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.…

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…

Tough Talk

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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…

Back to Basics: Estate Planning

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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…

Your Aging Care Visit Checklist

By Cara Lococo Asking the right questions is key to finding the right aging care community. Cara Lococo, corporate director of sales at Masonic Homes Kentucky, suggests using her checklist on your visits.   Location and curb appeal…

Children of Aging Adults: The Aging Ladder

Many of us children of aging adults continue to face the daunting realization of how unprepared we are to deal with the aging adults in our lives.

Your Guide to Levels of Aging Care

Your Guide to Levels of Aging Care Personal care or assisted living? The options to aging care sometimes seem dizzying. But with our handy guide, your decision can be simplified. Continuing Care Retirement Communities, or CCRCs, combine…

Transitioning from Your Home to Independent Living

Making the decision to move to an independent living community can be exciting, but once that decision has been made there can be a mix of emotions.

A Look into the Aging Care Industry

At Masonic Communities Kentucky it is important that the programming that we do for residents is very diverse and more health-oriented.

An Exercise in Empathy

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According to P.K. Beville, a geriatric specialist and founder of Second Wind Dreams®, when someone is diagnosed with dementia, their friend level drops by 50 percent.