery, learning and a sense of pride are abundant every Thursday afternoon at Miralea Active Lifestyle Community as the women’s needlework group’s laughing, cajoling and clicking of knitting needles floats down the halls. “One of the unsaid motivating factors behind the ladies […]

When Technology Meets Care

Morning and night, any day of the week, Masonic residents always have access to a doctor with new technology. Maybe it’s a rash, or sudden dizziness, or what you think could be high blood pressure, but it’s the weekend and the attending physician has gone. In the past, there were three options: get care from […]

Graduate from Rehab

Class is in session: Masonic Homes Kentucky’s recovery expert lectures on passing rehabilitation therapy with flying colors.  While school is letting out for the summer, rehab is year-round. Natalie Tinsley is the senior vice president of therapy services at Masonic; she’s schooling us on the best ways to recover through rehab without being held back. […]

Personal Touch

Crescent Grove brings inspired living to personal and memory care This spring, Masonic Homes Kentucky unveiled yet another elevated living experience on its Louisville Campus when it welcomed residents to Crescent Grove Memory & Personal Care, formerly Pillars Assisted Care Center. Pillars, which opened in the 1980s, offered personal care for residents who value their […]

Rooted in History

Though Masonic Homes Kentucky recently celebrated its sesquicentennial, at least one inhabitant on the verdant Louisville Campus has been around much longer than that. On the east side of campus, behind Davies Hall, towers a 250-year-old Slippery Red Elm (Ulmus rubra). At more than 90 feet tall with the crown spread of 83 feet, this […]

Prized Possessions

Tidying up and paring down your belongings is all the rage, but as these residents at Miralea Active Lifestyle Community know, some special items spark too much joy to be parted with. These are the items that had to come with them when they moved in.

Better Together

Nurturing intergenerational relationships offers benefits for both young children and older adults. Every Wednesday afternoon just before 3 pm, Betty McKay leaves her apartment at Miralea Active Lifestyle Community, arms loaded down with a Mary Poppins style bag filled with children’s books and hand puppets. She stops by the first-floor restaurant, Juleps, to pick up […]