Today’s Transitions Innovation Awards Winner: The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Jeffersontown

Jayme Cooper, therapy manager at Good Samaritan Society, helps rehab patients readjust to getting in and out of their car. Photo by Melissa Donald  Today's Transitions is recognizing local services and communities whose innovative ideas are improving the quality of life for seniors and caregivers. Read about one of our four Today's Transitions Innovation Award winners who won in the Innovative Structural Design category.WINNER: The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Jeffersontown Innovation: Occupational Therapy Mimics HomeType: Nursing/RehabSize: 76 residents (skilled care); 22 (post-acute rehab)Good Samaritan Society gives rehab patients a safe environment for easing themselves back into their daily tasks. Its [...]

By |2017-11-09T15:30:00-05:00November 9, 2017|Healthy Choices|

Today’s Transitions Innovation Awards Winner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky with Senior Care Experts

(l-r) Linda Wagner, dining services director for Masonic Homes of Kentucky with Danielle Herriford of Senior Care Experts and Courtney Dale who works in hospitality at Masonic Homes of Kentucky. Photo by Melissa DonaldToday's Transitions is recognizing local services and communities whose innovative ideas are improving the quality of life for seniors and caregivers. Read about one of our four Today's Transitions Innovation Award winners who won in the Innovative Support Services Winner category.WINNER: Masonic Homes of Kentucky with Senior Care ExpertsInnovation: Meals Program to HomeboundType: Aging-in-place and support services Size: 130-150 meals per day Masonic Homes of Kentucky is working [...]

By |2017-11-09T13:30:00-05:00November 9, 2017|Healthy Choices|

Today’s Transitions Innovation Awards Winner: Frazier Rehab Institute

Dr. Kathrin LaFaver, director of the UofL Physicians Movement Disorders Clinic, has developed various treatments, activities, and events for people with movement disorders. Photo by Melissa Donald Today's Transitions is recognizing local services and communities whose innovative ideas are improving the quality of life for seniors and caregivers. Read about one of our four Today's Transitions Innovation Award winners who won in the Innovative Therapeutic/Mobility Services Winner category.WINNER: Frazier Rehab InstituteInnovation: MoRe combines physical, occupational, and speech therapy with intensive cognitive behavioral therapy in one intensive week.Type: RehabilitationSize: 1,769 (inpatients); 9,529 (outpatients)“The innovation is that we are able to systematically align all [...]

By |2017-11-09T11:30:00-05:00November 9, 2017|Healthy Choices|

Today’s Transitions Innovation Awards Winner: Belmont Village Senior Living

Center: Melissa Weidman, memory program coordinator at Belmont Village, is with Dr. Robert Marin, Jeanette Alexander, Odette Holcomb, and Valinda Costabell during a Circle of Friends group session.Photo by Melissa Donald  Today's Transitions is recognizing local services and communities whose innovative ideas are improving the quality of life for seniors and caregivers. Read about one of our four Today's Transitions Innovation Award winners who won in the Innovative Healthcare Services category.WINNER: Belmont Village Senior LivingInnovation: Circle of Friends, focusing on mental fitness and physical activity for seven days a week for those with dementia.Type: Alzheimer’s CareSize: 110 [...]

By |2017-11-09T09:30:00-05:00November 9, 2017|Healthy Choices|
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