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Posted: Wednesday, 07 May 2014 5:40PM

Christian Care Communities New Facility

Hopkinsville will soon have a day center for elderly adults with Alzheimer's and dementia based on the vision and leadership of two local couples. Christian Care Communities in Hopkinsville broke ground on a new facility Tuesday just across North Drive from Chapel House. Executive Director Israel Ray says the Cornell Memory Care Center is the vision of two local couples.

Ray says the Best Friends approach is a way treating and helping Alzheimer's and dementia patients to allow them to continue living a enjoyably.

Ray says the new facility will be a haven for those suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia and respite for caregivers.

The Center will serve between 30 to 35 seniors with almost 50 caregivers on hand daily to provide one on one care. Construction is slated to begin soon on the new building.

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