Givens News

Givens Board Chair Inducted into The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Joseph P. “Joe” McGuire, chair of Givens Communities board of directors, has been inducted into The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina’s highest civilian award recognizing public service. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is given by the Governor to persons who have made significant contributions to the state and their communities …

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Givens Tops Newsweek Rankings of Retirement Communities for 2024

Givens Communities earned top spots, including a number one in the state – in Newsweek’s inaugural “America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024” rankings. Givens Highland Farms in Black Mountain ranked 7th statewide and 40th nationally, while Givens Estates in Asheville was ranked 1st in North Carolina and 13th in the country, out of more …

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Brookside apartments garners news coverage

Karrigan Monk, a reporter with the Black Mountain News, recently provided coverage of our Givens Highland Farms expansion project, two years in the making. Brookside, the senior living community’s newest apartment neighborhood, was completed Oct. 31 and residents started moving in on Nov. 1. A special open house and welcoming ceremony was held Nov. 21, …

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Givens Highland Farms Welcomes New Residents, Plans More Expansion

Givens Highland Farms will welcome about 40 new residents to the community during the next few weeks as it completes a portion of its latest expansion project, and it is also preparing to take non-binding reservation agreements for another expansion project. Givens Highland Farms is a continuing care retirement community, on 85 acres where residents …

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Givens Communities Builds Strength, Increases Effectiveness Through Leadership

Dear Residents and Team Members, Earlier this year, David Smith accepted the responsibility of serving as the Givens Estates Interim Executive Director, when John Cowan announced his retirement. Over the past several months, David has shown his ability to effectively build teams while also providing strong leadership. Through this process, we have identified many strengths …

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Givens Discovery Newsletter

With autumn in full swing along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Givens Communities publishes the final quarterly edition of Discovery newsletter for our residents, future residents, team and board members, and friends. Read it here.

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Blue Ridge Pride Festival 2023 is Saturday

On Saturday, Givens Communities will join in support of Blue Ridge Pride Festival 2023 as a sponsor and participant at the annual event in downtown Asheville at Pack Square Park. A pillar of Blue Ridge Pride is advocacy on behalf of our aging LGBTQ+ population through a variety of initiatives, including monthly meetings, partnerships and …

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Givens Home First Will Revolutionize Home and Community Based Services

Givens Communities has announced the launch of a new home and community-based services program that empowers participating older adults to age gracefully in the comfort of their own homes. Called Givens Home First, the initial offering will support residents of the nonprofit organization’s two Life Plan Communities, Givens Estates in Asheville and Givens Highland Farms …

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