In this Weekly Medical Moment from the Visiting Nurse Association, Erica Herman, Director of Social Services at LSS Meramec Bluffs, builds on the wisdom of Dr. Gary Chapman’s Five Languages of Love. Our focus is making sure that love has the best seat at the table during late life care.Read More
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We’re so excited to have partnered with Washington University student, Molly Davis, to start a new program that pairs LSS residents with college students for an intergenerational volunteer opportunity. Learn more about how this program started, the training that students participated in, and how they’re looking to make an even bigger difference in the lives …Read More
We’re proud to announce the beginning of construction on our $70 million expansion at Mason Pointe Senior Living Community in Town & Country. The project, which is adjacent to Mason Pointe’s main location at 13190 S. Outer Forty Road, will feature a three-story, 390,000-square-foot building with 156 new independent living apartments when it opens in the …Read More
National program honors employee health improvement efforts and workforce heart health. St. Louis, Mo., September 26, 2018 – Lutheran Senior Services has received Gold level recognition from the American Heart Association’s 2018 Workplace Health Achievement Index for the senior living provider’s successful efforts to build a culture of health improvement and heart health throughout its …Read More
A carved ivory chess set, circa 1960 from Vietnam; an early 20th century Mahjong set of carved and painted bone and bamboo tiles in a hand carved box from China; and clay marbles from the Mississippian period were among the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville University Museum’s artifacts displayed at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon on …Read More
Lutheran Senior Services residents are meeting the state’s Medicaid crisis head-on. There is a growing awareness throughout Missouri of the state’s Medicaid crisis – and of recent efforts by Lutheran Senior Services to fix it. The movement started in January when groups of seniors began gathering at LSS communities to learn about the underfunding of …Read More
Lutheran Senior Services is the proud recipient of a $20,000 grant from Wells Fargo as part of its Elder Client Initiatives program to provide funding for our Volunteer Money Management (VMM) program. VMM is a collaborative partnership with AgeSmart Community Resources and Jewish Family & Children’s Services, that assists older adults with basic financial tasks …Read More
In my work with senior living services, I am constantly called upon to advocate for older adults. It is rewarding work on multiple levels, because it blends my business background with my spiritual calling. Every day, I draw on my experience to help others live life to the fullest. The state of Missouri is making it harder to do this. The Show-Me State is not providing adequate reimbursement for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Medicaid. As a result, care may be compromised for our state’s most frail citizens.Read More
Members of our LSS family continually inspire us with how they live out the Christian Core Values while caring for residents and one another. As we look toward the New Year, may we consider volunteering our time to further spread God’s love. The ministry of volunteerism fits perfectly with our Christian Core Values. Faith-inspired: Volunteers assist …Read More
VOYCE honored exceptional individuals in the field of caregiving at the Caregiver Awards Luncheon. During the annual event, VOYCE (formerly the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program) recognized staff and volunteers who demonstrate excellence in person-centered care. A total of 18 local caregivers were given awards for embodying the voice of compassion by doing an outstanding …Read More