Monthly Archives: September 2014

SAIDO Learning visits Meridian Village

Meridian Village played host to international guests on September 18. Four team members from SAIDO Learning in Japan made a special trip to Glen Carbon, Illinois to see the progress and integration of SAIDO Learning at Meridian Village. The SAIDO Learning method involves a caregiver (called a “Supporter”) trained to work with older adults (called […]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Thousands attended the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in St. Louis on September 6 to support the more than 5 million Americans that have Alzheimer’s. Dava Elias-Dotzenrod, Executive Director at Richmond Terrace walked with her family and co-workers. “I have participated in the walk for years in support of my residents. However, since my first walk […]

Slater Place Memory Care Assisted Living opens!

The extensive makeover and expansion of Lenoir Woods hit another milestone in the five-year project with the dedication and opening of Slater Place Memory Care Assisted Living on August 26. The result of a naming contest hosted by the residents, Slater Place comes straight from the history of Lenoir Woods. In 1864, Margaret Ann Bradford […]

Stay Cool. Stay Healthy.

The intense summer heat that has cooked the nation to a crisp, clogged televisions with “Excessive Heat Warnings” and “Heat Advisories”, also poses serious health risks for seniors. According to the NIA (National Institute on Aging), the summer warmth has put seniors at risk for developing hyperthermia (a condition where the body temperature becomes dangerously […]