Mindful Care names new assistant director, November 18, 2014

Daily News Journal, November 18, 2014 MURFREESBORO – Veteran caregiver Karen Hunter-Kowalski was born to take care of her elders, which is why she fits at Mindful Care Adult Day Services. Hunter-Kowalski replaced Angela Baxter, who served as assistant director since the founding of the organization. Mindful Care was incorporated … Continue reading

Mindful Care adult day services a busy place, November 2, 2014

Daily News Journal, November 2, 2014 MURFREESBORO – Mindful Care adult day services, a program of Elder’s First, recently celebrated its seventh year in partnership with New Vision Baptist Church, which provides the room for the program. Mindful Care is a daily program for senior citizens with memory problems. The … Continue reading

Watters: Mindful Care serves as respite, October 18, 2014

Daily News Journal, October, 18, 2014 MURFREESBORO – Growing up on a farm in Lascassas, Jamie Watters spent a lot of time with her grandparents. She also spent a lot of time at her mom’s job at the VA nursing home in Murfreesboro, where she would often visit with residents. … Continue reading

Local caregiver is living proof of stress-reduction research, August 9, 2014

Daily News Journal, August 9, 2014 When a family member caring for a loved one afflicted with dementia is relieved even temporarily from that responsibility, that caregiver will experience a biological response that reduces stress and contributes to better long-term health. According to studies at Penn State University and the … Continue reading

Mindful Care poolside party to include wine tasting, bottle swap, May 15, 2014

Murfreesboro Post, May 15, 2014 The community is invited to “Slide into Summer” and enjoy wine tasting and refreshments poolside and under the moonlight to support the efforts of Mindful Care Adult Day Services of Rutherford County, Saturday, May 31, from 7-10 p.m. The event will be held the home … Continue reading

Mindful Care Adult Day Services asks for your support May 6, 2014

Murfreesboro Post, May 5, 2014 The Big Payback, which starts Tuesday, May 6 at 6 a.m., is a new 24-hour, online giving event in the 40 counties served by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simply to inspire Middle Tennesseans to show pride in their community and … Continue reading

Murfreesboro Pulse Article, April 3, 2013

Mindful Care was in the Pulse recently.  Please click here to read the article. Elders First/Mindful Care BY ELIZABETH SCOTT, Murfreesboro Pulse, April 3, 2013 Providing happiness and laughs in a dark situation is what Elders First does for its clients. The adult daycare center provides care for those 55 and … Continue reading

Elders First receives grant for enrichment program, August 16, 2012

Murfreesboro Post, August 16, 2012 Elders First Adult Day Services of Rutherford County recently received a $6,000 grant from The Baptist Healing Trust. The grant will be used by Elders First to continue to provide a humane and supportive daytime enrichment program, which is available to the estimated 2,590 people … Continue reading

Milestone: Lori Domer named assistant director Of Elders First Adult Day Services, February 7, 2012

Murfreesboro Post, February 7, 2012 Lori Domer, formerly director of activities and marketing assistant at Creekside at Three Rivers Assisted Living in Murfreesboro, has been named assistant director of Elders First of Rutherford County. The announcement was made by Tina O’Brien, founder and executive director of the nonprofit adult day … Continue reading

Nonprofit awards $16,000 in grants to RuCo organizations, January 4, 2012

Murfreesboro Post, January 4, 2012 NASHVILLE – The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announced Wednesday it had awarded $16,285 in grants to eight Rutherford County nonprofit organizations as part of the organization’s annual grant-making process. “Our grant-making is at the core of our mission to connect generosity with need and … Continue reading