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Masonic Homes of Kentucky named 2017 LeadingAge national award winner


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2017) – Masonic Homes of Kentucky has been named a 2017 LeadingAge National Award winner for its innovative work to improve the lives of seniors. LeadingAge announced the award winners in September 2017, and Masonic Homes recently received the award at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo in New Orleans, held Oct. 29-Nov. 1.

Masonic Homes is among nine organizations nationwide to receive a 2017 LeadingAge National Award. Masonic Homes was honored with the Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership Award. The award comes as Masonic Homes also celebrates its 150th anniversary. Founded in 1867 as the first facility of its kind in the world, Masonic Homes of Kentucky has remained dedicated to serving others in communities across Kentucky.

“While we wrap up this historic anniversary, we are honored to receive this award for the work that we are doing daily to help enrich the lives of our residents,” said Gary Marsh, president and CEO of Masonic Homes of Kentucky. “We are thankful for the continued community support, and to be among the organizations and individuals selected for this honor.”

Masonic Homes of Kentucky offers daily living and specialized services to people of all ages, regardless of affiliation. Three campuses—in Louisville, Shelbyville and Northern Kentucky—make it easier than ever for those across the state to take advantage of an extensive continuum of care. As a nonprofit organization, Masonic Homes facilitates and manages relationships and investments in projects and programs that improve the lives of those served.

Founded in 1867, Masonic Homes of Kentucky’s services include independent living, assisted living, personal care, rehabilitation therapies, memory care, skilled nursing care, home care, dialysis and child development. It owns and operates Masonic Home of Louisville, Masonic Home of Shelbyville, The Village Active Lifestyle Community, Sproutlings Pediatric Day Care & Preschool, Miralea Active Lifestyle Community and Spring Hill Village Retirement Community. It will open new independent living and assisted care communities in 2018.