The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Lexington, has named Chase Williams as its new executive director.
In this role, Williams oversees daily operations at the Alzheimer’s and memory care community located at 225 Ruccio Way.
Williams most recently served as director of nursing at Morning Pointe of Richmond, Kentucky, for two and a half years. She served as director of nursing at the Lexington Lantern several years ago and has worked for Morning Pointe Senior Living for eight years total. She has been a licensed practical nurse for almost 10 years.
“Since childhood I have always loved older people, babies and animals,” said Williams. “I always knew that I wanted to care for others, and senior care/senior living was the perfect fit for me. I love being around people and helping make a difference.”
Williams added that she enjoys the family atmosphere and support of the Morning Pointe Senior Living team.
“Chase is truly an asset to our family of executive directors, and I know she is going to continue to make great things happen in our Lexington Lantern,” said Staci Dennis, vice president of operations for Morning Pointe Senior Living’s Bluegrass Region.
Originally from Richmond, Kentucky, Williams has lived in Berea since she was 12. She is married to Shawn Williams, and they have two sons, Tyler and Chandler. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking out, shopping and vacationing at the beach.
The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Lexington offers specialized programs for early to moderately severe stages of Alzheimer’s that focus on individual interests, life experiences and personal strengths to ensure each resident benefits from personalized and purposeful support.
Morning Pointe Senior Living has a long history of serving seniors in Kentucky. The company operates 11 personal care and memory care campuses in Kentucky, including three in Lexington. The Bluegrass Region team provides each building with operational, clinical and community relations support.
Founded in 1997 by Tennessee healthcare entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and Franklin Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 37 assisted living, personal care, and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in five southeastern states.