The Ivey opened for business on January 7, 2008 as a tribute to founder Lynn Ivey's parents.
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Lynn’s mother passed in October 2006, the same week that The Ivey broke ground. Her father, sadly, also lived with dementia at the end of his life, passing away 10 years later in December 2016. Although both her parents still lived in Wilmington, NC making it impossible to attend The Ivey, the experiences of both dramatically informed the vision, mission, and culture of The Ivey.
- Its Caregiver Resources offering expanded to include not only counsel and support to families of the Onsite Respite program but also to include families in the greater Charlotte community regardless of whether their loved ones attend The Ivey.
- Believing in the power of education to promote a brain-healthy lifestyle to age well, a 12-week workshop program launched to the greater Charlotte community. Three 12-week sessions, offered 3 times per year, convenes professional subject matter experts who deliver specially curated educational workshops on 6 topics universally known as brain health pillars.