Asbury Place opens new memory care residences in Maryville

As part of its numerous lifestyle choices for older adults, Asbury Place in Maryville has officially opened the Alpine House, an innovative assisted living memory care residence that blends the setting of a traditional home with dedicated 24-hour staff and a culture of care focused on independence and personal choice. The Alpine House offers beautiful kitchen, dining and living room … Read More

Asbury Place Kingsport names Aaron Roop executive director

Asbury Communities recently named Aaron Roop executive director of its Kingsport campus. Roop comes to Asbury Place from Medical Facilities of America, where he served as an administrator at several communities since 2010. He most recently was with Parham Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, Virginia, a 180-bed skilled nursing community with more than 160 employees. “Aaron joins us after … Read More

Asbury Place Maryville names Stacie Horan retirement counselor

Asbury Place continuing care retirement communities has named Stacie Horan as retirement counselor for its Maryville campus. Horan is responsible for sales and marketing for assisted living and memory care assisted living on the campus and provides clinical oversight for older adults transitioning to Asbury Place. “Stacie comes to us with a 29-year career in health care, marketing and management … Read More

Asbury Place Maryville names Chelsea McGhee marketing coordinator

Asbury Place continuing care retirement communities has named Chelsea McGhee as marketing coordinator for its Maryville campus. McGhee supports Asbury Place’s director of sales and marketing, Kim Golly, with external and internal communications and special event planning. She has an extensive background in marketing and event planning with Vera House Events & Design Co. “We are pleased to have Chelsea … Read More

Asbury Place’s Luke Miller recognized with Excellence in Caring award

Luke Miller, therapy director at Asbury Place in Kingsport, was honored at the LeadingAge Tennessee Conference with an Excellence in Caring award, which recognizes a support staff member who has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in job performance. “Luke’s easygoing attitude, positive outlook and keen interest in improving the overall rehabilitation experience are all reasons he is more than deserving of this … Read More

Asbury Place top fundraising team at Foothills Alzheimer’s Tennessee Walk

Asbury Place in Maryville raised the most funds at the 2017 Foothills Alzheimer’s Tennessee Walk among corporate teams, earning the continuing care retirement community the grand prize award. “Team Asbury” raised $6,002 for the annual fundraiser, which was held at Maryville College last spring and raised a total of $124,000. Teams continued fundraising efforts after the event, and the totals … Read More

Asbury Place offers free session with nationally recognized senior living expert, author

Brad Breeding to provide retirement planning strategies and guidance Brad Breeding, a nationally recognized senior living expert and author of “What’s the Deal with Retirement Communities?” is coming to Asbury Place Continuing Care Retirement Community in October to provide free retirement planning strategies and guidance. In Kingsport, the event takes place at Asbury Place’s Baysmont campus, 100 Netherland Lane, on … Read More

Asbury Place to host national expert on innovative long-term care model

Public invited to free session on benefits of Household residences In preparation for a fall opening of Tennessee’s first Household residences for long-term senior care, Asbury Place Continuing Care Retirement Community is hosting national expert Martin Dickmann of Action Pact, developer of the innovative culture of care focused on personal choice. The free information session takes place Thursday, Sept. 14, … Read More

98-year-old Asbury Place resident bests his own zip-lining record

On Oct. 29, Asbury Place resident Bob Miller celebrated his 98th birthday by breaking the record as oldest person to zip line at Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport. Following Miller’s challenge to city leaders, Kingsport Mayor John Clark and Alderman Darrell Duncan also joined the fun. Miller held the prior record for riding the park’s 310-foot Flying Squirrel zip line, set … Read More

Asbury Place Kingsport names Jeffrey Hicks director of nursing

Asbury Place continuing care retirement communities has named Jeffrey Hicks as director of nursing for its Kingsport campus. Hicks most recently served as director of nursing at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, Virginia. He brings a diverse background, including work in industry and engineering, but Hicks says health care was always his first passion. “At age 36, I … Read More