News at Givens Estates

Givens Estates Assisted Living Receives Four Stars

The N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation, NCDHSR, rated the Richard A. Wood Jr. Assisted Living Center at Givens Estates a 4-star facility, which is the highest rating possible in its North Carolina Star Rated Certificate Program. “The North Carolina Star Rated Certificate program for assisted living facilities, also called adult care homes and family … Continued

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Givens Estates’ Safety and Security announces new gatehouse hours, check-in requirements

Effective Thursday December 01, 2022, the new hours for the gatehouse operations at Givens Estates will be between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., daily. The Givens Estates Safety and Security Team also implemented new check-in entrance guidelines for after-hours access onto campus. The summarized guidelines for after-hours access are as follows: When approaching the gatehouse, … Continued

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Team Member Spotlight: Executive Sous Chef, David Sparacino

Chef David Sparacino, an Executive Sous Chef at Givens Estates, found his culinary passion at a young age. Chef Sparacino grew up in a big, Italian family of restauranteurs. He fondly remembers Sunday dinners centered around fresh bread and pasta along with late nights working in his father’s restaurant. Chef Sparacino started his formal education … Continued

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Quilting is Creating with Love

A special resident post by Joanie McGee, Co-chair of Luv 2 Quilt at Givens Estates I recently read an article in the Smoky Mountain Living magazine that showcased the “powerful economic force” that quilting brings to Asheville while celebrating the Southern Appalachian heritage of our foremothers! Quilters come from all over for classes, retreats, and … Continued

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