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Lutheran Senior Services To Offer Up to 100 Paid Apprenticeship Positions in Certified Nursing Assistant Training Through Federal Workforce Development Program

Lutheran Senior Services has begun offering a federally recognized paid apprenticeship program in Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training at its CNA Training Academy in Town & Country.  Administered through the U.S. Department of Labor – Office of Apprenticeship and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Registered Apprenticeship Advantage Program will offset most of …

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LSS Residents and Washington University: Intergenerational Connections

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 …

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Lutheran Senior Services begins $70 million expansion in Town & Country

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 …

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Lutheran Senior Services Receives Highest Level of 2018 Workplace Health Recognition from American Heart Association

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 …

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Missouri Seniors: Bridging the Gap

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 …

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End the Medicaid Crisis in the Show-Me State

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.

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Volunteer in the New Year

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 …

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VOYCE Recognizes Employees of Lutheran Senior Services for Commitment and Compassion

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 …

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LSS wins 1st place in the Valuing Gray Video Contest

Congratulations to our Masterpiece Living Residents from Breeze Park, Heisinger Bluffs, and Meridian Village who shared their stories of purpose and giving to others. Because of their efforts, LSS won 1st place in the Valuing Gray Video Contest. The Valuing Gray video contest from Masterpiece Living (MPL) is designed to showcase how the talents of older adults are contributing to the …

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