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Billye's story exemplifies our mission.
As we age, there are challenges in facing life. Our calling is to provide nurturing care to empower older adults to live peacefully and meaningfully.
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The first time I first met Billye, she was quietly sitting in her wheelchair, unable to speak from a series of strokes. I was playing a game with the woman next to her of “pick up the napkin when I drop it...over and over." The woman seemed unaware, engaged only in the napkin, but I saw Billye’s eyes sparkling and she had the subtle suggestion of a smile.
Pausing the game, I kneeled down and looked Billye in the eye. “You’re in there, aren’t you?” She stared intently at me. “If you think that was the silliest thing you’ve seen a chaplain do today, blink your eyes.” Swiftly, firmly, she closed her eyes and opened them, looking right at me.
Billye and I advanced from blinking to sophisticated conversations based on yes/no questions that Billye answered by lifting one or two fingers or making a fist. Soon, others began conversing with Billye, giving her control over her world with a fist, two fingers, and a blink.
Hattie H. Wagner, CEO
Presbyterian Homes and Services of Kentucky, Inc. has provided services and care to seniors since 1947.
What a year it was been!
It is our privilege as a faith-based non-profit to stand with, love, and support our residents for as long as they are with us. Some outlive their resources. Please help us continue to care for them by joining us in giving back.
Please consider a gift to the Caring Hands Fund, which provides benevolent care for residents who have exhausted their financial resources. This year, we will be participating in #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving on December 1, 2020.
Donate today to support these valued members of our community.
It has been a long year. 2020 has been made brighter by the generous gift of a new resident pavilion donated in memory of John and Joyce Murphy. John was a cheerful and gregarious man who loved to sit outside and visit with any and all who might happen by. He and his wife, Joyce were much loved.
With this gift we now can offer the same joy to other residents, yet the project is not complete without outdoor furniture. Would you help us raise money to create an enjoyable option for outdoor visiting for members of our community (at a safe distance). With a little help from our friends, it is project to further brighten these spectacular Fall days!