Morning Pointe Senior Care And Independent Healthcare Properties Opens New Facility In Lexington, Ky.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Chattanooga-based Morning Pointe Senior Care and Independent Healthcare Properties announced the grand opening celebration for Morning Pointe of Lexington-East.

The celebration marks the second Morning Pointe community in Lexington, Ky. A third is underway, The Lantern Alzheimer's Center of Excellence at Morning Pointe of Lexington, and will be open next month.

Conveniently located near St. Joseph's Hospital East off Richmond Road, just south of Man O'War Boulevard at 150 Shoreside Drive, Morning Pointe of Lexington-East features 53 personal care apartments, with an additional 20 apartments located in The Lantern, a secure dedicated program designed for residents with Alzheimer's and other memory care disorders.


"We are excited to see the city of Lexington come together for this special celebration," said Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of IHP and Morning Pointe. "With more people wanting these kinds of senior living services in their hometowns for their own families, I am thrilled that Morning Pointe can offer another choice for senior care and Alzheimer's care in the City of Lexington."

The $9 million complex is 55,000 square feet and is ideally located on approximately 10 acres near medical services and other support networks. Morning Pointe of Lexington-East and The Lantern is a personal care community providing individual care plans coordinated by licensed nurses for optimal healthcare management, a full life-enrichment program, 24-hour care and medication management by licensed nurses, 24-hour emergency response system and transportation to medical appointments plus restaurant-style dining with dietician oversight.

The Lantern Alzheimer's wing additionally offers  Meaningful Day programming. Specially-trained staff connect with resident's past and routines creating meaning and purpose each day. Other features include home-like tailored social areas and therapeutic interaction with groups along with a secured courtyard and family support services.


Heartland Ranch To Fund Interactive Arcade At Orange Grove Center

Orange Grove Center, Heartland Ranch and UTC Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance announce the grand opening of the Heartland Arcade at Orange Grove Center, Isidore Tyber Building,  2325 Shady Ln.  on Friday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Funded by the Heartland Ranch, the arcade will provide interactive kinetic video and arcade gaming opportunities for individuals ... (click for more)

'Cops For A Cause' In Support Of 2nd Annual Chattanooga Autism Awareness Walk

The 2nd Annual Chattanooga Autism Awareness Walk will take place on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Coolidge Park with a starting time of 10:45 a.m.,  with children’s activities available starting at 8 a.m. The route for the 2 miles total walk will start at Coolidge Park and continue over the pedestrian bridge, around the art district and then back to Coolidge Park. For this ... (click for more)

Chickamauga Lock To Reopen As Soon As Next Thursday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District  plans to reopen Chickamauga Lock to all navigation traffic as early as next Thursday. An inspection of the upper gate anchorage and a repair plan were completed today. Chickamauga Lock closed on Monday after a routine inspection revealed a crack in the anchorage of the upper gate. Lt. Col. John Hudson, commander ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

A Vote For Education Is Critical In Tennessee

In a state where just 28 percent of eighth graders are proficient in math and 33 percent are proficient in reading according to national assessments, education is deserving of more attention in 2014 elections. Across the country, more parents are making informed decisions about their child’s education, but for Volunteer State parents without resources, choices are difficult to come ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)