Monthly Archives: August 2016

Ahoy Matey Open House

Question: Why does it take pirates so long to learn the alphabet? Answer: Because they spend years at C! Pirate humor rang out across from the port to the starboard side of Lutheran Hillside Village as current residents and potential future residents gathered together for an Ahoy Matey Open House The Mates and Maidens were […]

Meridian Village Strawberry Festival

A hot Sunday afternoon didn’t deter the celebrations of the Meridian Village Strawberry Festival. Even with temperatures reaching 97 degrees and activities moved indoors, 60 pounds of strawberries were consumed to celebrate one of America’s favorite fruits. “We were looking for a great activity and what speaks to summer more than fresh strawberries?” said Tammy […]

Handy Or Want To Be? Meramec Bluffs Reopens Workshop

There is something to be said for having the knowledge to fix a broken chair leg or knowing how to construct something out of nothing. For Independent Living residents at Meramec Bluffs, the reopening of the workshop was the opportunity to continue to hone or begin their handy skills. “I had a workbench in my […]

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Lenoir Woods

Lenoir Woods Senior Living Community in Columbia, Missouri held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, celebrating the construction of the Edgewood Apartments. Current residents, future residents, and guests attended to witness the continuation of the history and vision of Lenoir Woods. “History is all about honoring those who come before us. Vision is about those who will […]

The Lake Pointe Summer Party

While Lake Pointe Senior Living Community awaits groundbreaking, it’s never too early to start celebrating together. Interested future residents gathered together at the Old Hickory Golf Club for a summer party. “We wanted to create a fun opportunity for those who are interested in Lake Pointe to visit with potential future neighbors, enjoy each other’s […]

Bump, Set, Spike, Splash — Laclede Groves Brings Home the Gold!

Laclede Groves hosted the 2016 Senior Olympics Water Volleyball games with 12 teams participating from various senior living communities. This intense competition has teams practicing throughout the year culminating in one day-long tournament. “It’s in conjunction with the St. Louis Senior Olympics,” said Marilyn Coplin, Recreation Director at Laclede Groves. “Over 90 events occur every […]

Get your Kicks on Route 66: Destination Walk

During the month of May, reisdents and staff members of Heisinger Bluffs were walking the historic Route 66 … well not literally. “We wanted to encourage people to get up and move no matter how little they think they do move,” said Ashley Drewel, Helath Services Counselor. Promoting the benefits of walking, the theme helped […]

Carla Baum wins Healthcare Accomplishment Recognition Award

Carla Baum, Regional Vice President for Lutheran Senior Services (LSS), has received the 2016 Health Care Accomplishment Recognition Award – Healthcare Senior Services from the St. Louis chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. Carla is among twelve women from 11 organizations across the St. Louis region to be selected for recognition based on their contributions […]

Welcome Home – Concordia Village Hosts Patio Home Event

Jennifer Cole, Concordia Village Senior Living Counselor, considers it the highest compliment to Concordia Village when she hears guests exclaim, “Everything has been thought of!” And that was no exception when it came to the Concordia Tour of Patio Homes event on June 29. Prospective residents, Future Residency Program members and current Patio home residents […]

Around LSS: Progress and Renovation

You might have noticed that there’s a lot of construction and renovation occurring across Lutheran Senior Services. We’re investing in the future and the needs of seniors by preparing today. Take a peak at some of the projects that are occurring and a deeper explanation of why they’re so important.     A Conversation with […]