Groundbreaking held for assisted living facility

Earlier this week officials attended a groundbreaking for a new 17,700 square-feet assisting living facility to be built near the Family First Clinic on E. Rusk Street.

JACKSONVILLE - Local, State and Federal officials joined CP Homes VP of Operations, Jill Lentini and Country Place Senior Living VP of Development, Rusty Prentice to celebrate the groundbreaking of “Country Place Senior Living of Jacksonville” by CP Homes- leading the Texas expansion in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Lentini announces the expansion of Country Place Senior Living, “Jacksonville is the fourth of many planned residences across East Texas. We are happy to be able to provide a positive physical and social environment for our residents.”

Scheduled to open in February 2020, Country Place Senior Living assisted living residence will be equipped with a fully accessible private bathroom, large sitting and sleeping areas and a hospitality kitchen. In addition to the private living suites, the 17,700 sq. ft. building will include a large dining area, indoor and outdoor social areas, a guest suite, exercise facility, library, commercial kitchen facilities and other amenities.

According to Lentini, “Country Place Senior Living offers a truly exceptional standard of assisted living, specially designed to meet the lifestyle and healthcare needs of seniors in Cherokee County country and the surrounding areas. Each resident will be able to select the supportive health care services they desire.”

Extensive personal and healthcare services will be offered by the staff on duty 24 hours, seven days a week. The professional staff includes an administrator, a full time nurse, dietary consultant, food service coordinator, full time life enrichment coordinator and numerous certified nurse aids. Services to be provided at the residence will include three home cooked meals daily, housekeeping and personal laundry services, an extensive life enrichment program, help with dressing, bathing and grooming and assistance with personal medications.

For more information about Country Place Senior Living of Jacksonville, contact our Texas Regional Manager at (469) 475-4513 or visit

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