If you want to start your new year off with making some changes — whether big or small — take a look at this year’s list of Best for You winners for some ideas on beginning the process.
Healthful Food — Paul’s Market
Paul’s is known for stocking a large selection of fresh produce, much of it sourced locally, as well as a variety of freshly prepared salads and meals.
Wellness — Women First
Celebrating 29 years in business, this obstetrics and gynecology practice prides itself on building strong personal connections with patients and empowering women to take charge of their health care. “Our name says it all — we put women first in everything we do,” says Executive Director Denise Kirkham.
Get Moving — YMCA of Louisville
Group exercise classes, aquatics, personal training, and fully equipped gym facilities make the Y a go-to destination for anyone looking to get fit and get active.
Save Your Skin — Dermatology Associates
This full-service dermatology practice offers medical, surgical, and cosmetic procedures ranging from skin cancer detection and treatment to rejuvenation programs for aged, sun-damaged, sensitive, and acne-prone skin.
Find Relief — Frazier Rehab Institute — KentuckyOneHealth
Comprised of an extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities with state-of-the-art equipment, Frazier Rehab is dedicated to providing treatment and support to those who need it. The facilities are staffed with highly trained therapists who are experts in their fields.
Improve Sight — John-Kenyon (tie)
Leading the field in cataract, refractive, and retinal surgery, John-Kenyon strives to bring the best and newest treatments and technology to patients while providing personalized care. “We put a lot of effort in designing custom treatments for our patients depending on their needs,” says Dr. Asim Piracha, medical director and refractive specialist.
Improve Sight – Bennett & Bloom Eye Centers (tie)
Offering comprehensive eye care including treatment of disease, LASIK, and other vision correction procedures, the ophthalmologists, optometrists, and technicians at Bennett & Bloom pride themselves in providing excellent quality of care.
Reshape/Contouring — Calobrace & Mizuguchi Plastic Surgery Center
Board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. M. Bradley Calobrace and Dr. Nana N. Mizuguchi recently welcomed Dr. Chet Mays to their team. Together, the surgeons offer both invasive and non-invasive options to help patients achieve their cosmetic goals for face, breasts, and body.
Help Others — Hosparus Health
The organization known for providing end-of-life care and support to hospice patients and their families is expanding its services. Now known as Hosparus Health, it includes a palliative care program for seriously ill patients and a life care program for those coping with chronic illness.
Home Improvement — Frank Otte Landscape & Design Group
From initial design through installation and follow-up maintenance, Frank Otte Landscape & Design Group is a full-service landscape company. “What sets us apart is the experience and professionalism of our crew,” says co-owner Sharry Waldeck.
Home Interiors — Colonial Designs
Originally founded in 1951 as a family business specializing in florist services, Colonial Designs has grown to include furniture, home decor accessories, and special gifts. The store also offers custom upholstery fabrics and design services.