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Do Your Best

As an Assistant Director of Nursing at Meramec Bluffs, Tish Wiley oversees two areas of REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation. She does a little bit of everything and pitches in wherever help is needed. Tish finds satisfaction in her work, knowing she can help someone and impact their life. In celebration of Black History Month, she discusses the leaders that inspire her to help Meramec Bluffs residents.

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Be Curious

Kelvin Willis, LSS Community Manager, believes curiosity in others’ stories will make us a better world. Read his perspective during our Black History Month Celebration.

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Celebrating Black History Month

Lutheran Senior Services is celebrating Black History Month by highlighting past and present leaders of the black community. We pause to commemorate their achievements as well as the impact that it has had in our history and future. Written by our own team members across LSS, we’ll experience Black History Month through their eyes.

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Concordia Village Builds on Excellence with Addition of Memory Care

November 12, 2020, Springfield, Illinois – Springfield-area families and seniors have a new option for Memory Care Assisted Living now, one that is part of an established community in this area. Concordia Village Senior Living Community opened the doors of its new Memory Care Assisted Living this fall. “We have a beautiful, secured space that …

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Affordable Housing Community Receives Grant to Help Seniors Connect

September 1, 2020, St. Louis – Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) will soon be providing Affordable Housing residents more opportunities for socialization. Recently, LSS received a grant to buy tablets for all interested residents at Rose Hill House, an Affordable Housing community in Kirkwood, Missouri. The grant, made possible through the St. Louis County CARES COVID-19 …

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Lutheran Senior Services CEO Transitions to Chief Mission Officer

June 29, 2020 – After more than a decade at the helm of Lutheran Senior Services (LSS), Rev. John Kotovsky is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and into a new role of Chief Mission Officer at LSS. “I’ve felt a pull to focus even more on the Christian Mission and spiritual side of …

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COVID-19 Preparedness at Lutheran Senior Services

Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) is taking active steps to protect residents and staff as the number of COVID-19 cases are confirmed in the areas around LSS communities and locations. We are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and state health departments. Also, LSS is …

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LPN Recognized for Excellence in Care

Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Betty Aruya was recently honored by long term care advocate organization VOYCE. Aruya works at Meramec Bluffs, an LSS Life Plan Community in Ballwin, Missouri. VOYCE awarded individuals for excellence in person-centered care.

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