Monthly Archives: September 2010

Standing Together, Serving Together: A Joint Prayer Breakfast

LSS joined four of its partner organizations in welcoming area Lutherans to “Standing Together, Serving Together,” a joint prayer breakfast held Sept. 22 at the historic Coronado Ballroom. LSS, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri, and Humanitri hosted the event, which drew more than 300 attendees for a morning of celebration, fellowship, and discussion. […]

Breeze Park residents weigh in on “Hang Up and Drive” laws

St. Louis’ KSDK Channel 5 visited our Breeze Park community in St. Charles yesterday. Reporters asked residents for their reaction to a push by Missouri legislators to expand laws prohibiting texting while driving. Currently, Missouri laws punish people under 21 for sending text messages while operating a motor vehicle. New laws would up that age […]

How to Embrace Clipboard Addiction Syndrome

Are you a checkmark-aholic? You know the type–the kind of person who’s forever making little lists of things they need to accomplish on the back of every scrap piece of paper they can lay hands on. If you’re one of them, you’re in good company. About 75% of Americans keep a To-Do List around to help themselves stay […]

Brisk Autumn Days? Bring on the Zoo!

Looking for a way to get out and enjoy the last of the warm weather that we are enjoying? How about attending a really BIG birthday party?  2010 marks the 100th birthday of the St. Louis Zoo. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the zoo has teamed up with the Missouri History Museum to host “Zootennial”, […]

LSS, Roy Rogers and the Easter Bunny team up to support the United Way

Each year, LSS goes to great lengths to raise funds for the United Way, but the folks at Breeze Park might be getting a little carried away. While the dining services department provided the goodies for the St. Charles senior living community’s annual fundraising kickoff, the activities department provided the entertainment. (In case you’re wondering, that’s […]

Memory Walk 2010: An LSS Photo Gallery

LSS’ photographer extraordinaire Rev. Nathan Ruback was on hand Sept. 11 for the 2010 St. Louis Memory Walk, held at Busch Stadium. Click below to see some of the images Rev. Ruback snapped of LSS employees and residents on the big day.

Live from Busch Stadium, LSS presents 2010 Memory Walk

LSS’ “Big Blue Mob” was out in force Saturday, Sept. 11, for the Memory Walk at Busch Stadium. Braving potentially wet weather, LSS staff members, residents, and their families filled the stands to support the Alzheimer’s Association, America’s largest provider of support services and research funding for Alzheimer’s disease. The presenting sponsor for this year’s walk, LSS had […]

Meridian Village Care Center Opening Approaches!

The Edwardsville Intelligencer ran an in-depth article yesterday on next Friday’s opening of the new care center expansion at Meridian Village. Staff reporter Bill Tucker writes: “Meridian Village is emphasizing the grand in the Sept. 30 grand opening of its Skilled Nursing Care Center. Lining up an evening of entertainment and guest speakers, organizers are […]

Four Easy Ways to Keep the Bug at Bay this Flu Season

Fall is here. This means the weather is changing (or, at least it is supposed to be. Someone tell that to the weather in St. Louis!). As leaves start falling and days become shorter, we get closer and closer to the cold and flu season. With that in mind, the Centers for Disease Control has a few suggestions on […]

Seniors Make their Way to Facebook in Droves

Q: Do Older Adults Like Social Media? A: These days, finding someone who does not have AT LEAST a Facebook page is like finding a needle in a haystack. Well, according to Pew Internet and American Life Project, that search is about to get even harder. Back in May, they conducted a survey of older […]