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7 Common Myths About Seni...

Maybe you and your loved ones were already talking about senior living options, or perhaps...

How to Help Your Loved On...

As loved ones age, it’s vital that they stay active and engaged as much as possible. Not o...

How ECH's Dudley Square R...

For many people, volunteering is a key part of living a fulfilled life. Whether you volunt...

Unveiling the ECH Master ...

You may recall that in February we unveiled the “Episcopal Church Home Master Plan.” Appro...

4 Tech Tools & Apps That ...

Nowadays, the world is becoming more and more digital. While it can sometimes be hard to s...

How to Combat Compassion ...

Caring for our senior loved ones can be an incredibly rewarding endeavor. Whether caregivi...

The Latest Advancements i...

It may feel like the entire world is focused on COVID-19, but the coronavirus isn’t the on...

How to Make Your Home Saf...

Creating a safe home environment for loved ones with memory loss can seem like a daunting ...

How Caregivers Can Help S...

As hard as it can be to believe it, some people are taking advantage of the worldwide coro...

How to Help Your Aging Lo...

The vast majority of seniors have a strong desire to maintain their independence. And with...

The Caregiver's Guide to ...

From auto to home, you probably already have a few different kinds of insurance. But have ...

How Does Lifelong Learnin...

Consistent, lifelong learning is becoming ever more important in day-to-day life. Whether ...

An Inside Look at Life at...

Life at the Episcopal Church Home offers all the comforts of home with the high standard o...

How Episcopal Church Home...

The maintenance-free lifestyle of an Episcopal Retirement Services community means residen...

What Is the Difference Be...

When you hear the word “aging,” many different associations probably come to mind. Maybe y...

What Are the Main Causes ...

Seeing an older loved one have a lapse in memory can be worrisome — but it doesn’t necessa...

Why You Should Consider a...

If you work as a nurse, you’re probably already aware of the demand for qualified nursing ...

10 Tips for Improving You...

In a perfect world, we’d get along perfectly with our aging parents all the time. In the w...

Transitioning to Senior C...

No one likes to think about the loss of independence that often accompanies the aging proc...

10 Signs It Isn’t Safe fo...

The holidays are coming up, and family gatherings provide a built-in opportunity to check ...

6 Tips for Managing Careg...

It may be the “most wonderful time of the year,” but the holiday season is not without its...

The Benefits of Early Dem...

A dementia diagnosis can be life-changing. However, it can also be an opportunity to gain ...

First Christian Church Ge...

As more families struggle with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, memory ...

Meet the Volunteer Group ...

The transport bus at Episcopal Church Home (ECH) in Louisville got a makeover this past sp...

Exploring the Importance ...

Since 1881, Episcopal Church Home has been a place of love and compassion where families i...

How to Prepare Yourself f...

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia continue to have a monumental impact on so...

How ECH Maintains a Legac...

If you’re looking for a retirement community, personal care home or memory care in Louisvi...

Why It's Important for Se...

The long-awaited arrival of warm weather in Louisville means different things for differen...

Common Questions About Me...

When considering memory care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s normal ...

Tips for Understanding an...

Caregiver life can be wonderfully meaningful and fulfilling. But this doesn’t mean it’s no...

Tips for Traveling With a...

The weather is warming up, which means summer vacation will be here before we know it. Whe...

The ECH Tea Party: Connec...

Every month, Episcopal Church Home boasts a full calendar of activities for seniors. There...

Financial Habits that Cou...

Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia provides many advantages, including access to t...

Don't Be Afraid: Why You ...

If you or an aging loved one was at risk for high cholesterol, high blood pressure or anot...

ECH Residents Move to New...

Today’s personal care options for seniors are very different than those of 50, 25 or even ...

How to Know When In-Home ...

Many older adults voice a strong desire to “age in place.” However, while it’s sometimes p...

Choosing a Long-Term Care...

All long-term care communities aren’t created equal. Which begs the question: How do you f...

When Should Your Older Lo...

  Aging.com recently declared senior living to be “the first priority every senior should ...

Feet to The Fire Writing ...

When residents gather at the Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshops® at Episcopal Church Home...

Dealing With Dementia: On...

There are some days that I can’t get the motivation to call Mom on the phone. I never know...

Five Tips for Spending th...

The holiday season is upon us. And while the season brings the promise of all things merry...

5 Questions to Ask When C...

When a senior in your family is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of cogn...

Seven Memory Care Center ...

All memory care centers aren’t created equal. In fact, according to Kansas Advocates for B...

Bingocize Gets ECH Reside...

Photograph by Gary Kessler Seniors playing bingo is a common stereotype of retirement comm...

Feeling Guilty for Moving...

In a perfect world, our elderly loved ones would be able to stay in their cherished homes ...

How Does the Cost of Seni...

Aging isn’t cheap, especially when you factor in everything from healthcare to living arra...

4 Little-Known Benefits O...

Do you think of retirement communities as a last resort? Whether for a parent, grandparent...

Why ECH is One of Louisvi...

This year marked a milestone for Episcopal Church Home: We won one of Louisville Business ...

What To Say To An Elderly...

A diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s in an elderly loved one can feel overwhelming — and...

The Pros and Cons of Agin...

Of all the decisions you make with your parents, few carry more weight than the choice of ...

How You Can Spend Quality...

Family caregivers of seniors with moderate to severe memory loss often struggle to define ...

Louisville, Raising Alzhe...

In June, you may have seen people in Louisville wearing a lot of purple. That’s because it...

How to Ease Your Loved On...

When the time comes for your senior loved one to be placed in residential memory care for ...

What You Need to Know Abo...

Many Louisville families worry about paying for memory care when their older loved ones ar...

My Parent Was Just Diagno...

When your older parent is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, what steps should you take? Suddenly...

4 Critical Documents You ...

 In our nation's health care system, having proper, up-to-date documentation on file with ...

How to Cheer Up Elderly L...

Thanks to modern medicine, new tech, the availability of taxpayer-funded safety net servic...

3 Health Tips for Your El...

We all want our senior loved ones to be happy and healthy, so that they can age positively...

Healthy Aging Resources i...

As you may have noticed, in preparation for Episcopal Retirement Services' Refresh Your So...

5 Positive Aspects of Agi...

"Getting older is great!" said few people over the age of 21, ever. But are most of us wro...

4 Things to Do in Louisvi...

If there's one question that every senior asks him- or herself, it's how to feel young aga...

What's Happening at Episc...

Happy New Year, Louisville! My oh my, where did 2017 go? We're looking forward to another ...

8 Tips for Talking to Som...

Family members who are new to dealing with a loved one's dementia often ask us: "How do yo...

7 Reasons to Support the ...

For nearly a century and a half, Louisville seniors and their families have looked to the ...

How to Find a Memory Care...

If your senior loved one is living in the Louisville area with dementia, Alzheimer's, or a...

7 Holiday Warning Signs Y...

It's the holidays — the time when many families separated by distance come back together a...

What's Happening at Episc...

3 Tips for Coping with Me...

A new diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s is often as hard for families to accept and pro...

Here’s Why You Should Con...

Many new grads and mid-career healthcare workers haven’t considered a career in elder care...

ECH Team Members Recogniz...

Seniors and families in Louisville have long recognized that the care we provide here at E...

What's Happening at Episc...

It’s November, and that means all of us here at Episcopal Church Home (ECH) are giving tha...

4 Reasons to Consider a C...

Many college students and recent graduates — even those interested in working in health ca...

What to Do After You're D...

What should I do after I’ve been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia? If you’ve recently l...

Want to Cut Your Dementia...

Age-related dementia is a difficult condition to manage. Alzheimer’s dementia can be even ...

What Kind of Care Does Yo...

Not all Louisville retirement homes offer the same services, and that can be confusing to ...

Is There New Hope for Alz...

As Louisville’s premier memory care experts, we at Episcopal Church Home know that hearing...

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s:...

There’s a lot of confusion in the public about the difference between dementia and Alzheim...

4 Things You Need to Know...

Did you know that breast cancer affects older women disproportionately more than it does t...

What's Happening at Episc...

Boo! Here we are in October. The leaves are turning brilliant colors, there’s a chill in t...

How to Recognize the Sign...

Alzheimer’s dementia doesn’t always target people of advanced years. Sometimes, it strikes...

What to Do When You’re Sh...

It’s unfortunate, but not uncommon, to feel shamed by others when you opt to place your el...

4 Reasons to Consider a C...

As our country’s population continues to skew older, we’re facing a nationwide shortage of...

Nominate an ECH Caregiver...

If you’re an Episcopal Church Home resident, or if your senior loved one is living here in...

How to Keep Your Elderly ...

As Louisville residents know all too well, mid- to late summer temperatures here routinely...

4 Resources Long-Distance...

Cole T. is a 45-year-old married man, living with his stay-at-home wife, Lisa, and three s...

How Caregivers Can Keep S...

Online scams. Telephone fraud. Adware, malware, computer viruses and worms. Bogus tech sup...

How to Cope With Caregive...

Stress, fatigue and burnout are significant challenges for many who take care of their agi...

Where to Find Support Whe...

Alzheimer’s disease and age-related dementia diagnoses have affected millions of American ...

10 Questions to Ask When ...

When senior loved ones require more daily personal care than they could safely receive at ...

Spend "The Longest Day" t...

  A growing number of Kentucky seniors — an estimated 95,000 by 2025 — are living with Alz...

Personal Care vs. Assiste...

Many Louisville families looking for a care provider for their older loved ones begin thei...

How Kentucky Families Can...

Louisville families faced with the need to move a senior loved one into residential memory...

Don’t Fall for These 5 My...

Are you considering a move to an personal care center in Louisville? Many older people jus...

Tips for Choosing a Memor...

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are never easy for families to deal with. In addition to the phys...

How to Handle Assets When...

Many Louisville and Kentucky seniors wonder, when considering a move into a retirement com...

✝️ Is Holistic Care Right...

Much has been said and written about addressing the medical needs of the elderly. But what...

8 Signs That Your Elderly...

How do you know when the time has come to move your older loved one into residential memor...

Memory Care Communities 1...

The number of families affected by Alzheimer’s is large and growing. According to the Alzh...

3 Reasons to Consider a N...

When it's time for an elderly loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s to move to a retireme...

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