Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lenoir City opens
Morning Pointe has selected
Shannon Radel as the assistant executive director for the Lantern at
Morning Pointe. Radel has her master’s degree in social work
management and community practice along with a Bachelor of Science,
in community health education and psychology. She previously worked
as administrator of residential and educational services at Florence
Crittenton, Knoxville and as a behavioral health manager at The
Bridge at Rockwood Nursing Community in Rockwood.
Morning Pointe Assisted
Living and Independent Healthcare Properties, LLC announces the
official opening of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lenoir City,
phase II of its Loudon County senior services campus.
The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Memory Care Center of
Excellence completes the 10-acre senior care complex in Lenoir City.
The opening of the $5 million complex means 40 more apartments for
seniors with Alzheimer’s and other memory care disorders.
“We at Morning Pointe are committed to offering choices in care for
this growing population,” said Greg A. Vital, founder and CEO of
Morning Pointe and IHP. According to the Alzheimer’s Association,
one out of every eight older Americans is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s
The Lantern Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Center of Excellence is a
33,000-square-foot building specially constructed and designed for
seniors with Alzheimer’s and other memory care disorders. Carefully
selected and themed life enrichment areas depicting nostalgic scenes
of the past, along with countless photographs capturing the history
of Lenoir City and Loudon County, add to Morning Pointe’s specially
developed “Meaningful Day” programming.