Morning Pointe Welcomes Back Volunteers To Senior Living Communities

Monday, December 6, 2021

Morning Pointe Senior Living announces the triumphant return of volunteers to all its assisted living, personal care and Alzheimer’s memory care communities across the Southeast, just in time for an exciting holiday season.

Though many volunteers have continued to contribute to Morning Pointe resident life enrichment in many creative, safe ways over the past months—thanks to new guidance from state health authorities, in-person activities and events are now taking place all across our footprint.

Founded in 1996 by Tennessee healthcare entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and Franklin Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 35 assisted living, personal care, and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in five southeastern states.

“I rediscovered the joy and just how fulfilled my heart could be when I was able to come back and
volunteer again at Morning Pointe,” said Lacy Graydon, a longtime Morning Pointe volunteer from
Hospice of Chattanooga who, prior to the pandemic, was a regular weekly visitor. “I have always loved volunteering and spending time with the residents here. The laughter, stories and great jokes ring joyfully in my ears always. Thank you, Morning Pointe, for giving me more than I could ever offer in return.”

For Senior Life Enrichment Director Holly Holcomb, the return of volunteers to Morning Pointe of
Chattanooga at Shallowford is literally music to her ears. “We didn’t realize just how much we missed all the volunteers until they started coming back recently," she said. "Volunteers and visitors add an exciting dynamic to the purposeful programming that help encourage daily exercise, life-long learning and outside social connections."

“Morning Pointe’s life enrichment programming is not just about staying busy—it is an opportunity to connect residents to activities they’ve enjoyed throughout their lifetime, creating purpose-filled days. Volunteers are the lifeblood of these opportunities,” said Greg A. Vital, president of Morning Pointe Senior Living.

Churches, civic organizations, schools, and individuals are now being welcomed back in-person in small groups at all Morning Pointe communities across the Southeast. Like always, all visitors, staff and volunteers need to wear facemasks upon entering any Morning Pointe community.

To sign up to be a volunteer, visit morningpointe.com/volunteer or call your local Morning Pointe community to get started.



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