WHAT’S HAPPENING OLD

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Stay up to date with the latest happenings at Francois Bend!

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Tree Decorating Contest

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 5:30 PM – 8 PM
🎃 Everyone is invited to attend and dress in costume.
Join us for games, karaoke, candy, giveaways, refreshments, dinner, dancing, and trick-or-treating and a huge buffet! St. Mark’s CCD classes have been invited to attend to begin their volunteer service work with us!
FREE ADMISSION! 😱

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Bootacular Bubbles & Balloons at the Bend

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 5:30 PM – 8 PM
🎃 Everyone is invited to attend and dress in costume.
Join us for games, karaoke, candy, giveaways, refreshments, dinner, dancing, and trick-or-treating and a huge buffet! St. Mark’s CCD classes have been invited to attend to begin their volunteer service work with us!
FREE ADMISSION! 😱

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Luncheon
at the Bend!

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Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11 AM – 12:30 PM

Join us for an informative luncheon at the Bend to learn more about us!
Our executive chef Richard Shackelford, owner of Starlite Espresso Cafe will be cooking up something delicious!
For more information, please call Amanda at (225) 647-BEND (2363)

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Wine and Cheese
Stroll

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Join us for an afternoon of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a stroll around Francois Bend!

Thursday, November 29th 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Ribbon Cutting and Reception

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Friday, December 7th 10:00 AM

Grand Opening
Saturday, December 8th, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Join us for live music from Na Na Sha, cocktails, and tours of the campus!
At our Grand Opening celebration, we will be asking for a toy donation for the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Christmas Crusade who provide toys to children in need.

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It’s been a
busy week!

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Group discussions, fall door hangers, morning exercise and puzzles. We are having so much fun! More residents are moving in this weekend and we are looking forward to having them join us at Francois Bend!

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September
2018

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We are almost ready to open. The furniture has arrived and the kitchen is set to prepare gourmet meals.

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Pre-opening Party

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Francois Bend is excited for this coming Fall! Come join us for our pre-opening party. Check out the great article from the Gonzales Weekly Citizen

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Young at Heart Expo

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The Young at Heart Expo that took place on Friday at Lamar-Dixon. Francois Bend did free balance assessments for the public.

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Moving Right Along

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We are filling up quickly. Don’t wait call us today to schedule a meeting with one of our awesome staff members.

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Memorial Day Event

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Francois Bend sponsored the Memorial Day event at the Veterans Park in Ascension, for the memorial day service.
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Jambalaya Festival

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Megan Babin and Judy Naquin were proud to represent Francois Bend at the Jambalaya Festival where we sponsored a team.
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Light Lane Festival

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Megan Babin and Judy Naquin were proud to represent Francois Bend at the Light Lane Festival at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Gonzales, LA on April 7th & 8th.
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Join Us

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We are holding two separate events in March. Come join for an opportunity to see the Francois Bend floor plans, hear about specials that will be offered and schedule a residency application appointment.  We will also have a guest speaker discussing reverse mortgages.
RSVP by calling 225-647-BEND or email us at info@FrancoisBend.com
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Happy Mardi Gras

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On February 8th, 2018, Francois Bend was invited to spend the morning at The Arc of East Ascension Parish where we had a great time getting into the Mardi Gras spirit. Thanks Sharon Morris, at the Arc for making it happen.

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Site Development

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Take a look at our progress

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Family Fest

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Don’t miss out on St. Elizabeth Hospital’s annual Family Fest.

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Coffee Talk

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Come by Carli-Co Cafe and learn about Francois Bend Senior Living.

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Christmas Party

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Francois Bend helped to spread holiday cheer at the annual senior citizens Christmas Party in Ascension Parish.

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Volunteer Ascension

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Francois Bend celebrates the Christmas season with Volunteer Ascension

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Ground Breaking

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Thank you Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa for speaking at our Ground Breaking Ceremony

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Alzheimer’s Walk

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Amanda at the Alzheimer’s Walk on 11/18/17

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Amanda Williams

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We welcome Amanda Williams to the Francois Bend Family

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How do I become a resident?

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Contact Us

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Amanda Williams, Director of Marketing

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Call Me To Schedule A Complimentary Lunch Tour

Phone: (225) 647-BEND

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