Christian Care Communities Blog

Advanced Dementia and Pastoral Care

By: Jim Patton When I first started chaplaincy as a seminary student, I would arrive [...]

Assisted Living at Christian Care Communities

Assisted senior living communities constantly evolve to better serve and care for an active generation [...]

Called to Care

Why your personal mission should match your company’s core values Christian Care Communities was created [...]

Affordable Housing

As we age, the things we value may change. In a recent conversation with some [...]

Faith Restored

Since 1884, Christian Care Communities has been guided by our principles of faith, care, and [...]

Top 5 Reasons Working with Older Adults is Rewarding

Are you considering a career working with older adults? With great career advancement opportunities and [...]

Healthy Eating Tips for Senior Nutrition

Good nutrition is important at any age. Healthy eating helps reduce the risk of high [...]

Five Reasons to Consider Assisted Living

Our assisted living communities constantly evolve to better serve an active generation of seniors. Residents [...]

Top Ten Things to Consider When Looking for a Transitional Care Facility

Transitional Care Programs are a great option for further recuperation and therapies after a hospital [...]

Bring Year-round Cheer to Seniors, Simply Volunteer

One of the most fulfilling things we do may be helping others. As we look [...]

The Importance of Transitional Care Programs

High-quality transitional care is important for older adults with chronic conditions and complex therapy needs, [...]

The Best Friends™ Approach to Memory Care

Older adults with memory concerns, including Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, truly benefit [...]

Family in Senior Living

Our principles of Faith – Care – Family are central to everything we do at [...]

Intergenerational Care

Intergenerational care is defined by Generations United as opportunities for younger and older generations to [...]

The Importance of Spiritual Health

Spiritual Health For many of us, conversations about health and wellbeing naturally migrate to the [...]

Is It Time to “Right-Size” While the Market is Hot?

Housing Boom, Senior Edition The housing market is exploding this year and we’ve seen an [...]

The Importance of How We Care

The Importance of How We Care Care is an important component of the Faith – [...]

Faith in the Time of Pandemic

For over a year, so many have valiantly changed their regular routines and their normal [...]

Top 5 Reasons Why Now is a Good Time to Move to a Senior Living Community

With the pandemic, many are concerned – is it safe to move into a senior [...]

Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods in the News

Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods in the News ABC 36’s Lyssa High speaks with Tonya Cox, [...]

National Nutrition Month®

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. [...]

The Life & Times of Theron & Marcie Blankenship

Leading up to Valentine’s Day, we want to share one of our favorite love stories [...]

After tepid start, vaccine acceptance in Kentucky jumps — but vaccine availability lags

Deborah Yetter Louisville Courier Journal Published January 22, 2021 Don Hall, 88, right, and Patsy [...]

Long-term care facilities celebrate, share lessons learned from COVID-19 vaccine clinics

As pharmacists from CVS and Walgreens have entered long-term care facilities to vaccine staff and [...]

How to Combat COVID-19 Isolation & Loneliness

The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the globe and right now many of us feel disconnected. [...]

Congress awards highest honor to three Louisville youth

The Congressional Gold Medal Award started in 1979. 538 students from around the country earned [...]

2019 Healthiest Employer

Christian Care Communities Honored as a Finalist in Healthiest Employers® of Louisville Award applicants were [...]

Giving Tuesday

What Inspires You to Give Back?#GivingTuesday is December 3rd #GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement [...]

Public service pays off for Louisville’s Congressional Gold Medal for Youth winners

Lucas Fortwengler (left), Tierra Beard (center) and Demetrius Gunn pose with their U.S. Congressional Gold [...]

2 Louisville youths receiving Congressional Award gold medal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The U.S. Congressional Award gold medal is the highest honor given to youth [...]

A glance at Christian Care’s course in 2019

Living Our Mission of Care in 2018 A quick look back and an encouraging glance [...]

Founder’s Week 2018

The year was 1871. A young woman lay dying at Louisville’s City Hospital, overcome with [...]

2018 Platinum Worksite Wellness Award

Left to right: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Nathan Durrett, Workplace Health & Wellness Specialist for [...]

Giving Tuesday – November 28, 2017

Join Christian Care Communities as we participate in #GivingTuesday on Nov. 28. This is a global day [...]

Christian Care’s Founders Week 2017

The year was 1871. A young woman lay dying at Louisville’s City Hospital, overcome with [...]

2017 Healthiest Employer

Christian Care Communities was recognized as a Top 100 Healthiest Employer in 2017 by Healthiest Employer, [...]

2017 Flu Shot Clinics

In support of our Wellness Program, Christian Care Communities is partnering with several churches and [...]

Give For Good Louisville

Give For Good Louisville is Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019! #GiveForGoodLou and support Christian Care Communities! [...]

Meet Our Four Amazing Resident Centenarians

Christian Care’s Hopkinsville campus hosted a very special birthday celebration last month. Residents, families and [...]

Grayson Community Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Friendship House and Chapel House is celebrating its 25th anniversary and invites the community to [...]

Simmons College of Kentucky & Christian Care Communities Foundation

Above picture: Tierra Beard, left, student at Simmons College of Kentucky with Betty Riggins, resident [...]

How couple’s cope with Alzheimer’s


Explaining the Best Friends™ Approach to Care

Since The Best Friends™ Approach to dementia and Alzheimer’s care was introduced in 1997, the approach has [...]

Home for Christmas

The beauty of the Christmas season is just around the corner.  In many homes, the [...]

Giving Tuesday – November 29, 2016

Join Christian Care Communities as we participate in #GivingTuesday on Nov. 29. This is a global day [...]

Do You Know the Man in the Red Sweater?

Tom Moffett shows up. At meetings, at rallies, at protests, the Christian Care Louisville resident has [...]

Founders Week 2017

The year was 1871. A young woman lay dying at Louisville’s City Hospital, overcome with [...]

Christian Care Communities Receives $235,000 Gift

Community Room at Christian Health Center West to be Named in Honor of Bettie L. [...]

Give Local Louisville

Thank you to everyone who designated a gift to Christian Care Communities in Give Local [...]

Christian Care Communities Announces Mary Lynn Spalding President and CEO

Spalding becomes the first woman to be named President of Christian Care Communities since its [...]

The Friendship House gets $3.4M for renovations

Progress comes at a cost though, as some residents will have to go A senior [...]

Dr. Keith Knapp Awarded Outstanding Alumni from University of Kentucky

The award recognizes Knapp as a transformative leader who has improved standards of care for [...]