Phillip Cook Named Chaplain Program Coordinator for Cleveland-Based Legacy Senior Living

23 MARCH 2017, CLEVELAND, TENN.
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CLEVELAND, Tenn. (March 23, 2017) – Phillip Cook has been named the Chaplain Program Coordinator for Legacy Senior Living, the Cleveland-based management company of 12 independent, assisted living and memory care facilities throughout the Southeast. The chaplaincy program, now headed by Pastor Cook, was developed in 2016 at all 12 Legacy Senior Living facilities.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (March 23, 2017) – Phillip Cook has been named the Chaplain Program Coordinator for Legacy Senior Living, the Cleveland-based management company of 12 independent, assisted living and memory care facilities throughout the Southeast.

The chaplaincy program, now headed by Pastor Cook, was developed in 2016 at all 12 Legacy Senior Living facilities. A chaplain provides ministerial needs that are in keeping with the residents’ faith at each facility.

Cook, an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God, will provide support to each facility chaplain coordinator as well as develop the quality of spiritual care provided throughout the Legacy Senior Living network.

Pastor Cook began his ministerial career in 1968 and has served pastorates in nine churches. Throughout the past 35 years, he has also served as an evangelist, teacher and church administrator in various locations. In 1988, he founded and currently continues to serve as president of Wounded Warrior Ministries International. He attended Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, Pa., and Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., where he studied theology.

“I am excited to join the Legacy Senior Living team and am eager to work toward our commitment of providing exceptional care for the residents’ spiritual needs. The chaplaincy program is designed to help us provide meaningful, spiritual care for our residents, family members and team members,” Pastor Cook said, “It is my honor to serve our chaplains as they minister in each of the Legacy Senior Living locations.”

“We are honored to have someone with so many years of ministry experience to be leading and supporting each of our facility chaplains. Nourishing our residents’ spiritual needs is a very important aspect of their daily lives,” Barry Ray, President of Legacy Senior Living.

About Legacy Senior Living

Legacy Senior Living operates a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast specializing in independent living, assisted living or Alzheimer’s care services. Headquartered in Cleveland, Tenn., the company is committed to serving the ‘Greatest Generation of Americans’ with honor, respect, faith and integrity.

The company was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net or by calling (423) 478-8071.

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"We are honored to have someone with so many years of ministry experience to be leading and supporting each of our facility chaplains. Nourishing our residents’ spiritual needs is a very important aspect of their daily lives." Barry Ray, President of Legacy Senior Living
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About Legacy Senior Living - Cleveland, TN

Legacy Senior Living is a management organization specializing in independent and assisted living facilities. Legacy manages facilities owned by the principals and also engages with select developers and owners to provide management and consulting services.

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