Couples Glove Up to Fight Parkinson’s Disease

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Intense activity has shown to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. For couples with one person managing a Parkinson’s diagnosis, like Dr. Richard Fellows and Lew Ketcham, the introduction of Rock Steady Boxing at Masonic Homes Kentucky…

Masonic’s Continuum of Care Made Residents Move from Independent to Personal Care Seamless

Dennis and Christel Spetz knew exactly what they wanted when they decided to move to a retirement community. As snowbirds, they wanted to be free of home maintenance responsibilities. They wanted peace of mind that their home was safe when they…

Why Assisted Living Jobs Should Be at the Top of Your List

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There are many professions that are needed to help an assisted living community run smoothly. While some people might be familiar with assisted living, most people don’t know the diversity of roles available at senior living communities. From…

Hold the mail: Maintenance-free living makes life easier for snowbirds

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Maintenance-free living makes enjoying life easier. Active lifestyle communities work with seniors to upgrade their days. Dennis and Christel Spetz knew exactly what they wanted when they decided to move to a retirement community. As snowbirds,…

How to Find a Job in Senior Living Near You

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Working with seniors is a thriving field with plenty of opportunities. Long-term care including assisted living and memory care communities bode well for continued job stability and growth. According to Statista, the average life expectancy…

Masonic Homes Kentucky Top 10 Gifts for Aging Adults

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It’s the common question around the holidays – what do I get mom and dad? Outside another blanket, ornament, tie or golf club cover, here are our 10 gift-giving ideas for aging parents or loved ones at all different stages of living.   Capture…

Role reversal: Tips for partnering with parents on the next stage of life

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Having patience and a game plan is important when exploring senior living options. The U.S. has entered the silver tsunami, where the surge of baby boomers — more than 20% of the population — are turning 65. With people living longer, the…

International Traveler Discovers Community Living

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Donna Peak knew a continuum of care topped her list of requirements when looking for a community to call home. Decades before, Peak and her siblings painstakingly moved their dad to three different locations to meet his needs as his level of…

Levels of Care Explained

Communities Designed Especially for You When You Need Them Finding the right care is important to your personal wellness. Let Masonic be your guide in determine what level of care fits your current needs with the added assurance that if your…

The Doctor is In

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The Care Clinic at Masonic Home Louisville offers residents access to a geriatrician Just like a pediatrician specializes in care for children under the age of 18, a geriatrician is a doctor specifically trained to evaluate and manage the…