Givens News

TWO GIVENS TEAM MEMBERS SELECTED AS RISING STARS

Two team members of Givens Communities are among the 15 “Rising Stars” working in senior living, skilled nursing or home care, who will be honored as 2024 McKnight’s Women of Distinction, program organizers announced today, Feb. 13. Christian Grunder, Vice President of Human Resources and Jessie Bosshard, Executive Director of Givens Home First, were selected …

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Givens Home First Adds Mentoring Roles for Services Program

Givens Home First has announced that Cindy McCurry and Linda Nash, both CNAs with the services program for Givens Highland Farms and Givens Estates residents, have been appointed as inaugural “cultivators,” a mentoring role for new team members. What Does Being a Cultivator Mean?  Serve as a readily available resource for new team members, providing …

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EL BOLETÍN DISCOVERY DESTACA LA CULTURA Y LOS VALORES DE LA COMUNIDAD

En la última edición del boletín informativo de Givens Discovery para residentes, futuros residentes, miembros del equipo y de la junta directiva, se cubre nuestra cultura y compromiso con la excelencia, guiados por nuestros valores fundamentales. Dirigido por una misión de mejorar vidas a través de comunidades, servicios y extensión, y una visión de ampliar …

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Discovery newsletter highlights community culture and values

In the latest issue of Givens Discovery newsletter for residents, future residents, team and board members, there’s coverage of our culture and commitment to excellence, guided by our core values. Steered by a mission to improve lives through communities, services and outreach, and a vision to expand possibilities for aging, Givens believes strongly in communicating …

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Spotlight Carolina Shines on Givens Choice

Spotlight Carolina, a daily TV segment broadcast by WLOS that promotes regional businesses and nonprofits, recently featured Givens Choice, part of Givens Communities family of services. Erin Strain, executive director, and Regina Kilgore, care navigator, spoke with program host Nelson Weston about the Continuing Care at Home membership program. The only such program in the …

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Givens Home First Shines A Light On National Glaucoma Awareness Month

As we begin 2024, it’s worth noting that January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. At Givens Home First, the commitment to the well-being of our community includes our Aging in Place Specialists who support clients with low vision by adapting homes for comfortable living. By raising awareness about glaucoma and emphasizing the importance of early …

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Fall 2023 Class of Nurse Aide Training Program Holds December Graduation

On Dec. 22, Givens Communities celebrated successful completion of the Fall 2023 Nurse Aide Training Program class with pomp and circumstance, excitement, and plenty of pride. With family and friends, residents, and future colleagues in attendance, a ceremony was held at the new Brookside Commons Assembly Room at Givens Highland Farms in Black Mountain. Five …

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Letter from the Director of Givens Home First

Dear Givens Home First Community, This time of year is a beautiful reminder of the importance of togetherness, kindness and the spirit of giving. Let’s reflect on the cherished moments we’ve shared throughout 2023. So far this year, our Home Care team has provided more than 10,000 hours of care to 120 residents across Givens Estates and Givens …

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High Praise for High Rankings by Givens Highland Farms, Givens Estates

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – CARF International – has publicly congratulated Givens Highland Farms and Givens Estates for outstanding performance in the recently released “America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024” by Newsweek. Newsweek partnered with global research firm Statista to spotlight outstanding achievements of 250 top-tier CCRCs. Givens Highland Farms, located in …

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Graduation in Sight for Nurse Aide Training Program Students

The Givens Communities Nurse Aide Training Program Fall 2023 cohort is nearing graduation! For course completion, students do a written exam, practical skills demonstrations, and a group project. This project is an opportunity for them to demonstrate in-depth knowledge on specific topics. The groups chose “Care Approaches for Dementia Care” and “Prevention of Urinary Tract …

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