Category Archives: Blog

Serve St. Louis

What started with a few churches reaching out into their community, has grown into thousands of individuals representing local churches and organizations. Together, we’re uniting to make a difference in the St. Louis area. Serve St. Louis’ vision is to honor the name of Jesus Christ by meeting needs in the community, ultimately making St. […]

Free Resource! Preparing for Short Stay Rehabilitation Checklist

My team sees one of two scenarios. One scenario is we’ll have someone come to us who is getting ready for a surgery that will be followed by rehab. This could be anything from a hip replacement surgery to knee surgery. The other scenario is an unexpected emergency has occurred and now they need to […]

Dr. Walter Lin receives Visionary Award and Project Wellness reveives Excellence in Service Award from Leading Age Missouri

Dr. Walter Lin, M. D., Physician Advisor Performance Improvement at Lutheran Senior Services (LSS), and the Project Wellness Program at LSS’ Affordable Housing communities have been honored by LeadingAge Missouri for their outstanding contributions to the fields of aging, health care, housing and community based services. Dr. Lin received a Visionary Award for his ‘Treatment […]

Lutheran Senior Services details $50 million Town & Country Community

(Reprinted with permission from the St. Louis Business Journal. Alteration or further reproduction is strictly prohibited. ©2016 St. Louis Business Journal, 815 Olive Street, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63101. View original here.) BY ANGELA MUELLER Lutheran Senior Services is planning to build a 140-unit independent living apartment facility on its Mason Pointe campus, a […]

Lutheran Senior Services celebrates the life and legacy of Rev. Vern Gundermann

Lutheran Senior Services celebrates the life and legacy of Rev. Vern Gundermann. He fearlessly carried the love of Christ in his heart, but yet so freely gave it out to those around him. During his time as Administrator of Pastoral Care, he brought his many gifts to the mission of Older Adults Living Life to […]

Marsha Enchelmaier Joins Lutheran Senior Services as Director of Clinical Resources

Marsha Enchelmaier, MSN, RN, has joined Lutheran Senior Services and its Center For Clinical Excellence as Director of Clinical Resources. She will be responsible for developing and administering a variety of clinical project support and initiatives across Lutheran Senior Services’ network of senior living communities and its Home & Community Based Services. She comes to […]

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 […]