Entries by MHKY1821

Now and Forever

Planning a Future at Masonic Homes Kentucky Before the Need for Assistance For the last 44 years, the sun has shone brightly on Patricia Shaw Crabb and her husband, Gary and the house in Louisville they called home. “We’ve enjoyed our years here, and we had two kids that we raised here,” she said. The […]

Continued growth for Masonic Homes

A new chapter begins for Masonic Homes Kentucky’s Shelbyville Campus. As the most awarded long-term care community in the state, Masonic Homes Kentucky’s Shelbyville Campus is known for unparalleled care in assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. And now, a recently announced expansion will give the campus another distinction: Masonic Home Shelbyville will soon be […]

Meadow Active Lifestyle Community’s Pioneers

Larry and Edith Ethridge made some wonderful memories in their family home: they hosted what felt like the entire freshman class from University of Georgia for the Kentucky Derby, cooked family dinners, celebrated holidays, invited friends in and created their life in between those walls. But, after nearly 40 years in their Cherokee Triangle home in Louisville, […]

Tough Talk

The holidays are upon us, and for some, it may be one of the few times a year we are lucky enough to have the whole family in one place. It’s a time of year filled with food, traditions, memories, family gatherings and conversation. But for families facing big decisions about the best ways to […]

Back to Basics: Estate Planning

It’s never too early to begin thinking about your legacy or shaping your estate plan. Contrary to what people may think, you don’t need to be a millionaire to have an estate plan. An estate plan is an imperative part of any ongoing financial planning process. Your life, your dreams, your legacy Your legacy transcends money — […]

A Legacy of Carefree Living

One of the Principle Tenets of Freemasonry—one that all Freemasons around the world hold dear—is Relief, or the responsibility to care for those in the community who need it most. Since 1867, Masonic Homes Kentucky has proudly aided those in need. First, through medical care and housing to aging Masons and their families, and today […]

A special thanks to our employees

A letter from J Scott Judy, Interim CEO at Masonic Homes Kentucky. Several years ago, while my children were opening gifts on Christmas morning, I sat in grateful appreciation for my family and the wonderful memories we were creating at that moment. But it also hit me how many people were at work at Masonic […]

Masonic Homes Kentucky continues to be the employer of choice in aging services

In late September, Fortune Magazine released the 2018 Fortune Best Workplaces for Aging Services List. Masonic Homes Kentucky was honored to be recognized as the 32nd best workplace for aging care. This was the first year Fortune Magazine included an aging services list in their best workplace publication. The applicants for the inaugural list spanned […]

Pen in Hand program at Village Active Lifestyle Community welcomes residents to tell their stories

From belly dancing lessons to biplane flights, Kevin Swansey, Lifestyle Coordinator for Village Active Lifestyle Community, is known for his boundary-pushing programming. In his five years at Masonic Homes, Kevin has invited residents to gain new experiences, no matter how unfamiliar they may feel. However, one of his newer endeavors, Pen in Hand, asks participants […]

A Collaborative Approach

Carri Featheringill, director of nursing at Sproutlings Pediatric Day Care and Preschool, attributes much of the success of Graham, Cade, and other children at Sproutlings to the collaborative approach the center takes to serving all children. “Here, the medically fragile children can get the medical attention they need, as well as the education and socialization […]