Buddy Nelson Named Chaplain of Legacy Village of Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (March 21, 2018) – Buddy Nelson has been named chaplain of Legacy Village of Jacksonville, a premier senior living community serving the Jacksonville, Ala., area.

This position was designed to nourish the spiritual and emotional needs of the residents, families and team members at Legacy Village of Jacksonville. In this part-time position, Nelson will visit the community multiple times a week and organize weekly services for various denominations. Additionally, he will be available for ministerial needs and counseling.

 

Nelson brings over 40 years of pastoral experience to Legacy Village of Jacksonville. Nelson retired from his position as Pastor at Anniston First Baptist at McClellan, located in Anniston, Ala. Nelson currently serves as the Interim Pastor at Alexandria Baptist Church, in Alexandria, Ala.

 

“Buddy is a fantastic addition to our team. We believe that this position is a wonderful opportunity to invest in our resident’s spiritual journey. We are excited to benefit from Buddy’s many years of experience as he ministers to our Legacy Village family,” Nicole Smith, executive director of Legacy Village of Jacksonville, said.

 

“I am excited to join the Legacy Village of Jacksonville team and I am eager to serve the residents in any way that I can. I am very passionate and committed to providing meaningful, spiritual care for the residents, family members and team members of this community,” Nelson said.

The chaplaincy program was developed in 2016 at all 12 independent, assisted and memory care facilities throughout the Southeast that are managed by Cleveland, Tenn.-based Legacy Senior Living. Each facility has a chaplain who provides for ministerial needs that are in keeping with the residents’ faith. A company-wide chaplain coordinator helps to support and oversee chaplains at all facilities.

 

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Situated at 1116 James Hopkins Road, Legacy Village of Jacksonville is an assisted living and memory care community in Jacksonville, AL that offers independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is conveniently accessible to all points in Jacksonville, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacyjacksonville.net or by calling (256) 782-0960.

 

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

We are excited to benefit from Buddy’s many years of experience.

Nicole Smith, executive director of Legacy Village of Jacksonville
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About Legacy Village of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, AL

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Located in beautiful Jacksonville, Ala., Legacy Village is known for its experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service. The assisted living services are unparalleled in north central Alabama, and the memory care facility is among the region’s newest. The staff at Legacy Village is friendly, and the environment is designed with safety in mind. Legacy Village values the dignity of each resident, and considers it a wonderful opportunity and blessing to serve them.

More information is available at www.legacyjacksonville.net or (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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