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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Hear from the line dancers at our Senior Center, learn about new and exciting ElderServe events, and hear from our CEO, Julie, about what’s on the horizon. Find out more by downloading our full Fall 2018 Newsletter here.

Summer 2018 Newsletter

Meet Robin Bandy, our Senior Director of Programs (who has since been promoted to Chief Operating Officer), and find out how much the Champions for the Aging luncheon raised. Plus, CEO Julie Guenthner says ElderServe has big plans this year. Find out what they are when you download our full Summer 2018 Newsletter here.

Louisville Bar Foundation Awards $7,500

The Louisville Bar Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to ElderServe’s Crime Victim Services program. ElderServe was one of 13 nonprofits receiving a total of $115,000 in grants from the foundation.

The Crime Victim Services program served nearly 1,000 seniors in the 2017-18 fiscal year, and victim advocates also educate community groups throughout the year about elder abuse. The program is largely supported with a federal grant under the Victims of Crime Act. The Louisville Bar Foundation’s grant meets a portion of the required matching funds.

To learn more about the LBF grant, click here.

ElderServe to Help State Improve Guardianship Program

ElderServe has joined other stakeholders in a new group tasked with finding ways to improve Kentucky’s adult guardianship program.

At the recommendation of House legislators, Kentucky became the 25th state to add WINGS (Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders). The group, which is coordinated by CHFS and the Administrative Office of the Courts, will report annually to state lawmakers.

To learn more about the WINGS initiative, click here.

2018 CFA Luncheons Raises Nearly $80,000

Nearly 300 people gathered for lunch Friday at the Seelbach Hotel to honor Nazareth Home CEO, Mary Haynes as 2018’s Champion for the Aging and raised about $80,000 for ElderServe, one of Louisville’s largest nonprofits dedicated exclusively to helping older adults.

To learn more about the 2018 Champion for the Aging luncheon, click here.

Senior Center To Educate on Advanced Care Planning April 16

If a car accident left you in a coma tomorrow, who would make your healthcare decisions? Are you sure that they would make the same choices as you?

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, and to mark the occasion, ElderServe invites the public to a free presentation on planning for who can make healthcare and end-of-life decisions when you can’t.

To learn more about the presentation for National Healthcare Decisions Day, click here.

Nazareth Home executive named Champion for the Aging

ElderServe, Louisville’s largest nonprofit dedicated to senior services, has named Nazareth Home CEO and President Mary Haynes the 2018 Champion for the Aging.

The award is presented annually to an individual in recognition of outstanding commitment to improving the lives of older adults. The Champion for the Aging Award Luncheon, ElderServe’s largest fund raiser, will take place on June 8, 2018 at the Seelbach Hotel.

To learn more about Haynes’ accomplishments and the Champion for the Aging luncheon, click here.

Winter/Spring 2018 Newsletter

The Winter/Spring 2018 edition of the ElderServe newsletter is now available.  To read on-line click here.  For a hard copy, please e-mail info@elderserveinc.org and we will be happy to add you to our mailing list. Alternatively, download a printable version of the Winter/Spring 2018 ElderServe newsletter.

Chocolate Dreams Brings in Over $50,000

ElderServe, Louisville’s oldest nonprofit devoted exclusively to supporting seniors, raised more than $50,000 at its 13th annual Chocolate Dreams.

About 300 guests at Mellwood Arts Center sampled sweet and savory concoctions from 16 culinary professional competing for a prize in four categories, sipped signature drinks from four local vendors and bid on a silent auction.

To see who won Caregiver of the Year and which chefs won, click here.

Chocolate Dreams Fund Raiser Set for Jan. 29

Louisville chefs will turn Mellwood Arts Center into a veritable chocolate factory Jan. 29 during the during the 13th annual Chocolate Dreams fund raiser for ElderServe, Louisville’s oldest nonprofit devoted exclusively to supporting senior citizens.

Hundreds of guests will sample sumptuous creations as chefs and culinary professionals compete for a prize in each of four categories: Savory, International, Bluegrass and People’s Choice. The event will also recognize a Caregiver of the Year from among four nominees presented by Today’s Transitions magazine.

To read more about the 13th annual Chocolate Dreams, click here. To order tickets, visit ChocolateDreams.org.

Elf to Elder benefits more than 100 seniors

The holidays will be brighter for 133 older adults in Jefferson County, thanks to ElderServe’s Elf to an Elder program, now in its fourth year.

Summer 2017 Newsletter

The Summer 2017 edition of the ElderServe newsletter is now available.  To read on-line click here.  If you would like to receive the newsletter via e-mail please enter your e-mail address in the Optin Form to the right.  For a hard copy, please e-mail info@elderserveinc.org and we will be happy to add you to our mailing list. Alternatively, download a printable version of the Summer 2017 ElderServe newsletter.

Winter/Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Winter/Spring 2017 edition of the ElderServe newsletter is now available.  If you would like to receive the newsletter via e-mail please enter your e-mail address in the Optin Form to the right. For a hard copy, please e-mail info@elderserveinc.org and we will be happy to add you to our mailing list. Alternatively, download a printable version of the Winter/Spring 2017 ElderServe newsletter.

ElderServe to Relocate!

ElderServe will be relocating to the GuardiaCare offices, 215 W. Breckinridge Street, Louisville, KY 40203.  This moves follows the recent merger and allows for growth.