The phone rang at Gloria Tremane’s house around 11:30. “Grandma, it’s Sara,” said the voice on the other end of the line. “I’m sorry to call so late, but … I’m in trouble.” Maybe it was because it was so late and Gloria was beginning to drift off to sleep, or maybe it was because [...]
Monthly Archives: July 2011
This week, the Pioneer Network will hold its national conference, welcoming more than 1,000 caregivers, surveyors, and administrators of long-term care for seniors to the St. Charles Visitor and Convention Center outside of St. Louis. In preparation for this event, LSS Director of Performance Improvement Joan Devine has taken to the airwaves to explain what [...]
Organized by LSS Director of Volunteers Pam Gordon, nearly 70 LSS supporters and employees served as the engine that helped propel LSS’ Benevolent Care Golf Benefit to become the organization’s most successful summer fundraiser to date. Click below to see the faces of just a handful of our volunteers.
Lutheran Senior Services’ Affordable Housing communities came close to sweeping the award categories at the annual Heartland Affordable Housing Management Association (HAHMA) Conference this year, taking all but two of the top honors. Congratulations to: Michelle Wamser of Halls Ferry Manor, Service Coordinator of the Year Eric Glenn of Halls Ferry Manor, Maintenance Person of [...]
“See, you want to hold on to Vermont Avenue,” Jack Brooks explained to Liz Tobin, pointing helpfully to a game card. “You get more for it when someone lands on it than Mediterranean.” “Oh!” Liz says, smiling knowingly. A resident of Concordia Village’s assisted living apartments, Liz knows more about the game of Monopoly than [...]
Monday’s LSS Benevolent Care Golf Benefit at Whitmoor Country Club was a memorable day for all involved. Below, you’ll find a gallery of images from the day’s highlights.
The weather was hot, the action was hotter, and the auctioneer’s gavel was positively smoking at LSS’ Benevolent Care Benefit Golf Tournament Monday, July 18, as generous participants helped net more than $100,000 to support seniors. More than 250 participating golfers teed off at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Springs, Missouri, for 18-hole adventures, bookended [...]
Concordia Village in Springfield, Illinois, held a special program recently in honor of retired servicemen and women living on campus. Click below to see the special coverage by Springfield’s ABC 20.
LSS’ newest community, The Village at Mackenzie Place, is currently being built on the grounds of an old Affton High School building. And it turns out the building still has a few lessons left to teach. Industrial technology instructor Ken Steinbrueck from Lutheran High School South has brought classrooms full of students to tour the [...]